New employees of Lufkin SSLC practice under the guidance of faculty and students from Stephen F. Austin University on how to guide people with visual impairment across the center’s campus.

Lufkin SSLC, Stephen F. Austin State University Team Up to Provide Training

January 21, 2020

Lufkin State Supported Living Center provides training for new direct support staff to assist residents who are blind or have visual impairment.

Rusk State Hospital patients find community connection, empowerment through art show.

Rusk Art Show: A Portrait of Unity

January 13, 2020

Rusk State Hospital patients find community connection, empowerment through art show.

Early Childhood Intervention Helps Get Toddlers on Track

January 8, 2020

Jennifer and Ryan Nankivell felt their first-born child, Whitney, was at risk for developmental delays so they turned to the HHS Early Childhood Intervention program. 

State Hospital Wins Award for Kerrville Holiday Parade Float

State Hospital Wins Award for Kerrville Holiday Parade Float

December 20, 2019

Kerrville State Hospital’s entry in the city’s 2019 Holiday Lighted Parade won Best Nonprofit Float for its creative and lively art history-inspired display, skillfully crafted by patients.

Medicaid STAR+Plus Procurement Announcement

HHSC Awards Medicaid STAR+PLUS Contracts

December 10, 2019

Following a competitive procurement, HHSC awards contracts to managed care organizations in the corresponding service areas for the STAR+PLUS product.

Volunteer Services Councils Support HHS Mission to Serve

Volunteer Services Councils Support HHS Mission to Serve

November 27, 2019

The volunteer services councils working with HHSC's state hospitals and state supported living centers provide crucial financial and moral support to patients, residents and staff. And with the holidays coming up, Texans looking to help other Texans this season are encouraged to contact their local VSC.

Get Your Family Moving with Great Kids Content from WIC

Get Your Family Moving with Great Kids Content from WIC

November 22, 2019

WIC launched its new online section on TexasWIC.org — the Kids Corner — with links to children’s videos, music and ideas for active play, cooking with kids and gardening.

Veterans Day: Honoring All Who Served

Veterans Day: Honoring All Who Served

November 7, 2019

Texas HHS celebrates Veterans Day by recognizing team members who have served their country.

Medicaid STAR+PLUS Procurement Announcement

Medicaid STAR+PLUS Procurement Announcement

October 29, 2019

Following a competitive procurement, HHSC intends to award contracts to the following managed care organizations in the corresponding service areas for the STAR+PLUS product.

Flu Season Is Here: Get Vaccinated to Protect Yourself

October 25, 2019

Flu season often begins in October and continues as late as May, making right now a great time to get a flu shot.