Chesley Knowles

Chesley Knowles

Program Manager Housing/Veterans/ADRC

Chesley Knowles has been ETxADRC’s Program Manager since 2021. 

“I love working with a great team! The ADRC staff are dedicated to meeting the needs of the aging/disability community.”

Chesley has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, and has spent 23 years with Community Healthcore (18 in Intellectual and Development Disability Services; 5 in Housing, Veterans, and ADRC programs).

“We occasionally get calls from families in need of a ramp for their house to be accessible. One of my favorite outcomes is seeing pictures of the new ramp built by a local service organization.”

She currently serves as Chair of the East Tex Connects regional transportation committee; served four years on the Longview Transit Advisory Committee; served four years on the advisory committee for Longview Partners in Prevention. She also served 2 years as President of the Northeast Texas Homeless Consortium; and helped organize the annual Point In Time Count.

Her favorite activities are reading, working in the yard, and spending time with her husband, three children, three cats, and one dog.

Favorite quote: “We can’t control what happens; we only control how we respond.”

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How To Contact Us

We understand that finding help for older adults and people with disabilities can be overwhelming. That’s why we have Trained Specialists who will guide you to the right service options to help meet your needs. They are available to assist you Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. If you live within the 23 counties we serve, call the number below and follow the instructions.

Dial 1-855-937-2372

  1. then Press 1
  2. Press 1 again
  3. Enter the ZIP Code of the person receiving care or assistance

After following these easy steps, your call will be transferred to our Trained Information and Referral Specialists who are ready to listen to your concerns and provide you with information for a variety of service providers, including publicly funded and private pay services.

Whether you are looking for long-term care services or supports for yourself or someone else, please give the ADRC number a call.


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