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Hurricane Harvey Relief

Lexus of Clear Lake made a generous $5,000 donation to Devereux's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. We are extremely grateful and value our 17 year partnership.


Hurricane Harvey has been devastating to the residents of Texas both in Houston / League City and Victoria, where Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has programs.

Following a safe and successful evacuation of more than 200 children and adults served by Devereux Texas - and more than 125 staff who care for them every day - our Victoria clients and staff returned to campus on September 8, while our League City clients and staff have relocated to our Victoria campus. All programs and services are continuing as normal, but damages to our buildings and property are significant.

We are now in the recovery and rebuilding phase, working as quickly as possible to repair damages to both campuses, and returning our clients and staff to League City. One thing is certain - no matter the circumstances, Devereux will continue to provide safe, effective and compassionate care to those we serve, even under the most difficult circumstances.

We need your support now more than ever. Please help our individuals, the amazing staff who support them, and Devereux Texas rebuild their lives and their communities by making a gift today to Devereux. You can choose to support the relief efforts as a whole, or designate your support to our Employee Assistance Fund.

Thank you for your kindness and compassion!

Devereux Texas Relief 

Contributions will help the individuals we serve as well as our Devereux Texas programs and services.

Devereux Employee Assistance Fund

Donations will support our amazing staff members rebuild their lives so they can continue to support the individuals we serve.


Devereux Texas Events

  Enjoy a Boatload of Fun at Yawl Ketch the Spirit… of Devereux

Mark your calendar for August 9 so you don’t miss the 2018 Yawl Ketch the Spirit… of Devereux. This fun-filled nautical-themed evening features food, live music, auctions and more, all for a meaningful cause. Proceeds help make a difference in the lives of adolescents struggling with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences. It’s the perfect way to end summer!

  A Game of Golf for a Worthy Cause

Take a swing for kids in need at the 16th Annual Divots for Devereux Golf Classic. This scramble-style tournament takes place October 8 at beautiful Bay Oaks Country Club, and proceeds benefit the Devereux School and scholarship program.

  8th Annual Savor The Hope Gala Recap

Post-Edwardian England found its place in Houston on April 7 during Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s 8th Annual Savor the Hope Gala. The Downton Abbey-inspired event invited lords and ladies into Hotel ZaZa for a meaningful cause. The event raised much-needed funds for the children, adolescents and adults in Devereux Texas’ care.

Devereux Texas in the News

  Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Join the fight against modern-day slavery

Human trafficking is an issue that affects every country around the globe. In the United States, one of the biggest challenges to combating this form of modern-day slavery is a lack of awareness and understanding.

  Devereux Texas uses $50,000 grant for trauma training post-Hurricane Harvey

When Hurricane Harvey made landfall last year with unrelenting rain, causing devastating and widespread flooding, Devereux Texas was put to the test. Following the storm, the nonprofit was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Texas Center for Child and Family Studies, in partnership with the Rebuild Texas Fund. The grant is now providing advanced-level trauma training for staff.

  Focusing on togetherness during the holidays

Devereux Center for Resilient Children (DCRC) Early Childhood Specialist and National Trainer Nefertiti B. Poyner, Ed.D., offers tips for families to focus on togetherness during the holiday season.

  National Adoption Month 2018: Join the conversation

Each year, November is recognized as National Adoption Month and Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health wants to shine a light on the urgent need to connect the thousands of children and youth in the U.S. foster care system with permanent, loving families.

  Devereux Texas is back … and better than ever!

In August 2017, Devereux’s campuses in League City and Victoria, Texas, were put to the test when Hurricane Harvey made landfall. The Category 4 storm brought more than 50 inches of rain to the Houston area, causing devastating flooding and significant damage to both Devereux Texas centers. Today, nearly all repairs are completed and Devereux Texas is stronger than ever.

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National News

  Devereux Pennsylvania’s CAAPP program helps make dreams a reality

Growing up, John Pagnoni had a passion for cooking. He and his grandmother would watch Food Network shows featuring celebrity chefs such as Emeril Lagasse, Bobby Flay and Guy Fieri to gather ideas and learn new skills.

  Dr. Todd Harris discusses aging with autism on Philadelphia Focus radio program

Take a listen as Devereux Executive Director of Autism Services Todd Harris, Ph.D., discusses aging with autism - along Devereux’s programs and services for older youth and adults - on the Beasley Media Group radio program, Philadelphia Focus.

  Conference empowers Devereux’s emerging leaders to put Servant Leadership principles into action

As Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health begins embedding Servant Leadership best practices across its organization, the nonprofit is making sure it has the right people in place to roll out this new initiative - and ensure the long-term success of this methodology.

  Lisa Kroger and Michelle Llorens named executive directors of Devereux Florida

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, one of the oldest and largest nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare in the nation, today announced that President and CEO Carl E. Clark II named Lisa Kroger, LMSW, and Michelle Llorens, M.A., BCBA, as executive directors of Devereux Florida, effective Jan. 7, 2019.

  Maryann Campbell honored for decades of leadership at Devereux’s Glenholme School

Maryann Campbell, who will officially retire as executive director of Devereux Connecticut - The Glenholme School on Jan. 31, 2019, was honored recently for her decades of exceptional leadership and service to the organization.

  Devereux helps Toys for Tots program spread joy this holiday season

When organizers of a Chester County Toys for Tots event lost the site they planned to use to sort and distribute toys for those less fortunate this holiday season, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pennsylvania stepped in to help.

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