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Gary Jessee started with HHS more than 20 years ago. He helped shape how Texas delivers social services and will soon work with other states to transform delivery systems.

HHS and TDA partner to help feed hungry kids this summer

Texas Health and Human Services and the Texas Department of Agriculture have teamed up again to help kids across Texas eat free this summer.

The Health and Human Services Commission is notifying people about the accidental loss of protected personal information. The breach may affect 1,842 people in the Houston area.

The Austin State Supported Living Center, which helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, kicked off its second century of operations with a celebration of its past and future.