Southwest Guidance Center is your Kansas-licensed Community Mental Health Center serving Haskell, Meade, Seward, and Stevens Counties in Southwest Kansas since 1964.

In early 2022, Southwest Guidance Center began the process of implementing the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model of care with an emphasis on evidence-based practices, continuous quality improvement, and measurable outcomes for both our clients and our agency. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality behavior healthcare currently available and are on track to fully implement the CCBHC model by July 1, 2024.

Our Mission

To provide quality behavioral health care to meet the needs of all residents of Seward, Stevens, Haskell, and Meade counties by assuring they receive the right service, at the right time, in the right amount, in the least restrictive environment.

Our Vision

To provide quality behavioral health services to our residents by respecting the personal dignity and rights of each individual. We honor each individual's right to guide his or her own treatment.

Our Values

  • HELPING OTHERS: We strive to make the world a better place through service to our clients and communities.

  • FLEXIBILITY: We strive to balance family values and work responsibilities. We respect the fact that our employees have lives outside of the workplace and we strive to create an environment that encourages flourishing in all aspects of life.

  • SUPPORTIVE COWORKERS: We value each other with genuine caring and compassion. We connect with each other on a human level and support one another to be the best we can be.

  • LEARNING, GROWTH, AND CHALLENGE: We strive to make ourselves better by constantly learning and improving ourselves on multiple levels. We value the challenge of our work and seek to overcome all obstacles.