The state supported living centers serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who have behavioral problems.

The centers provide campus-based direct services and supports at the locations below.

Employment for SSLC Residents

Working at a fulfilling job is a dream most people share, including those with disabilities. Learn more about employment for people with disabilities. SSLC residents or family members can contact their team for more information. To hire an SSLC resident in your community, email Diane Eberhart, SSLC vocational coordinator.

Visitor Information

Abilene State Supported Living Center

2501 Maple St.
Abilene, Texas
325-692-4053

  • Opened in 1957.
  • The 176-acre living center is home to 286 people.
  • There are 1,430 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Linda Hinshaw.
  • The living center serves 18 counties: Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, Erath, Hood, Johnson, Jones, McCulloch, Mills, Palo Pinto, Parker, San Saba, Shackelford, Somervell, Stephens and Taylor.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 325-795-3547.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Guest Houses for Visiting Families

Two guest houses are available for use by visiting families. Call 325-795-3991 to make a reservation.

Oakwood Trails

The Oakwood Trails nature area is available to residents and family members. Limited use is also available to other groups for a nominal fee. Facilities include a large indoor meeting area with full kitchen facilities, campgrounds with restrooms and fishing dock that are accessible to people with disabilities. Call 325-795-3991 to make reservations.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 325-795-3619 to learn more.

Austin State Supported Living Center

2203 W. 35th St.
Austin, Texas 78703
512-454-4731

  • Opened in 1917.
  • The 95-acre living center is home to 182 people.
  • There are 1,192 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Laura Cazabon-Braly.
  • The living center serves a 28-county area: Bandera, Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Edwards, Fayette, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Lee, Llano, Mason, Medina, Menard, Real, Schleicher, Sutton, Travis, Uvalde, Val Verde and Williamson.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 512-454-4731.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 512-374-6440 to learn more.

Brenham State Supported Living Center

4001 Texas 36 South
Brenham, Texas 77833
979-836-4511

  • Opened in 1974.
  • The 200-acre living center is home to 264 people.
  • There are 1,067 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Brad Benoit.
  • The living center serves a 10-county area: Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Montgomery, Robertson, Walker and Washington.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 979-836-4511.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Patrick Heard Park

Patrick Heard Park is a large picnic area and pavilion. It is accessible to people with disabilities and offers bathroom facilities. Call 979-836-4511 to make a reservation.

Lillian A. Wilder Memorial Chapel

The chapel is used for several services meeting residents' faith needs. It is accessible to people with disabilities and has a small kitchen, conference room and chaplain's office. Call 979-836-4511 to make a reservation.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 979-251-7822 to learn more.

Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center

902 Airport Road
Corpus Christi, Texas 78405
361-888-5301

  • Opened in 1970.
  • The 104-acre living center is home to 209 people.
  • There are 927 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Melissa Gongaware.
  • The living center serves a 21-county area: Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Calhoun, De Witt, Duval, Goliad, Jackson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Lavaca, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Victoria, Webb and Zapata.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 361-888-5301.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 361-844-7599 to learn more.

Denton State Supported Living Center

3980 State School Road
Denton, Texas 76210
940-891-0342

  • Opened in 1960.
  • The 189-acre living center is home to 446 people.
  • There are 1,727 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Nancy Condon.
  • The living center serves an 18-county area: Camp, Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Morris, Navarro, Rockwall and Titus.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 940-891-0342.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Respite House

The Respite House is available to visiting family members. This four-bedroom, two-bath house has a full kitchen, dining room and family room. Linens, towels, kitchen equipment, and cooking and eating utensils are provided. There also is a washer and dryer. Call 940-891-0342 to make reservations.

Shotton House

The Shotton House is a one-bedroom, one-bath apartment. The kitchen has a microwave and a coffeepot only. It is equipped with eating utensils, bed and bath linens. Call 940-891-0342 to make reservations.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 940-591-3140 to learn more.

