Day Activity and Health Services (DAHS)

Questions about enrolling?

Call the Licensing and Certification Unit at 512-438-2050

Visit the Texas Unified Licensure Information Portal (TULIP) website

For application forms and instructions.

Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Reinvestment Program

Accepts applications for new projects during the following application periods (excludes Communicative Technology):
Jan. 1 – Feb. 28
July 1 – Aug. 31

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.

Provider Communications

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Communications

Information & Provider Letters

Case-sensitive. Use commas to separate multiple entries.
Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
Number Title/Notes Date Published
IL 2021-09 Handling of Sensitive Personal Information and Breach Notification

Note: Replaces IL 2012-86

PL 2022-05 Implementation of House Bill (HB) 525, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021
IL 2020-48 Cost/Accountability Report and 2021 Accountability Report Training Information
IL 2020-24 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal year 2020 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
PL 2020-28 Volunteer Portal
IL 2020-20 Requirement to Complete DIR-Certified Cybersecurity Training Program -- Due April 30, 2020
PL 2020-25 Revised Recommendations for Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment of Health Care Personnel
PL 2020-20 Incident Submission Portal for Long-Term Care (LTC) Providers under Texas Unified Licensure Information Portal (TULIP)
PL 2020-14 Guidance on COVID 19 Response in DAHS Facilities
PL 2020-03 Provider Responsibility for Renewing a License