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Purpose

texas-capitalStatement of Purpose

It is the policy of the Board of Directors that the Council periodically will facilitate member Centers in development of a consensus vision for the member Community Centers as a system. The purpose, or mission, of the Texas Council is to support its members in realizing their vision. The members’ vision statement, the Texas Council’s statement of purpose, and the functions employed by the Texas Council in fulfilling its purpose are stated.

Vision for a System of Community Centers

Texans with mental illness, substance addictions and intellectual developmental disabilities have access to a well-funded, organized system of quality services and support that are responsive to individual choice and managed through a public system of Community Centers governed by volunteer trustees appointed by local government officials.

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The purpose of the Texas Council of Community Centers, Inc. is to provide an organization through which Community Centers can work together as a public system serving Texans with mental illness, intellectual developmental disabilities, and chemical dependency, and by this work, can expand and improve services in their local communities with other provider systems, deliver quality services needed by their consumers, and provide accountability to their sponsoring governmental entities, their other funding sources, and the State governance for its investments in services.