MISSION: To help supplement and complement the hospital's state-funded
resources and services through the involvement of individuals, groups and
organizations from the community (volunteers, donations, special events,
A wide variety and diversity of individuals, groups and organizations
from the community volunteer time and service to Central State Hospital
which enhances the quality of life for our clients and enriches those who
volunteer. If you, your group or organization is interested in becoming a
hospital volunteer or sponsoring a special event/project, contact the
Resources Services Department at the telephone numbers listed below under
Areas Currently in Need of Volunteers Include:
Clerical - hospital-wide
Food Service - hospital-wide
Housekeeping - hospital-wide
Engineering - warehouse
Garden Therapy - hospital-wide
Companions to visit with clients,
including letter writing and reading to clients
Groups to sponsor unit/ward parties
Donations - CSH Apparel Mart
Articles of clothing and accessories donated to the hospital are kept
in the Central State Hospital Apparel Mart and are used as a
supplemental source for clients' clothing. All items are issued to
clients free of charge.
Procedure for Donating Clothing and Accessories:
Deliver the items to be donated to
the back ramp (west side) of the Yarbrough Building.
Bring an itemized list of the
donations and estimated value if needed for tax purposes.
Resources Services staff will
provide a letter acknowledging the donations.
NOTE: The Apparel Mart
is open Monday through Friday (excluding holidays),
8 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Needed in the Apparel Shop Include:
New underwear for men and women
Ladies' XL clothing
Men's small clothing
Hats for men and women