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Chief Executive Officer Announcement

The Texana Center Board of Trustees is excited to announce a significant milestone in Texana Center’s continued journey towards excellence in mental health, autism, and developmental disabilities services. After a thorough selection process, we are proud to introduce our new Chief Executive Officer, Shena Ureste. Shena brings an impressive 21 years of leadership experience within […]

Quarterly Provider Meetings

Texana Center is hosting quarterly collaboration meetings for the Medicaid Provider agencies serving persons with intellectual developmental disabilities (IDD). The goal is to promote collaborative working relationships between providers and Local IDD Authorities that result in improved services for persons with IDD. The meetings are open to representatives of Medicaid Provider agencies (Home and Community […]

NCQA Accreditation

Texana Center’s Case Management Program completed the renewal audit for National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Accreditation of Case Management for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS).   Texana Center earned a perfect score, 100%, and received NCQA Accreditation for the next three years!  Texana Center earned the initial accreditation in 2020. NCQA is an independent, not-for-profit […]

Texana Cafe serves up opportunity for adults with autism

FULSHEAR, Texas — The Texana Café is on a mission to serve exceptional food made by exceptional people. At this café, the workers, or “interns” as they’re called are all neurodiverse individuals. Many have autism. “A lot of them come in with very little confidence, with fear, with anxiety, because they’ve never held a job before,” said Rany […]

Fort Bend Junior Service League Provides Nutrition Grant

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Rosenberg TX – December 16, 2022 – The Behavior Treatment and Training Center is one of Texana Center’s best-kept secrets. The program provides new hope to young people ages 8-17 with autism and intellectual disabilities whose aggressive behaviors put them at risk for removal from home or school. Through short-term residential therapy using the principles […]

Golf for Greater Houston Provides Life Skills

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Rosenberg TX – December 1, 2022 – A generous grant of $58,000 from Fluor’s Golf for Greater Houston will provide expanded class offerings at Texana Center for Advancement in Fulshear. Texana Café and the new Center for Advancement both focus on meeting the needs of transition aged youth (14-25) with autism and intellectual disabilities, a […]

Holman Plants Gardens for Mental Health

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Rosenberg TX – October 8, 2022 – Individuals recovering from a mental health emergency now have one more therapeutic activity to engage in daily at the Texana Crisis Center. Thanks to a team of dedicated volunteers from Holman/ARI, the Crisis Center can now offer gardening activities. Working together with patients, representatives from Holman built the […]

H-E-B Tournament of Champions Help Launch Community Youth

Rosenberg TX–February 6, 2023 – As Texana Café approaches its first anniversary, the team has much to be thankful for including support from H-E-B Tournament of Champions to help young people with autism launch into their adult lives. H-E-B’s grant of $3,500will help purchase food and supplies,supporting the Café’s unique mission to serve exceptional meals […]