The Samaritan Center has been saving lives, healing emotional wounds and giving hope to individuals and families for over 40 years. The Center’s mission is to improve the mental, physical, and spiritual health of children and families in Central Texas.

We provide professional counseling, integrative medicine, and psychiatric services that are accessible and affordable for all, especially vulnerable populations such as uninsured or underinsured low-income families, and veterans struggling with the emotional wounds of war.

News & Events

Thank you to our new grant partners!
We are so appreciative to have received generous funding from the Community Grant Program, made possible by support from the Deborah Ann Scott Foundation and the Berman Family Fund at Austin Community Foundation! Also, we are honored to have received a generous grant for our Hope for Heroes program from the Greater Round Rock Community Foundation – Leading Ladies Giving Circle!
14th Annual Ethics in Business & Community Awards
Established in 2002 by the Samaritan Center, the Ethics in Business & Community Awards annually honor organizations and individuals that have demonstrated exemplary ethical practices in five categories. The categories are individuals, nonprofit organizations, small, mid-size and large businesses. This year’s 14th Annual Ethics in Business & Community Awards luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 19th at the AT&T Conference Center as RecognizeGood and the Samaritan Center honor Central Texas businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals for their exemplary ethical standards and behavior. For more information about the event, please contact Masa Pettit at
Listen to our Radio Interview
Iheart Media Austin radio personality Heather White from the Bama, Rob and Heather KVET morning radio show sat down with Masa Pettit, Development Director for Samaritan Center, Christopher Araujo, Peer Services Coordinator for MVPN, and Christy Aletky, Lead Field Clinician for MVPN to talk about our HOPE for HEROES and MVPN programs and services for veterans in the Central Texas community. The interview aired on Super Bowl Sunday on all iHeart Media Austin radio stations (98.1 KVET, 96.7 KSS FM, KASE 101, 102.3 the Beat and 1300 AM the Zone). Listen to our interview! (please hyperlink with Listen to our interview!
Tai Chi
Every Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Call (512) 451-7337 for information.