About the Center

The Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities was created by Senate Bill 501 of the 2011 Texas Legislature and designated as the Texas State Office of Minority Health. The center works to identify the systemic factors and practice improvements that address the disproportionate representation and disparate outcomes impacting children, families, and individuals in the state's health and human services programs.

The center's mission is to partner with health and human services agencies, external stakeholders, other systems, and communities to identify and eliminate disproportionality and disparities affecting children, families, and disparately impacted individuals.

The center's vision is a consumer-focused and equitable Texas Health and Human Services system where all people receive the highest quality services to attain their fullest potential.

The center includes the State Office of Minority Health and Health Equity and Equity and Inclusion with regional equity specialists throughout Texas. 

For more information, email CEDD@hhsc.state.tx.us.
Phone: 512-380-4300; Toll-free:  877-316-2822
Fax: 512-380-4350
Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities
Mail Code 1479
P.O. Box 13247
Austin, TX 7871

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