HHS Locations

From the headquarters in Austin to eligibility offices in the Rio Grande Valley to laboratories in the Panhandle, Health and Human Services employees are there to respond to the needs of Texans.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired you can call any Texas Health and Human Services office by using the relay service of your choice. The state of Texas offers Relay Texas which you can use by dialing 7-1-1 or 800-735-2989.

Main Headquarters

Texas Health and Human Services are headquartered in Austin, Texas. If you need to contact someone at one of the main offices, also called state office headquarters, please use the addresses and phone numbers below.

Health and Human Services

Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) state office headquarters is located at: 
North Austin Complex 
4601 W. Guadalupe St. 
Austin, TX 78751-3146 
P.O. Box 13247 
Austin, Texas 78711-3247 
Main number: 512-424-6500 
TTY number: 512-424-6597 
Media calls: 512-424-6951

Texas Department of State Health Services

The Texas Department of State Health Services state office headquarters is located at:

1100 West 49th St. 
Austin, Texas 78756-3199 
P.O. Box 149347 
Austin, Texas 78714-9347

Other DSHS contact information.

HHS Offices

Office Searches

  • Long-term care services – Use this search to find long-term care regional offices, area agencies on aging, local intellectual and developmental disability authorities, and aging and disability resource centers. 
  • Rehabilitation Services Offices – Use this search to find your nearest rehabilitation services office.

Lists of Offices and Service Providers

Ombudsman Offices

Ombudsmen are trained to help people resolve issues with the services they receive.

HHS Regions

HHS is divided into 11 administrative regions, which are listed below by county. You also can view a map (PDF) that shows these same regions along with the area agencies on aging and the local intellectual and developmental disability authorities.

Region 1, High Plains

Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Cochran, Collingsworth, Crosby, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Floyd, Garza, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, King, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Moore, Motley, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Terry, Wheeler, Yoakum

Region 2, Northwest Texas

Archer, Baylor, Brown, Callahan, Clay, Coleman, Comanche, Cottle, Eastland, Fisher, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Jones, Kent, Knox, Mitchell, Montague, Nolan, Runnels, Scurry, Shackelford, Stonewall, Stephens, Taylor, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young

Region 3, Metroplex

Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Fannin, Grayson, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant, Wise

Region 4, Upper East Texas

Anderson, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood

Region 5, Southeast Texas

Angelina, Hardin, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, Tyler

Region 6, Gulf Coast

Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller, Wharton

Region 7, Central Texas

Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Bosque, Brazos, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Freestone, Grimes, Hamilton, Hays, Hill, Lampasas, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Llano, Madison, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Robertson, San Saba, Travis, Washington, Williamson

Region 8, Upper South Texas

Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Calhoun, Comal, DeWitt, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Jackson, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, La Salle, Lavaca, Maverick, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Wilson, Zavala

Region 9, West Texas

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler

Region 10, Upper Rio Grande

Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Presidio

Region 11, Lower South Texas

Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Cameron, Duval, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Webb, Willacy, Zapata