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    Texas Health and Human Services Commission


    1501 Circle Drive
    Fort Worth, TX 76119


    The mission of HHSC is to maintain and improve the health and human services system in Texas and to administer its programs in accordance with the highest standards of customer service and accountability for the effective use of funds.

    HHSC oversees the operations of the health and human services system, provides administrative oversight of Texas health and human services programs, and provides direct administration of some programs.
    System Oversight

    HHSC oversees the Texas health and human services system, which is composed of five agencies:

    • Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)
    • Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)
    • Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
    • Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
    • Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS)

    Programs Administered by HHSC

    • Medicaid
    • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
    • Texas Women’s Health Program
    • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
    • SNAP Food Benefits and Nutritional Programs
    • Family Violence Services
    • Refugee Services
    • Disaster Assistance



    This page was last modified on October 05, 2015


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    100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196