• Making a Difference
  • Life Hurts, Devereux heals
  • Adult Residential Program
  • Change the Life of a Child
  • Mental Health Challenges

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Texas

Where people find brighter futures...

Nestled among 450 wooded acres in the South Texas Gulf Coast region, the Victoria campus offers services to children suffering from abuse and serious emotional disturbances, and to adults with severe mental health and developmental disabilities.

Established in 1959 the program has helped thousands of people find brighter futures through the treatment and nurturing care they received in Victoria.

Building on the success of the Victoria campus, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Texas opened its second campus in 1992. Located just outside of the metropolitan Houston area in northern Galveston County's League City, this peaceful 49-acre campus provides a nurturing and tranquil environment for adolescents between the ages of 12 22 experiencing a wide range of behavioral, emotional or cognitive differences.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Texas services include intensive residential for adolescents and young adults, residential for children and adults, as well as vocational, foster care and community-based program. Individuals are welcomed into appropriate treatment programs by caring, compassionate and skilled professionals who are ready to help.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. We have a unique model that connects the latest scientific and medical advancements to practical, effective interventions in the treatment of behavioral health.

We were founded in 1912 by one of the first pioneers in the field, Helena Devereux. Today, we are a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. Our programs are offered in hospital and residential, community, and school-based settings.

They include:

  • Comprehensive Assessment, Diagnostics and Measurement to support data-driven care
  • Evidence-based Treatment & Special Education
  • Transition and Independent Life Services
  • Family Education and Professional Training
  • Research and Innovation to advance the field
  • Advocacy, Public Awareness and Prevention

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives –   by unlocking and nurturing human potential in people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.