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Safety
... Protecting Texans is the core of what Texas Health and Human Services does. Our efforts cover a variety of areas from monitoring child care ... trafficking and helping Texans recover from disasters. Safety Resources Report abuse of children and people who live in their ...

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, petitions a ...

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 has selected a ... Whitman spent 22 years with the Texas Department of Public Safety. A decade of that time was spent serving as a Texas Ranger. In 2011, he ...

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 Medicaid clients to ... for the benefit. “We want to support the health and safety of Texans," said HHSC Executive Commissioner Charles Smith. “The best ...

HHS Helps Ensure Health, Safety and Well-Being of Children Under Licensed Care
Health and Human Services helps parents find the ideal caregiver for their young child by being ... maintains state standards of protecting the health, safety and well-being of children in care at licensed centers. HHS ... Report anything that might affect any child's health or safety, including child abuse or neglect to the Texas Abuse Hotline at ...

Form 5605, Life Safety Code Overview Worksheet
... (WS&C) 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 12 months. ...

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

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 the Texas State ...

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 limited to foster ...

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