About Us

The Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities (NCMHID) is dedicated to helping the residents of Nueces County who are living with mental illness and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities. Each year, we serve over 10,506 people with psychiatric and behavioral health care outpatient services, counseling, training, employment assistance, housing support, homeless outreach, children’s mental health care and more.

Our Building

Mission Statement

To create a safe and collaborative environment empowering individuals to build resiliency and independence.


Nueces County is a community where individuals and families acquire the knowledge, skills, and supports to participate meaningfully in society. 


Respect, Dignity, Integrity, Excellence, Creativity, Results, Professional Development, Customer Service

Quick Facts

  • 30+ programs
  • 1 of 39 Community Centers in Texas (map)
  • 88¢ of every $1 goes to people served
  • Nationally accredited by The Joint Commission
  • Governed by a local Board of Trustees appointed by the Nueces County Commissioners Court

 Mental Health Services

Provides services to children (3-17 years) and adults (18+) for emotional, psychiatric, and social well-being. Treatment options include: case management, skills training, and psychiatric evaluation and follow up for such conditions as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and other emotional/ behavioral disorders.

Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services

Provides intervention, therapies, and supports throughout a lifetime including eligibility determination, autism services, respite, training and support, community supports, employment assistance, and service coordination.