Our Partners & Affiliations

Burke collaborates with the following partners to expand our capacity to provide innovative and quality services to our communities.

East Texas Behavioral Health Network

ETBHN is a network of eleven Community Mental Health and Developmental Disability Service Centers. Covering most counties in Texas. Established in 1998 as a response to the challenges of these organizations in delivering care effectively and efficiently to clients. In the constantly changing environment we exist, it is necessary that ETBHN be adaptable to the changing needs of centers we serve.

Rural East Texas Health Network

The RETHN was established in 2006 by Burke in response to the tremendous need within our rural communities for a strategic plan/infrastructure to improve the mental health delivery system for our region. The purpose of the RETHN is to maintain a line of communication between stakeholders within communities; maintain communication between counties and the local mental health provider; promote education and awareness about issues concerning the mental health delivery system, and to provide a collective voice working towards common goals.

Deep East Texas Council of Governments

The Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District is a voluntary association of local governments in the 12 county region encompassing all of Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler counties.  At 10,383 square miles, we are one of the largest rural COGs in the nation.

Texas Council of Community Centers

The Texas Council represents the 39 public Community Centers throughout Texas that provide services and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, serious mental illness, and substance use disorders. Their main function is to facilitate policies and funding decisions that support the public mission of the Centers.


Mhca is a national association of innovative, entrepreneurial behavioral healthcare organizations focused on the development of C-suite executives.

National Association for County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors

NACBHDD is the only national voice for county and local behavioral health and developmental disability authorities in Washington, DC. Through education, policy analysis, and advocacy, NACBHDD brings the unique perspective of our members to Congress and the Executive Branch and promotes national policies that recognize and support the critical role counties play in caring for people affected by mental illness, addiction, and developmental disabilities.

National Council for Behavioral Health

The National Council for Behavioral Health is the unifying voice of America’s health care organizations that deliver mental health and addictions treatment and services. Together with our 2,900 member organizations serving over 10 million adults, children and families living with mental illnesses and addictions, the National Council is committed to all Americans having access to comprehensive, high-quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery.

National Health Service Corps

As a National Health Service Corps site, we promise to: serve all patients; offer a discounted fee for patients who qualify; not deny services based on a person’s race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or their ability to pay; and accept insurance, including Medicaid, Medicare and Children’s Health Insurance Program. NHSC Site Policy Poster, NHSC Site Policy Poster (ESP)