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CARF International Survey Visit - March 7 - 9, 2022

We invited the surveyors to evaluate how well we meet international standards for quality. The survey will tell us what we are doing well and ways we might improve. As a result of this survey, we may earn or continue accreditation.

Epic Welcome Kiosk Pilot Program

Epic Welcome Kiosk Pilot Program

The Harris Center is working with Harris Health to implement a best-in-class electronic health record system to support the center’s complex healthcare operations. Epic is a powerful tool that allows us to connect our clients to their care team and foster a deeper integration among care providers to share information and improve outcomes.

Support The Harris Center Foundation

Support The Harris Center Foundation

The Harris Center Foundation was established in 2006 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the work of The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD located in Houston, Texas. Our goal is to create philanthropic investments to expand services and programs to better serve our community. 

Letter by a Housing Program Client

Letter by a Housing Program Client

"I was a single man just trying to make it on my way. I was the type of person to be a fair and honest, respectful man working for a living. I was going from job to job, never really holding a job down because of my alcoholic problems. I didn’t want to admit to myself and my family that I had a severe problem with alcohol.


I felt everything came crashing down in 2020 when I lost my job at Dr. Pepper. Eventually, I lost my apartment, and I had to stay in a shelter. I also had mental problems I didn’t want to deal with.

Meet our new Administrative Fellow, Bianca Daswani

The Harris Center is pleased to announce Bianca Daswani as the organization’s new Administrative Fellow.


Daswani comes to The Harris Center after working as a Graduate Assistant at Texas Woman’s University and as a Business Operations Intern at Legacy Community Health. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Houston and will receive a dual Master of Healthcare Administration and Master of Business Administration in Business Analytics from Texas Woman’s University in Spring 2022.


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