Cenikor Announces ARPA Funding from Harris County, Texas Commissioners Court

Houston, Texas, August 31st, 2022 – Cenikor, a leading provider of substance and alcohol treatment is pleased to announce that it will receive an $844,269 award from Harris County Commissioners’ Court. The award comes from the American Rescue Plan Act, Local Fiscal Recovery Funds for Public Health Services (ARPA-LFRF), which is a stimulus package that provides economic relief to businesses and local governments that were impacted by Covid-19.

Cenikor is a leading substance and alcohol use treatment provider that offers a broad spectrum of care. Since our founding in 1967, Cenikor has served thousands of individuals in recovery services. Since our founding, Cenikor has served over 300,000 individuals at our facilities. Cenikor will be using the funding allocated from the Harris County ARPA funds to increase peer recovery support and to create additional recovery support housing. In addition to this, Cenikor will also allocate these funds to go toward medication-assisted treatment services. Each of these funding allocations will be used at our Houston facility to assist the residents of Harris County.

Cenikor provides Harris County constituents with substance use disorder a continuum of care that includes recovery housing, which provides an opportunity for our indigent clients who qualify for medication-assisted treatment services to transition into a supportive living environment.

“We are so thankful for the partnership with Harris County Commissioners Court. Working side by side to address the substance abuse crisis in Harris County is extremely beneficial to our community as a whole,” said Bill Bailey, President and CEO of Cenikor.

In Houston, Cenikor offers withdrawal management services, medication-assisted treatment, intensive residential services, supportive residential services, recovery housing, adult outpatient services, recovery support services, adolescent residential services, and adolescent outpatient services. Cenikor’s facilities in Houston have been a community partner that serves all populations including adolescents and adults in the Houston metro area.

Cenikor is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that offers an array of successful rehabilitation programs, tailored to treat people who want to be free from substance use. Since its inception in 1967, Cenikor has been dedicated to helping those in need. Cenikor continues to evolve to offer supportive services to veterans, adults, and adolescents in several cities across Texas, and neighboring states. More than 300,000 lives have been changed in the process.

For more information about this news release, please contact Seth Collins, Legislative Affairs and Media Relations Manager, via email at If you or someone you know is seeking treatment for substance use disorder, call Cenikor today at 1-888-236-4567.

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