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Texoma Community Center seeks Christmas donations
By Paula Cawthon
Dec 25, 2013
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Texoma Community Center is seeking Christmas donation for clients including: shampoo, bath soap, shower gel, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwash, body lotion, toilet tissue, hair spray, shaving cream, cotton swabs, disposable razors, laundry detergent, facial tissues, paper towels, dish washing liquid, staple and canned and packaged foods, etc.  Cash donations are accepted to purchase these items or other needed items for individuals receiving services.  Anyone wishing to make a donation may call 903-957-4865 for more information.

Texoma Community Center serves people in Grayson, Fannin, and Cooke counties who have mental challenges.  The mission of the center is to provide services that improve quality of life and support self-determination for persons with mental, intellectual and developmental challenges. Services have been provided since 1974.

The Mental Health Centers located in Sherman, Bonham, and Gainesville offer 24-Hour Emergency Services, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team, Case Management, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Community-based Assessments, Crisis Intervention, Benefits Eligibility Assessments , Medication-Related Services, Respite Services, Skills Training, Small Groups, Supported Employment, Supported Housing, and Transportation.  A 24 Hour Toll-free Crisis Line:  877-277-2226 has been added.  This number is for any one regardless of age who is experiencing a mental health crisis in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson counties.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health provides mental health services to qualifying individuals under 18 years old. Services include Case Management, Community Support Services, Counseling, 24-Hour Crisis Intervention, Family Support Services, Screening, Assessment and Evaluation Services, and Skills Training.

Intellectual and Developmental Delays (IDD) Services provides Consumer Benefits, Continuity of Services, Eligibility/ Diagnostics, Service Authorization, Service Coordination, and Waiver Programs, Intermediate Care Facilities for person with IDD, In-Home and Family Support and Transition Planning.  IDD Community Support Services helps individuals to live independently in their own communities, Community Support, Day Habilitation, Respite and Supported Home Living.  

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) provides home and community-based treatment for infants and children birth to 36 months who are at risk of being developmentally delayed. ECI serves six counties including Delta, Lamar, Hopkins, Cooke, Fannin and Grayson.