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Crisis, Screening & Assessment

The Intake and Crisis Services program is designed to provide a single point of entry for consumers into Spindletop Center in order to assure rapid and consistent access to crisis and on-going Center services. The program focuses on providing telephone and face-to-face crisis screening and resolution and comprehensive intake assessment to determine eligibility for Center services, develop individualized treatment/service plans and make referrals for internal and external services as appropriate.

Services provided include:

  • Provision of 24-hour crisis screening, counseling and resolution
  • Intake services for MH/MR adults and children including comprehensive assessment, eligibility determination, referral and individualized treatment/service planning
  • Intake services provided in Beaumont, Port Arthur, Orange and Silsbee
  • 24-hour emergency respite services
  • Emergency food and clothes bank
  • Social Security Disability application assistance
  • Assistance in obtaining disability benefits from the Social Security Administration for adults and children receiving services at Spindletop Center

What a person must bring to the appointment (Print)

  • Insurance card if they have ANY type of health insurance
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Private Insurance
  • Income verification
    • Medicaid Card
    • Social Security Award Letter
    • Check Stub
    • Unemployment verification
    • Income tax return for previous year
    • If no income, the person will have to fill out the “No Income Statement” when they arrive for the appointment
  • Social Security Number verification
    • Social Security Card
    • Bill with Social Security Number on it
    • Medical Record with Social Security Number on it
    • Birth Certificate with Social Security Number on it
  • Verification of Residence
    • State Issued Identification Card
    • Bill with Name & Address on it
    • Picture ID with Name & Address on it
    • Letter written & signed by individual whom the person is living with

Children also need

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Guardianship papers if child will not be accompanied by someone identified on the birth certificate as a parent.
  • Custody documentation if applicable

Hours of operation:

Monday thru Friday 8am: 3pm Walk- Ins only
Must have appropriate documentation to be seen

Other Information:

Appointments may last 1-2 hours
Depending on volume, there might be additional wait time
This appointment is for evaluation only. Doctor services will be scheduled after this appointment if the individual qualifies for services.


Spindletop Center (409) 839-1000 655 S. 8th Street * Beaumont, TX