- Reports and Presentations
The Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2022-2023 biennium is submitted in accordance with Executive Order RP-42 (Appendix A). The executive order established key mandates to direct the ATW initiative and state leaders on policy planning for older Texans. The executive order also instructs the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee to guide and support state leadership on aging-related matters and requires Texas Health and Human Services Commission to develop a biennial working plan to identify and discuss aging policy issues, guide state government readiness, and promote increased community preparedness for the aging Texas population.
- NewsGov. Greg Abbott today announced the Texas HHSC is providing more than $308 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of December.
- PagesAn acquired brain injury is brain damage caused by events after birth, rather than as part of a genetic or congenital disorder.
- NewsAs the holidays draw near and people spend more time at home, HHS and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services want to remind Texans about resources for domestic violence victims and family and friends who want to help.
- NewsGov. Abbott announced that HHSC is providing almost $310 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of November as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- PagesThe STAR+PLUS Pilot Program, also called SP3, is a new pilot program that will test a managed care delivery model for long-term services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, acquired brain injuries (ABI) and similar functional needs.
- PagesECI providers use a coaching approach to work with families when delivering early intervention services. During the coaching process, parents become equipped to teach their child new skills.
- NewsNational Domestic Violence Awareness Month brings attention to lifesaving resources for people who have experienced physical violence, emotional abuse, financial abuse or sexual abuse by family members or intimate partners.
- NewsOctober is a time to learn about this condition that about 6,000 babies are born with each year in the United States.
- NewsGov. Abbott announced that HHSC is providing almost $294 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of October as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- NewsSpanish-speaking Texans can now chat with Maya, the Texas WIC chatbot, to learn more about WIC services.
- NewsSince March 2020, HHSC’s COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line has helped Texans gain access to mental health services during the pandemic.
- NewsGov. Abbott announced HHSC has received federal approval to provide replacement benefits for SNAP recipients for food lost or destroyed due to Hurricane Nicholas.
- NewsHHS in the News features news stories and articles about the positive impact the Texas Health and Human Services Commission provides Texans through its programs and services.
- NewsDuring September, HHSC is working to reduce the stigma surrounding suicide and increase awareness about suicide prevention.