Teach Them To Love (T3L) Outreach Ministries 1205 N. 4th Street Killeen, Texas 76541

(254) 519-2222

Teach Them To Love (T3L) Outreach Ministries

Welcome to Teach Them To Love Outreach Ministries & Outreach Counseling

about us



T3L (Teach Them To Love Outreach Ministries) is a Community Outreach Support and Christian Counseling Center. We are a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization serving the community with relevant, evidence-based practices outreach programs. Our services are Holistically designed to those suffering from Family Violence, Substance Use Disorders, Emotional, Behavioral and Spiritual challenges; Parenting and co-parenting. One of our primary goals is to strengthen the family unit through life skills development, protective parenting education and domestic violence prevention and education. 

Our goal is to ensure that you and your family needs are met in the following areas:

• Marriage, Partner & Couples Counseling

• Individual and group counseling

• Grief Counseling

• Parent Coaching

• Co-Parenting

• Anger Management

• Child Abuse Prevention

• Consultation/Coaching

• Domestic Violence prevention and Education

• Supportive Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Services for CPS Families  

• Parenting Skills Training  

• Anger Management 

• Alcohol and Drug Education

• Relapse prevention Planning

• Aftercare Services

• Life skills & Decision Making Program

• Mental health treatment referrals

• Drug Testing and Substance Abuse Assessment (SALCE/SASSI and Addiction Severity Index)

Lolita Gilmore is a private practitioner and retired Army Combat Veteran with over 21 years of Active Duty Service to include employee of Central Texas College as an Adjunct Professor in the Mental Health Department, and serves the Fort Hood and surrounding areas as a nationally certified Victim Advocate with over 10 years of advocacy services. She holds a Master’s degree in Addiction Counseling from Grand Canyon University, a Bachelors in Health Services Trident University of Cypress California and is a certified/ licensed professional by the Texas Dept. of State Health Services as a Chemical Dependency Counselor and Drug Offender Educator. She is also licensed a licensed Minister and certified Clinical Christian Counselor . 

Lolita utilizes the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Outpatient Treatment Modules and the Nurturing Parenting Program NREPP Evidence-Based Practice Curriculum to Educate Parents of Children involved in Family Court and with Children's Protective Services. 

TX Dept. State Health Services TDOEP Facility Lic.# TXDOT Approved. Teach Them To Love (T3L) staff serves the Fort Hood surrounding areas (Killeen, Harker Heights, Temple and Copperas Cove and Lampasses) of Bell County and Coryell County offering Protective Parenting Evidence-Based Programs to include Alcohol, Anger and Abuse and Children don’t mix. Substance Abuse Treatment, Family and individual Chaplain Counseling Services, Family Advocacy for Domestic Violence & CPS-Child Abuse Cases.

 Our agency offers low-cost crisis Intervention, counseling and consulting services for Individuals, couples and families At Risk that desire self-help or individuals you are referred and/or mandate to completed services by their employer, CPS, Bell and Coryell county CSCD/Probation and Parole. Our services are provided by  Masters level  licensed community health workers and licensed professional counselors and social workers with more than  35 years of combined experience serving families and children involved with Children Protective Services, probation, parole, mental health agencies and the family court systems.




Board President/Chief Executive Director

Lolita R. Gilmore, M.S., LCDC, Mental Health Adjunct Professor, B.S (Health Education) 

NOVA Certified Victim Advocate, Licensed Minister/Clinical Faith Based Counselor, Retired Army Veteran

Executive Officer/Veteran Services Plans Director

Charles Gilmore, Retired Army Veteran

National Certified EMT, Victim Assistant, Licensed Minister

201 Gracie CT, Harker Heights, TX 76548

Charles brings a wealth of knowledge, education, experience and expertise to service of “Healing Wounded Hearts and Creating Wounded Healers”.  He matriculated at Thomas Jefferson College, Philadelphia, PA. He serves as a National Certified Emergency Medical Technician. Charles served twenty years of active military service in a variety humanitarian throughout his military tenure. His military contributions and humanitarian services extend to various stateside locations, and the international community of three years in Germany and a yearlong tour in the republic of  Korea. Charles is a licensed minister under Apostle Nathaniel Holcomb and volunteers with the Refuge Corporation of Copperas Cove, Tx. As of July 2011, Charles graduated from Sonship School of the Firstborn, “an outreach ministry of the Cathedral of Central Texas, Christian House of Prayer Ministries, Inc.; it is a school in the church,” where he is also a member.  

Clinical Services Director 

Ernest Medina, MS, LPC,  

NOVA Certified Victim Advocate


Ernest Medina, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and native Texan. A graduate of Tarleton State University-Central Texas, Mr. Medina served ten years in the United States Army and is a Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004.

Treating a wide range of needs, Mr. Medina specializes in working with adolescents, adults, substance use, behavior modification, mood and anxiety disorders. He is currently completing his PhD in Counseling Education and Supervision with a specialization in Crisis Management. 

“It is my goal that every person receives the best therapeutic care possible. I am committed to helping individuals regain a sense of control over aspects of their lives that have become problematic and utilize new found approaches in dealing with life’s challenges. I am particularly concerned with reintegration challenges faced by returning soldiers.”

Medical Advisor Director: 

Lela M. Coleman, RNP, PA-C, BS                        

College Nursing Professor, Victim Assistant, Licensed Minister

P. O Box 691364, Killeen, TX 76549

Lela has 45 years of nursing experience in a variety of roles and settings; As a Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant in community health clinics; Healthcare provider in a 65-bed in-house Mental Health Center, in Los Angeles, for 17 yrs. Currently, employed at a Texas Community College, as a Nursing Professor, teaching Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), the past 8 yrs.  Recently (Feb'14), received a Certificate of Completion from the Tex. Victim Assistance Training (TVAT); A major accomplishment of a personal overcomer of past domestic violence, with the help of God, and attendance in several 12-Step programs, starting in 1978. As of 2009, Lela is a graduate of Sonship School of the Firstborn, “an outreach ministry of the Cathedral of Central Texas, Christian House of Prayer Ministries, Inc.; it is a school in the church,” where she is also a member and a volunteer in various areas in the ministry.