Public Health Region 1 Community Health Improvement

MCH


Services

  • Certified Child Passenger Safety Inspection and Installation
  • Work with community leaders and stakeholders to prevent infant and child injuries and deaths due to: causes of infant mortality, suicide, motor vehicle fatalities and other preventable deaths, and by participating in and supporting Child Fatality Review Teams in the Panhandle and South Plains
  • Provide training and technical assistance to Texans related to the prevention and awareness of Human Trafficking, and Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking
  • Provide DSHS-Certified Community Health Worker continuing education hours through biannual educational events and collaboration with regional partners
  • Provide training and technical assistance to community partners and providers of health & safety programs for migrant and seasonal farm-workers and refugee families
  • Provide training and technical assistance on Positive Youth Development


Region 1 Staff Contact Information: 

LUBBOCK OFFICE

6302 Iola Ave
Lubbock, Texas 79424
(806) 783-6481
taiya.jones@dshs.texas.gov  

Taiya Jones-Castillo, LBSW
Program Specialist, Certified as Community Health Worker Instructor and Child Passenger Safety Technician

AMARILLO OFFICE

3407 Pony Express Way
Amarillo, TX 79118
(806) 655-7151
Lee.Gibbons@dshs.texas.gov 

Lee Gibbons     
Program Specialist, Certified as Community Health Worker Instructor and Child Passenger Safety Technician


Links

Crisis Text Hotline

Texas Attorney General

DSHS Action Plan to Address Substance Abuse

Texas Suicide Prevention

DSHS Healthy Texas Babies

HHS Healthy Texas Women Program

NIH Safe Infant Sleep



External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Department of State Health Services. These links may also not be accessible to persons with disabilities.


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Last updated December 4, 2020