BCFS Health and Human Services-McAllen

Our mission is to help at-risk young adults and foster youth transition into independent adulthood and self-sufficiency, and provide a safe place for youth to access community resourcesFacebook

Services offered to youth:

  • Preparation for Adult Living (PAL):  
    PAL provides transition services to foster youth and alumni from ages 15 1/2 to 21 in order to better prepare young adults for emancipation
  • Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Scholarship Program: ETV provides funding that will help youth receive education, training and services not covered by another funding source
  • Case Management
  • Assistance with Education, Employment and Housing Location
  • E3 Program – Educate, Empower, Encourage: E3 program helps young people make wise choices regarding their sexual health and well-being by choosing abstinence. BCFS-McAllen provides abstinence education training to 7th grade students in Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD Middle School. Participation in the 12-week program is voluntary for students.
  • Making Proud Choices (MPC): Interactive course that educates youth ages 15-19 on safe sex, sexual health, STDs, birth control and pregnancies through engaging activities
  • Seventeen Days: Program for young women ages 15-19 featuring an interactive video about sexual health and pregnancy prevention
  • Texas Workforce Commission (TWC): Services for former or current foster youth ages 16-25 who are seeking employment or help accessing GED programs – A Workforce Advocate and Case Manager help the youth apply for jobs, polish resumes and obtain interview attire

Services offered to families:

BCFS Health and Human Services-McAllen
211 N. 15th Street
McAllen, Texas  78501
Call 956-630-0010