Uvalde, Texas (June 16, 2022) – Family Service recognizes the increased need for available family and individual counseling, parenting education, youth prevention education, and other human services resources in the Uvalde area. To meet this increased need, the Uvalde Walmart has offered their vacant clinic space to Family Service, and the company has also provided a $250,000 grant supporting comprehensive mental health services for the Uvalde community. The provided clinic space, is located at 3100 E Main St in the Uvalde Walmart building. Family Service, which is deeply embedded in the Uvalde community, has provided mental health and other support to the community since 2000 and will continue to provide those services.
All individuals and families in Uvalde and the surrounding area who wish to receive crisis support, mental health services or other human service’s needs, can come to the new location and enter through the door outside of the Home and Pharmacy entrance. Families and Individuals may also reach Family Service through our website (www.family-service.org) or by calling our offices at 830-448-9630. If anyone in the surrounding areas wishes to support our efforts, we invite them to donate to us online. All proceeds given in support of Uvalde will go back to providing long-term counseling and healing to the community.
Family Service has been building strong families since 1903. As the oldest human service nonprofit in San Antonio, Family Service addresses the social determinants of health, those barriers and opportunities created by where people live, learn, work, play, and age. Helping individuals and families from birth to older adults, Family Service is dedicated to helping those in need in San Antonio and over 14 rural counties of Texas. Visit www.family-service.org to learn more about the organization and the 119 years of service to local and area families.
Mission: empowering individuals and families to transform their lives. We do this by addressing the social determinants of health through a trauma-informed care lens.