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Safety
... Texans is the core of what Texas Health and Human Services does. Our efforts cover a variety of areas from ... trafficking and helping Texans recover from disasters. Safety Resources Report abuse of children and people who live ... The program provides emergency shelter and support services to victims and their children, educates the public, ...

Protecting Texans' Rights
... facility if a situation poses a threat to the health and safety of the residents. Health and Human Services, represented in court by the Texas Attorney General, ...

HHS Executive Commissioner Announces New Leadership for Department of Family and Protective Services
AUSTIN – Today, Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Chris Traylor announced he ... a former Texas Ranger to lead the Department of Family and Protective Services. Retired Texas Ranger Chief Henry "Hank" ... Whitman spent 22 years with the Texas Department of Public Safety. A decade of that time was spent serving as a Texas ...

Texas Medicaid Mosquito Repellent Benefit Aims To Protect Texans
Starting May 1, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is offering the repellent to more ... Zika virus transmission. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is offering the repellent to more ... for the benefit. “We want to support the health and safety of Texans," said HHSC Executive Commissioner Charles ...

Form 5605, Life Safety Code Overview Worksheet
... residential reviewers when a Home and Community-based Services (HCS) four-bed home does not have evidence of a fire safety authority inspection having been conducted in the last ... State Fire Marshal’s Office, or Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Office of Maintenance and ...

Texas Leaders Receive Child Safety Awards
... to improving children’s lives through work in child safety and injury prevention. AUSTIN - The Texas Office for ... through collaboration with law enforcement and child protective services. Gridiron Heroes Statewide (office in Schertz) For ...

Form 5604, HCS Program Provider Request for Life Safety Inspection
... Updated: 4/2014 Purpose Home and Community-based Services (HCS) program providers complete Form 5604 to request life safety inspections when the local fire safety authority and ... (fire marshal of the municipality, county or emergency services district) and the Texas State Fire Marshal’s ...

Form 3004, Family Foster Home Fire Safety Evaluation Checklist
... for the purpose of complying with Texas Health and Human Services Commission fire safety evaluation requirements. The use of this form is ... 2 below. These requirements are taken from NFPA 101, Life Safety Code® 2009 edition, a nationally recognized standard ...

Legal Information
... to protect the rights of Texans who are eligible for services, to recover money as required by law, and to follow ... to protect the rights of Texans who are eligible for services, to recover money as required by law, and to follow ... facility if a situation poses a threat to the health and safety of the residents. Health and Human Services, ...

Campaign Helps Parents Find Safe Child Care
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services aims to increase awareness of the dangers ... training including CPR, no one to enforce basic health and safety standards and no official inspection records for ...