Guidance Center of Lea County

The Guidance Center of Lea County, Inc. (GCLC) was first established in 1971 as a Crisis Line in a small house on Dal Paso Street, near Permian Ford, in Hobbs. The mission was to provide emergency crisis intervention services to the citizens of Lea County, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. GCLC is a non-profit community mental health center now providing a wide array of services to clients throughout Lea County and Southeastern New Mexico.

Guidance Center of Lea County

Guidance Center of Lea County (GCLC) serves over 1400 established clients and responds to over 50 crisis interventions each month. As the sole provider of a comprehensive array of trauma informed and person-centered services, GCLC is committed to the enhancement and expansion of its continuum of care.  This continuum is created by providing services supported by the Department of Health, the Human Service Department, the Behavioral Health Services Division, the Children, Youth and Families Department and is augmented by services funded through local sources.

Sliding Scale Fee

The Guidance Center of Lea County, Inc. provides services to individuals on a sliding scale fee.
Persons of low income, who do not have the ability to pay for services, will be seen and services
provided at a free or reduced rate. Income Verification is required to determine costs associated
with services. Services are provided regardless of race, sex, creed, religion, national origin, sexual
orientation or inability to pay related costs.