What are Day Activity and Health Services?
Licensed Day Activity and Health Services facilities provide daytime services, up to 10 hours per day, Monday through Friday, to people who live in the community. Services address physical, mental, medical and social needs.
Texas DAHS Directory
Regulatory Comment Card Survey
- DAHS COVID-19 Response Plan PDF
- HHSC is providing DAHS providers with regularly updated Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 (PDF).
- DAHS Provider Infection Control Checklist Tool (PDF)
- HHSC released emergency rules related to COVID-19 for LTCR Providers (PDF).
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Contact Program Staff
For questions about:
- Contracting with HHSC: Contact Information for Eligibility Operations Provider Contract Management (PDF)
- Licensing: 512-438-2630
- Information regarding eligibility criteria: your local HHS office
- Program or provider policy: DahsPolicy@hhsc.state.tx.us
- Nursing or other services Community Services regional contacts for your region
- Regulatory Services: Long-Term Care Regulatory Services regional contacts
Statutes & Rules
- Texas Administrative Code Title 26, Part 1, Chapter 559: Day Activity and Health Services Requirements
- Texas Administrative Code, Title 26, Part 1, Chapter 560: Denial or Refusal of License
- Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 49: Contracting for Community Services
- Texas Health and Safety Code, Title 4, Chapter 250: Nurse Aide Registry and Criminal History Checks of Employees and Applicants for Employment in Certain Facilities Serving the Elderly or Persons with Disabilities
- Texas Human Resources Code, Title 6, Chapter 103: Day Activity and Health Services
- 42 Code of Federal Regulations, 440.130(d), Title XIX
- 45 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 96, Title XX