• history

     The Youth and Family Centers were created through a partnership to promote and ensure physical and mental health care, as well as other services to children and their families. This partnership utilizes an integrated approach to help students achieve optimal health and maximize school performance. The Dallas Independent School District and Parkland Health and Hospital System have combined resources to provide cost-effective, accessible, quality physical and mental health care services.

     
    1993: The Dallas Independent School District and Dallas MHMR Center established a comprehensive school-based mental health clinic.
     
    1995: The Dallas Independent School District, Parkland Health and Hospital System, and Dallas MHMR Center joined to coordinate and provide school-based health services through the District's Youth and Family Centers.
     
    2007: The Youth and Family Centers opened Fair Oaks YFC at Conrad High School. 
     
    2012: The Youth and Family Centers Department opened it's eleventh (11th) center at the Wilmer-Hutchins High School.
     
    2013: Three existing Youth and Family Centers were moved into new buildings thanks to the District's Bond Program.