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Mission Statement: The Center for Survivors of Torture exists to facilitate healing, ease transition into new beginnings, and foster hope in survivors of torture, by providing specialized services addressing their comprehensive psychological, medical, and social needs; generating legal referrals; providing training opportunities for state-of-the-art professional service delivery; and collecting outcome measurements.
 
Vision Statement: As an accomplished first-responder to addressing the mental health needs of survivors of torture, and as a committed cohort of experts dedicated to survivors’ longer-term psychological care, the Center for Survivors of Torture will have an earned reputation as a collaborative partner in Texas and Oklahoma communities, specifically, and South Central U.S., generally.
 
Values: Integrity, Compassion, Making a difference

CST is able to provide services in Dallas, Austin and San Antonio. To make a referral for any location, please call (512)358-4612
Dallas Office:
4102 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
Austin Office:
5124 Burnett Road
Austin, TX 78756
San Antonio Satellite Office:
Our Lady of the Lake University at Community Counseling Service
Holy Cross Center Family Health Pavilion
590 N. General McMullen, Suite 3
San Antonio, Texas 78228

Affiliations and Funding

What are CST’s Accreditations and Affiliations?

  • Accredited by the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Treatment (IRCT) since 1997
  • Founding member, National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs (NCTTP).
  • Ad hoc Mental Health Committee of the Texas Consortium of Refugee Program (T-CORP)
  • Member, Physicians for Human Rights
  • How is CST Funded?

  • Office of Refugee Resettlement
  • LINK Foundation
  • Meadows Foundation
  • Junior League of Austin
  • Shield-Ayres Foundation
  • Hammill Foundation
  • Rees-Jones Foundation
  • Frucella Foundation
  • KCL Foundation
  • United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service (LIRS)
  • Individual Donors

  • Hear how CST made a difference to Suresh


     

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