Project Puentes

Are you a provider at Duke University Hospital, Duke Outpatient Clinic, and Duke Primary Care – Pickett Road and do you have a Spanish-speaking patient in need of outpatient mental health services? You can refer them to El Futuro through Project Puentes, a collaboration made possible through the Duke Chaplain Services.

Services Offered:

  • Mental Health Evaluation & Outpatient Therapy
  • Substance Use Evaluation & Outpatient Treatment
  • DWI Assessment & Outpatient Treatment
  • Psychiatric Evaluation & Outpatient Medication Management
  • Appropriate Referrals*:
    • Spanish-speaking (patient or family members)
    • Age 6+ years old
    • Medical necessity for Mental Health or Substance Use treatment
    • Stabilized appropriately for outpatient level of care

*If your patient is primarily English-speaking, under 6-years-old, in need of IDD services (including treatment of autism), psychological testing, neurological testing, or couple’s therapy, please contact the patient’s insurance provider for a more appropriate referral.

In addition to the filling out the Project Puentes Referral Form, please also send release of information and any relevant information (i.e. discharge summary, etc.) to:

Fax: (919) 688-7102 or Email:

Muchas gracias for making the referral!