Texas Health and Human Services

The mission of HHS 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. HHS 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.

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
  • Veteran Mental Health
VA Disability Rating Requirement: 
No Disability Requirement
Discharges Allowed: 
No Minimum Discharge