To Register for Medicaid Waiver Programs "Interest Lists" (HCS, Tx Home Living, etc.): (Please note - if you move, please call the agency and update your information so that they agency can find you when a slot becomes available)
MHMRA of Harris County 713-970-7000, 1-866-970-4770 (24 hr Crisis line)
7011 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074
Texana (serving Austin, Colorado, Fort Bend, Matagorda, Waller & Wharton Counties)
281-239-1300, 281-239-1363, 1-800-633-5686 (Crisis Line)
Various locations depending on your county.
Tri-County Services (serving Montgomery, Liberty, and Walker Counties)
936-521-6200, 281-432-3076, 936-291-5800, or 1-800-659-6994 (24 hr Crisis line)
Gulf Coast Center (serving Brazoria and Galveston Counties)
1-800-643-0967 (intake for MR services), 1-877-226-8780 (intake for MH services), 1-86-729-3848 (24 hour Crisis line)
For all other Home and Community based programs & Medicaid Waivers (CLASS, MDCP, CBA, DBMD, etc.), please call the Department of Aging and Disability Services - to find the office closest to you - http://www.dads.state.tx.us/services/contact.cfm or call 1-877-438-5658.
For more information on Personal Care Services - Please call 888-276-0702
To Learn more about the various medicaid waivers - Please go to
Imagine Enterprises - Which Waiver Does What?
UT Center For Disability Studies - Family Resource Guide
Comprendiendo el Apoyo Familiar y Abriendo Puertas para el Futuro
Early Childhood Intervention
Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services
Rehabilitative Services (helping with work)
Other Agencies that Provide Parent Training and/or Support:
Partners Resource Network - TEAM Project
(This is our local statewide Parent Training & Information Center)
5005 W. 34th St., Suite 207A, Houston, TX 77092
(This is local Protection and Advocacy agency - they have established priority areas that they focus on)
1500 McGowen, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77004
(713) 974-7691 (Voice/TDD), Fax (713) 974-7695
(This statewide agency provides training, but also matches parents with other parents for support)
3710 Cedar St, Box 12, Austin, TX 78705
866-896-6001 (toll free)
For those Families/Persons with Disabilities
Who Use MDCP/CBA/HCS/CLASS medicaid waiver services:
DID YOU KNOW?
There are major service cuts being made to plans of care beginning Dec. 1, 2011
Do You Need To Know More?
Do You Need to Know Your Rights?
DISABILITY RIGHTS, TX has Two PDFs available for review
Service Cuts in Medicaid Waivers: Who will Be Affected;How will Cuts be Implemented; and What Are Your Rights?
Justifying Your Services: How to Explain Your Service Needs
Parents need to:
1) Ensure that if their provider says a service is not available - Request that a Exception Request Form be completed and submitted
2) Ask for copies of your budgets and request regular reports on how your money is being spent
3) Do not sign anything you do not agree to
4) Get everything in writing
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 May 2013 10:33|