CST Mission: Healing international survivors of torture and trauma through counseling and related services.
CST Values: Integrity, Compassion, Making a Difference.
Center for Survivors of Torture (CST) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization based in Dallas, Texas, with an office in Austin, Texas. CST respectfully receives funding from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture (UNVFVT), The Meadows Foundation, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), The Stillwater Foundation, Donald D. Hammill Foundation, Junior League of Dallas and private donors.
Since 1997, CST has provided mental health services, social services, medical services, and legal services for over 1,850 torture survivors in Texas and Oklahoma, including refugees and asylum seekers. CST provides education and trainings for professionals, students, and the community. CST is the sole accredited torture treatment center in the south-central United States. Please read how you can help.
Scenes from CST’s International Day in Support
of Victims of Torture Celebration.
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