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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 and 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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    The HHS Centralized Background Check Unit is required to do background checks to find out 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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    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

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    QMP helps address conditions in Texas nursing facilities (NFs) that could be detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of residents. QMP is not a regulatory program and quality monitors do not cite deficient practices.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    June 3, 2024

    Child Care Regulation (CCR) has updated the Criminal History Requirements Charts, published in the Texas Register , effective May 31, 2024.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

  • Provider News
    May 20, 2024

    Child Care Regulation (CCR) invites you to review and provide comments on the potential rule changes from May 20 through June 4.

  • Provider News
    May 3, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has published in the Texas Register proposed rule changes in Chapter 745, Licensing.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

  • Provider News
    May 1, 2024

    As provided in 26 Texas Administrative Code §748.535 and §749.635, the administrator of a general residential operation or child-placing agency has a crucial role in ensuring that the operation meets regulatory requirements, which include allowing HHSC Child Care Regulation (CCR) staff to conduct inspections and investigations.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

  • Provider News
    May 1, 2024

    In order to ensure that child care operations comply with relevant minimum standards and other legal requirements, HHSC Child Care Regulation (CCR) must conduct inspections and investigations.

  • Provider News
    April 26, 2024

    HHSC has published proposed rule changes for the chapters in the Texas Register.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

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