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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%

Join the Auxiliary

The Metrocare Auxiliary

In early 2009, a group of Dallas community members came together to form the Metrocare Auxiliary.  The Auxiliary's role is to raise awareness of Metrocare and their clients' needs, while also assisting in securing funding to enhance patient services and programs.

The Auxiliary meets 3-4 times a year at fun gatherings such as the annual membership drive (usually in February or March) and a shopping spree fundraiser (usually in late spring/early summer).

2013 Auxiliary Membership Event!


Shown above is the event hostess Mrs. Lori Watson, Metrocare's Interim CEO Mrs. Linda Thompson, and Metrocare Board Chairwoman and event speaker Mrs. Julie Noble.


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The major event the Auxiliary assists with is the annual Meal for the Minds luncheon each September where members are involved in several roles; selling tickets, soliciting cakes for the Edible Auction, table decorations and assisting staff with logistics.


This Auxiliary is envisioned to be one in which members can give their time, talent or resources – which ever is appropriate for their life at the time. For some, it may be a very low commitment with most involvement being participation during the luncheon. Others may decide to take on a leadership role and give of their time and talents throughout the year. Several members donate weekly time to the Kids’ Kloset


We have asked all members to give a tax-deductible membership fee of $30 (annual membership) or $300 (lifetime membership). If you are interested in joining the Auxiliary, you can purchase your membership online. Please contact Lindsay Zimmerman at 214-743-1220 or for any inquiries.


Purchase Online

Auxiliary Yearly Membership


Price: $ 30.00

Auxiliary Lifetime Membership


Price: $ 300.00


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