Mexia State Supported Living Center
600 N. Highway 171
About Mexia State Supported Living Center
- Opened in 1946.
- The 215-acre state supported living center is home to approximately 336 people.
- Approximately 1,600 people work at the state supported living center.
- The state supported living center is managed by Director Mike Davis.
- The state supported living center serves a 12-county area: Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Falls, Freestone, Hamilton, Hill, Lampasas, Limestone, McLennan, Milam and Tarrant. (Click here for a map in PDF format that shows the state supported living centers and the counties they serve.)
Family members and friends are encouraged to visit the facility as frequently as possible. We request that all visitors check in at the switchboard/administration building upon arriving at the facility to assure that appropriate record of the visit is maintained. Prior arrangements for visiting in homes is encouraged.
How to arrange a tour
- Public tours are available by contacting the Community Relations Office at 254-562-2821.
- Press tours are available by contacting the DADS Communications Office at 512-438-3056.
A guest house is available for visiting friends and families. Call 254-562-2821 to make reservations.
Vocational services provide residents with an on-site workshop and the opportunity to work in community-based settings. Call 254-562-2821 to learn more.
You can learn about supported employment for individuals who live at state supported living centers by visiting the state supported living center supported employment website. The site includes a video about the supported employment program.
Updated: August 14, 2013