El Paso State Supported Living Center

6700 Delta Drive
El Paso, Texas 79905
915-782-6300

  • Opened in 1974.
  • The 20-acre living center is home to 97 people.
  • There are 465 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Jane Purcell.
  • The living center serves El Paso County.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 915-782-6300.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 915-782-6579 to learn more.

Lubbock State Supported Living Center

3401 North University Ave.
Lubbock, Texas 79415
806-763-7041

  • Opened in 1969.
  • The 226-acre living center is home to 185 people.
  • There are 848 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Elizabeth (Libby) Allen.
  • The living center serves a 54-county area: Archer, Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Clay, Cochran, Collingsworth, Cottle, Crosby, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Floyd, Foard, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Jack, King, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Montague, Moore, Motley, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Stonewall, Swisher, Throckmorton, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise and Young.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 806-741-3800.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Family Lodge

The Family Lodge is available for visiting family members. Call 806-741-3800 to make reservations.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 806-741-3592 to learn more.

Lufkin State Supported Living Center

6844 N. U.S. Highway 69
Pollok, Texas 75969
936-634-3353

  • Opened in 1962.
  • The living center is home to 296 people.
  • There are 1,200 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Gale Wasson.
  • The state supported living center serves a 28-county area: Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Cass, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Houston, Jasper, Marion, Nacogdoches, Newton, Panola, Polk, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Smith, Trinity, Tyler, Upshur, Van Zandt and Wood.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 936-634-3353.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 936-853-8265 to learn more.

Mexia State Supported Living Center

540 Chapel Drive
Mexia, Texas 76667-3490
254-562-2821

  • Opened in 1946.
  • The 215-acre living center is home to 242 people.
  • There are 1,516 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Carolyn Milton.
  • The living center serves a 12-county area: Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Falls, Freestone, Hamilton, Hill, Lampasas, Limestone, McLennan, Milam and Tarrant.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 254-562-2821.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Guest House

A guest house is available for visiting friends and families. Call 254-562-2821 to make reservations.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 254-562-1179 to learn more.

Richmond State Supported Living Center

2100 Preston St.
Richmond, Texas 77469
281-232-2075

  • Opened in 1968.
  • The 241-acre living center is home to 320 people.
  • There are 1,314 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Al Barrera.
  • The living center serves a 13-county area: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Jefferson, Matagorda, Orange, Waller and Wharton.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 281-344-4525.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 281-344-4400 to learn more.

Rio Grande State Center

1401 S. Rangerville Road
Building 503
Harlingen, TX 78552-7638

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 956-364-8232 to learn more.

San Angelo State Supported Living Center

11640 US Highway 87 North
Carlsbad, Texas 76934
325-465-4391

  • Opened in 1969.
  • The 1,031-acre living center is home to 214 people.
  • There are 950 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Charles Njemanze.
  • The living center serves a 38-county area: Andrews, Borden, Brewster, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Culberson, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Howard, Hudspeth, Irion, Jeff Davis, Kent, Loving, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Pecos, Presidio, Reagan, Reeves, Runnels, Scurry, Sterling, Terrell, Terry, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler and Yoakum.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 325-465-2201.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 325-465-2443 to learn more.

San Antonio State Supported Living Center

6711 S. New Braunfels
Ste. 500
San Antonio, Texas 78223
210-532-9610

  • Opened in 1978.
  • The 40-acre living center is home to 224 people.
  • There are 829 fulltime positions.
  • It is managed by Director Ralph Henry.
  • The living center serves a 10-county area: Atascosa, Bexar, Dimmit, Frio, Karnes, La Salle, Maverick, McMullen, Wilson and Zavala.

Visitor Information

Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.

How to Arrange a Tour

  • Public tours are available by contacting the living center’s Community Relations Office at 210-531-3729.
  • Press tours are available by calling 512-424-6951.

Vocational Services

Vocational services provide residents with an on-site work center and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 210-532-9610 to learn more.