Register Now for Virtual Mental Health Interagency Conference in July

June 14, 2021

The Texas System of Care and Community Resource Coordination Groups will hold its biannual conference in an all-digital format.

COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Toolkit Available

June 7, 2021

Help share COVID-19 vaccine facts and encourage your community to get vaccinated.

Martinez Wins Statewide, International Prevention Professional Awards

June 3, 2021

Contract policy and training program specialist Iris M. Martinez has worked in the prevention field for 21 years and has been a certified prevention specialist for 13 years.

HHS in the News

June 4, 2021

HHS in the News features news stories and articles about the positive impact the Texas Health and Human Services Commission provides Texans through its programs and services.

Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension of Emergency SNAP Benefits for June

June 2, 2021

Gov. Abbott announced that HHSC is providing approximately $208 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of June as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announce Additional Food Benefits for Texas WIC Families This Summer

June 1, 2021

Gov. Abbott and HHSC announced a temporary increase in food benefits for families participating in the Texas WIC through September 2021.

HHS Kidney Health Care Program Increases Benefits for Participants

May 24, 2021

The HHS Kidney Health Care program assists about 18,926 Texans each year in paying for expenses for end-stage kidney disease treatment, including dialysis, medications, surgery and Medicare premiums.

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce $2.5 Billion in Pandemic Food Benefits for Texas Families

May 20, 2021

Gov. Abbott announced HHSC has received federal approval for a second round of P-EBT food benefits for families with children who have temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to COVID-19 during the 2020-2021 school year.

Celebrate Older Texans in May

May 17, 2021

Older Texans are a vital component of what makes Texas the diverse, strong state it is.

HHS Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

May 14, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and HHS is providing opportunities and resources to raise awareness about mental health issues.