Cenikor’s Adolescent Center Receives $292,000 in Congressional Project Funding on Behalf Congressman Al Green

Houston, TX, July 6, 2023 Cenikor, one of the country’s largest nonprofit behavioral health networks, is thrilled to announce the receipt of substantial congressional project funding on behalf of Congressman Al Green. This generous contribution to Cenikor’s youth substance use disorder and behavioral health facility, Odyssey House, will significantly enhance the organization’s capacity to serve the adolescent community in Houston, TX.

The federal funding is a testament to Congressman Al Green’s dedication to supporting crucial programs that address substance use disorders among adolescents. Representative Green has played a pivotal role in driving policy changes and increasing access to quality treatment at the local level. Cenikor extends its deepest gratitude to Congressman Green and his team.

The project funding will enable Cenikor’s Odyssey House to undertake essential capital improvements within the facility, including a new roof, ceiling repairs, and health and safety updates in the kitchen. Additionally, the funding will cover related equipment, labor, and materials necessary for these improvements. The investment in these upgrades will have a lasting impact on the facility’s infrastructure, fostering an environment that promotes healing, growth, and stability.

Odyssey House plays a vital role in addressing the substance use disorder treatment needs of adolescents in the Houston area. With a capacity to serve 32 co-ed residential patients, the center provides a safe and stable environment for almost 200 adolescents annually. These young individuals actively work towards their recovery while simultaneously addressing their mental, spiritual, and emotional needs through comprehensive evidence-based behavioral health services.

For more information about Odyssey House Adolescent Services and its programs, please visit

About Cenikor

Cenikor is a leading nonprofit provider of comprehensive substance use disorder treatment, committed to delivering evidence-based care, promoting recovery, and supporting individuals in their journey to lasting sobriety since 1967. With a team of dedicated healthcare professionals, Cenikor offers a range of services, including detoxification, residential treatment, outpatient programs, and aftercare support. By combining clinical expertise with compassion and personalized care, Cenikor strives to empower individuals and families affected by addiction and foster sustainable recovery. More than 300,000 lives have been changed in the process.

For more information about this news release, please contact Maddie Profilet, Marketing and Media Relations Director, 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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