Contracting to Provide Services
Public agencies or private nonprofit corporations that are either chartered with or authorized by the Secretary of State to transact business within the state and have a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week emergency response monitoring capability, may apply for a contract. Providers must meet licensure requirements of the Texas Private Security Bureau of the Public Safety of the State of Texas or the Texas Department of State Health Services.
To be eligible to provide services and receive reimbursement for these services, a provider agency must meet certain eligibility criteria. Rules regarding program and contracting requirements can be found in Title 40 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) as follows:
- Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 52: Contracting to Provide Emergency Response Services
- Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 49: Contracting for Community Care Services
An individual or provider agency must complete an application to provide services in the Community Services programs. Once you have met the minimum eligibility criteria, you may review the required application documents on:
The required application documents may be downloaded for completion. Please contact your local Community Services Contracts Unit Manager to obtain the mailing address to submit completed documents.
If you prefer DADS mail you the required application documents, please contact your local Community Services Contracts Unit Manager to request an application packet and obtain the mailing address to submit completed documents.