La Frontera Center, Inc., a community behavioral health center, has been serving residents of Pima County, Arizona, for 36 years. Originally established as Tucson Southern Counties Mental Health Services in 1966, the center was incorporated on July 3, 1968, as a private, nonprofit organization. A grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in 1969 provided staffing funds to initiate services. The agencyŸ??s name was changed to La Frontera Center, Inc., on January 8, 1979.