HHS Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking

January 15, 2021

January is designated National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Health care and social services professionals have a unique and important opportunity to recognize, report and even prevent human trafficking.

Gov. Abbott Releases Video Resource for Active-Duty Military and Spouses Transferring to Texas

January 11, 2021

Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Military Preparedness Commission released a video resource for active-duty military and their spouses to increase awareness of the services offered by the State of Texas.

HHS in the News

January 11, 2021

HHS 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.

Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension of Emergency SNAP Benefits for Jan. 2021

January 4, 2021

Gov. Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas HHSC will provide approximately $204 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of January as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meeting Milestones Through Early Childhood Intervention

January 4, 2021

ECI serves children from birth to 3 years old with developmental delays, disabilities or certain medical diagnoses like Paisley Riggan — a vivacious child with Down syndrome.

Domestic Violence Resources Available During the Holidays

December 11, 2020

The HHSC Family Violence Program and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services want to remind everyone that resources are available for victims of domestic violence as well as family and friends seeking to help.

Mental Health Support Line Available for All Texans

December 9, 2020

The HHSC 24/7 statewide mental health support line helps Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

HSCS Volunteer Services Councils Spread Holiday Cheer

December 7, 2020

State hospitals and SSLCs value the contributions of the volunteer services councils that provide critical financial and moral support to patients, residents and staff.

Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension of Emergency SNAP Benefits for December 2020

December 3, 2020

 Gov. Greg Abbott announced that Texas HHSC will provide approximately $204 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of December as the state continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

HHS in the News

December 7, 2020

HHS 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.