Santa Fe Strong Resiliency Center



Santa Fe Strong Resiliency Center is a unique partnership of the City of Santa Fe, Santa Fe Independent School District, and Gulf Coast Center. The Center evolved from the Family Assistance Center, created immediately after the tragedy at the Santa Fe High School,
May 18, 2018.


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The Santa Fe Strong Resiliency Center serves as a free long-term resource for healing the Santa Fe community. The Center's caring professionals provide a safe and supportive healing environment dedicated to everyone affected by the incident. As a referral hub, the Center works with partner agencies that provide spiritual care referrals, training, advocacy, legal aid, equine therapy, recreational therapy, and more.

Leading the Santa Fe Strong Resiliency Center is Carol Gaylord. A lifelong resident of the Santa Fe area, Gaylord spent the past three decades in senior management of a financial institution, while leading a multitude of non-profit projects and programs. She has been involved for many years in helping children and families, sponsoring neighborhood programs, fundraising events, and working closely with schools and educational groups. Her experiences gained while as a president and chief executive officer will assist her in developing and implementing short-term and long-term goals for the Center.

In the near future, the Center will add to its staff a qualified Therapist, a certified Art Therapist, Administrative Assistant, Assistant Director and others as needed. It will continue utilizing the qualified Social Workers, Counselors and Therapists from the Gulf Coast Center, Innovative Alternatives, Family Service Center, Red Cross and Catholic Charities. These caring professionals work a rotating schedule to accommodate the daily demands and events at the center.

For more information, call 409-218-7129 or

Santa Fe Strong Resiliency Center -- Open 7 days a week
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 7:00pm

Located in Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 13217 FM 1764, Santa Fe, TX 77510

Santa Fe Support - Crisis Hotline Number - 1-800-595-0869

The mission of the Santa Fe Strong Resiliency Center is to provide resources and support to the community impacted by the tragedy at Santa Fe High School on May 18, 2018.