Nurse with Man in Wheelchair Smiling
Protecting Vulnerable Texans
Working with clients, families and communities, HHS aims to protect children, the elderly and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Raising the Bar on Customer Service
HHS works to achieve the highest standards of customer service and make it easier for qualified Texans to find the services and benefits they need.
We are Health and Human Services
Accountable. Responsive. Transparent. These are the values that guide HHS when providing health, protective and social services to millions of qualified Texans.
Need services? Provide services? Have questions? Contact us.
Medicaid and CHIP help with medical expenses for people with disabilities. Learn more.
Do you need help recovering from Hurricane Harvey? Get information here.

Featured News

HHSC Announces Workgroup to Expand the Quality Improvement Payment Program

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission will begin a workgroup to address rule and program changes needed to expand the Quality Improvement Payment Program for nursing homes.

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is awarding up to $15 million in grant funds to 31 governmental entities and nonprofit organizations located across the state to provide mental health services to communities.

May Highlights Mental Health in Texas

Mental health is as important as physical health. Both are inextricably intertwined, a fact Texas is recognizing with an increased commitment to improving mental health across the state.

Executive Commissioner Charles Smith announces his retirement from state service effective May 31.