Press Release


(Houston, TX – May 24, 2016) The Hays Caldwell Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (HCCADA) has collaborated with the Cenikor Foundation (Cenikor) to form a strategic partnership, to expand their respective services capabilities, and to enhance HCCADA’s youth and adolescent prevention programs and treatment services to adults with substance abuse. HCCADA has served San Marcos, Texas and the surrounding areas since 1984. Cenikor, now celebrating more than 49 years, offers a continuum of care in Texas and Louisiana, dedicated to assisting people develop the skills needed to become responsible citizens free of substance abuse.

“The Hays Caldwell Council is excited for this partnership with Cenikor and the expansion of services to the communities we proudly serve. We recognize that what we do each day changes the life of someone in need, their families, and our community. Cenikor has many great inpatient and outpatient programs and we are glad they see the need to expand their outpatient programs into the San Marcos area and beyond,” said Grace Davis, Executive Director of HCCADA. HCCADA’s former Board of Directors will remain engaged and shall serve as the Regional Advisory Board to support ongoing efforts to expand community participation, promote recovery, and help meet the needs of those in the local communities we proudly serve.

“Cenikor is eager to partner with Hays Caldwell to help expand our continuum of care in this area of Central Texas,” says Bill Bailey, President and CEO of the Cenikor Foundation. “We have a strong Texas presence with locations in Houston, Waco, Fort Worth, Tyler, Temple, and Killeen, so this relationship helps expand Cenikor’s service capacity and our reach. We share a mission and philosophy focused on helping people achieve better health and better lives through recovery, so it makes sense for our two foundations to forge this alliance.”

Cenikor is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to helping people with substance abuse and behavioral health issues through a full continuum of care. Cenikor proudly serves over 1,000 clients per week, offering prevention, short-term inpatient, long-term inpatient, ambulatory detoxification, inpatient detoxification, adult outpatient, adolescent inpatient and adolescent outpatient programs throughout Texas and Louisiana. Cenikor Foundation is one of the oldest and most successful substance abuse treatment centers in the nation, and looks forward to great positive impact through its work with HCCADA.

HCCADA provides prevention and education services to over 30,000 local youth and adults along with outpatient treatment, counseling, intervention, and treatment referrals. For more information about HCCADA please call 1-800-733-1214 or visit For more information about Cenikor please visit or call 888-CENIKOR (236-4567)

Media Contact: Kari Schoeffler
Cenikor Foundation
AVP Marketing & Government Relations
713-266-9944 ext.3196

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