Proudly Serving South Central Texas

The Prevention Resource Center (PRC) Region 8 proudly serves the 28 counties of South Central Texas and is one of 11 PRCs in Texas. The purpose of the Prevention Resource Centers is to increase the capacity of the statewide substance abuse prevention system. Our services seek to enhance community collaboration, increase community awareness and readiness, provide information on substance use and related behavioral health data, support professional development of the prevention workforce, and provide resources for evaluation activities within each service region.

Our Goals

The goals of the Prevention Resource Center are:

  • Maintain and serve as the primary resource for substance use and related behavioral health data for the region.
  • Coordinate the required prevention strategies across all substance abuse prevention programs to ensure compliance with state lations.
  • Strengthen compliance with existing laws on the sale of tobacco and nicotine products to minors through education activities and monitoring activities.
  • Increase awareness of the community regarding substance use and misuse through the dissemination of information across a variety of media outlets and distribution networks.
  • Build the prevention workforce capacity through technical support and coordination of prevention trainings.



We are hiring a Public Relations Coordinator!

Apply here: https://sacada.org/job/public-relations-coordinator/

We are hiring Tobacco Coordinator!

Apply here: https://sacada.org/job/tobacco-prevention-coordinator-2/

Counties Served

The Department of Health and Human Services oversees the 11 Prevention Resource Centers of Texas. Each PRC serves several counties.

The 28 counties in Region 8 are: Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Calhoun, Comal, DeWitt, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Jackson, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, La Salle, Lavaca, Maverick, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Wilson, Zavala

HHSC Regions


Help PRC Region 8 accomplish its vital mission.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Prevention Resource Center-Region 8. We have opportunities to fit your time availability and talents. PRC Volunteer activities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Label material for community health fairs and presentations;
  • Organize SACADA resource clearinghouse;
  • Prepare materials for prevention programs;
  • Assist with various program activities

Internship and Practicum students will be assigned to a specific program and will receive direction from the assigned supervisor.

You will then be contacted to arrange a brief orientation, after which you can begin your volunteer service. We appreciate your interest in volunteering!

Please note: Due to the nature of the services we provide, some volunteers are asked to submit to a background check and/or drug screening and sign a statement of confidentiality.

San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse is a drug-free/smoke-free workplace. No smoking is permitted anywhere on our campus.

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