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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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    Resources for Texas PACE program providers

    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
    October 3, 2023

    Beginning Oct. 1, if you have technical issues with your Child Care Regulation online account, call the HHSC IT Help Desk at 855-435-7181.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

  • Provider News
    October 3, 2023

    HHSC adopted new rules in Title 26, Chapter 745, Subchapter J, to replace repealed rules in that same subchapter.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

  • Provider News
    September 26, 2023

    Child Care Enforcement (CCE) will only accept a request for an administrative review that meets the requirements prescribed by 26 TAC Chapter 745, §745.8805.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

  • Provider News
    September 11, 2023

    HHSC has published proposed rule changes in Chapter 749, Minimum Standards for Child-Placing Agencies.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

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