The provision of prevention education in the Rural Areas has the primary goal to provide prevention education services designed to increase protective factors, foster resiliency, decrease risk factors, coping and decision-making skills that will lead to health promoting behaviors. Services include school based group education, individual case management, resource and referral support, presentations and school and community based alternative activities. Services are available for youth in grades 9th-12th at different targeted school districts.


  • Crystal City High School – Crystal City, Texas
  • La Pryor High School – La Pryor, Texas
  • Carrizo Springs High School – Carrizo Springs, Texas
  • Pearsall High School – Pearsall, Texas


Crystal City Office (830) 374-0460

Parenting Education Services offers parents an opportunity to enhance parental knowledge regarding all aspects of child development, appropriate parental expectations and appropriate parental discipline techniques. The provision of parenting education services in rural areas objective is to increase protective factors such as family functioning, resiliency, nurturing and attachment, which results in stronger families, thus reducing and preventing the likelihood of child abuse and/or neglect.


  • Weekly Parenting Sessions
  • Resource and Referrals
  • Monthly Family Enrichment Opportunities

Service Areas

  • Dimmit
  • Maverick
  • Uvalde
  • Zavala Counties


Crystal City Office (830) 374-0460

There is no such thing as a perfect parent, so just be a real one. ~ Sue Atkins.

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