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Metrocare has been caring for people for over 40 years.

1.9 million Texans live with a serious and persistent mental illness

6.4 million Texans have a mental illness and would benefit from treatment

Last year, nearly 50,000 adults received services from Metrocare

Last year, 15,000 children received care from Metrocare

70% to 80% of parents with a child with autism will get divorced

40% of children with autism do not talk at all

Autism impacts more children than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes, Down syndrome, and cystic fibrosis combined

Early diagnosis and intervention of an individual with autism can reduce the lifetime support costs by 66%

About Us

Metrocare is north Texas' leading nonprofit dedicated to helping people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and severe emotional problems live healthier lives. Metrocare provides a comprehensive array of individually-tailored services to help the people we serve toward meaningful and satisfying lives.

Metrocare was chartered in May of 1967, first served people in 1968, and continues to be the largest and best provider of services to people with mental illness or mental retardation, as well as with other disabilities.

Metrocare serves more than 50,000 individuals each year throughout Dallas County.


To serve our neighbors with developmental or mental health challenges by helping them find lives that are meaningful and satisfying.


Regardless of challenges faced, the people we serve are able to find the meaning and satisfaction that they choose for their lives.


Integrity - We are accountable to those whom we serve, and to those from whom we receive support.

Quality - We pursue quality of life for those whom we serve, and therefore require quality of services from our staff.

Diversity - We seek a diverse and inclusive workplace in which to fulfill our mission.

Perseverance - As advocates: when we lose, we don't give up; and when we win, we raise the bar.


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