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    Rules and Standards for Child Care in Texas

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing, Policy

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    Information about Licensed Child Care & Child-Placing Agency Administrator Licensing in Texas.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing

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    Information about controlling persons for child care providers.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Policy

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    How to become a child care home provider in Texas.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing

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    Information about Texas Child Day Care Provider licensing and regulation.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Children, Food

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    The HHS Centralized Background Check Unit is required to do background checks to see if a person has a criminal history or an abuse and neglect history that might be a risk to the health and safety of children. Background checks are required for Child Care providers, Residential Child Care providers, and Foster and adoptive homes.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing

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    Licensing and regulatory information for residential child care operations in Texas.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

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    Texas HHS protects children by regulating and educating child care providers.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

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    Medicaid home and community-based services provide opportunities for people to receive long-term services and supports in their own home or community, rather than in an institution or isolated setting.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Home Delivered Meals provides nutritious noontime meals delivered to people in their homes on a scheduled basis. Meals may also be delivered to a location other than an individual's home, provided the location is within the provider's service area and is approved by the case worker. Those eligible for HDM are aged 18 years or older. An interest list is maintained for people interested in applying for this program. This page contains information for HDM providers.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Food, Policy, Licensing and Credentialing, Contact

  • Provider News
    January 26, 2023

    HHSC adopted rules in Title 26, Chapter 745, Subchapter M to replace repealed rules in title 40, Chapter 745, Subchapter M. The rules are effective Jan. 26, 2023.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

  • Provider News
    January 20, 2023

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) re-announces recall of 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play Sleepers.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

  • Provider News
    January 20, 2023

     The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) re-announces recall of 694,000 Rocking Sleepers.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

  • Provider News
    January 17, 2023

    HHSC has posted the state’s HCBS Settings Rule final Statewide Transition Plan (STP) for public comment. Notice of the STP was published in the Jan. 13, 2023 edition of the Texas Register. However, due to errors in the publication, a revised notice regarding the STP is expected to be published in the Jan. 27, 2023 edition of the Texas Register.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 13, 2023

    Texas Workforce Commission Child Care and Early Learning Division and Texas Health and Human Services Child Care Regulation have developed a “Roadmap to Success” to support newly licensed/registered child care programs in Texas.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

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