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Texas Centers for Independent Living
ABLE Center for Independent Living in Odessa Marilyn Hancock - Executive Director ... LIFE/RUN - San Angelo Disability Connections Anita Guy – Center Coordinator 2809 ... SAILS San Antonio Independent Living Services Kitty Brietzke – Executive Director 1028 South Alamo ...

Centers for Independent Living (CIL)
Note: If you are looking for services for yourself or a family member, please visit our independent living services website . This site includes a list of CILs around ...

Independent Living Services
What are Independent Living Services? Independent living (IL) services help people ... for independent living services if you: Have a disability that results in substantial barriers to your ability to live ...

State Independent Living Council
... partner with the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services in the development, approval and implementation of the State Plan for ... SILC are systems advocacy, education of the public regarding disability-related topics, and provision of technical assistance concerning the ...

Person-Centered Planning: Improving Lives by Increasing Independence
... for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, learn how person-centered planning helped Ricky Broussard increase ... waiver programs that allows them to decide how their services are provided. It focuses on the recipient and his or her abilities and ...

ILBOGS, Chapter 1: Basic Standards for Centers for Independent Living (CILs)
... state funding for the provision of Independent Living Core Services. The focus of these Standards is on business practices, processes, and ... technology service that assists an individual with a disability. Bilateral Contract – A legally binding document issued ...

ILBOGS, Chapter 2: Program and Grant Administration Standards for Centers for Independent Living (CILs)
2.1 Overview The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) requires HHSC to develop and implement standards for Centers for Independent Living (CILs) to ensure compliance with Title VII of the ... that is consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability and nonresidential, is designed and operated in the local community ...

Richmond State Supported Living Center Celebrates 50 Years
The Richmond State Supported Living Center is celebrating the center’s 50 years of service this month and will be the focus of an April 17 Volunteer Services Council celebration and brunch event for elected officials to learn ... the next 50 years, we will continue to get better," said Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Charles Smith. "Our ...

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
What is an Aging and Disability Resource Center? The Texas Aging and Disability Resource ... and one-on-one counseling on the full range of long-term services and supports available in Texas. The ADRCs provide: a ... With funding from the Administration for Community Living, the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) developed ...

Age Well Live Well: Be Informed
... support to age our best. Knowing about statewide and local services and programs can help you decide what is best for you. In an urgent ... 800-252-9240 to find the AAA near you. Aging and disability resource center  staff can help you locate LTC providers in your ...

Age Well Live Well: Be Healthy
... does not always mean living well. Texas Health and Human Services encourages people and communities to take action today to help ensure ... 800-252-9240 to find the AAA near you. Aging and disability resource center staff can provide referrals to caregivers. ...

Protective Services
... and people with disabilities. Adult Protective Services investigates abuse, neglect and exploitation of adults who are ... long-term care facilities , such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities or state supported living centers. The Texas Human ...

Agencies & Departments
... Texas began transforming how it delivers health and human services to qualified Texans. The transformed HHS is made up of the following ... of Inspector General Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services Texas Department of Family and Protective Services ...

Your Rights
Texas Health and Human Services employees champion the rights of those we serve. Our ombudsmen ... their race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, and disability, and in some cases political beliefs and sexual orientation ... Consumer Rights and Services Office of the Independent Ombudsman for SSLCs Office of Inspector General ...

Aging
... homes or assisted living facilities. They also arrange for services for older people who need a help staying home. And they support ... search engine to find your local HHS office, aging and disability resource center, area agency on aging, or local authority to learn ...

Consumer Directed Services
When it comes to managing your services, everyone has different needs and preferences. In recent years, there has been a growing movement within the aging and disability communities that is known variously as independent living, self-determination or consumer-direction. While there are ...

D-2000, Determining Blindness or Disability
... (SSA) criteria for RSDI Title II or SSI Title XVI disability. A medical determination is not required to establish ... with the medical records, to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, P.O. Box 149027, Austin, TX 78714-9971: Form ...

Early Childhood Intervention Services
... is a statewide program within the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for families with children birth up to age 3, with ... from birth to 36 months with a developmental delay or disability. How Does My Child Qualify for Services? To be eligible ...

Resources for Active Duty/ Veterans & Services
... 2-1-1 Provides information about state and local human services resources, including food, housing, utility assistance, counseling and ... that people with disabilities have the opportunity to live independent and productive lives. Texas Workforce Commission: ...

DARS Programs and Services Have Transferred to New Agencies
As of September 1, 2016, programs and services previously administered or delivered by the former Texas Department of ... Services Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Disability Determination Early Childhood Intervention Program ...