B-1310, Nondiscrimination Policy

Revision 15-4; Effective October 1, 2015

All Programs

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) does not discriminate against any applicant or participant in any aspect of program administration. All eligible households receive benefits without regard to age, race, color, sex, disability, religious creed, national origin, or political beliefs.

HHSC must:

  • inform the public of this nondiscrimination policy and the applicable complaint procedures, and
  • provide access to nondiscrimination information within 10 days of a request.

Individuals should be referred to the Civil Rights Office toll-free at 1-888-388-6332. Staff can email the individual’s request to HHSCivilRightsOffice@hhsc.state.tx.us.


Each certification office must display the nondiscrimination poster provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).