Home and Community-based Services (HCS)

Summary of HCS Program

HCS provides individualized services and supports to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are living with their family, in their own home or in other community settings, such as small group homes.
Note: This service may not be available right away. Your name may be placed on an interest list. You will be contacted when services are available.

Services Provided:

Adaptive aids
Minor home modifications
Counseling and therapies (includes audiology; speech/language pathology, occupational or physical therapy; dietary services; social work; and psychology)
Dental treatment
Residential assistance (includes supported home living, foster/companion care, supervised living and residential support)
Service Coordination
Day habilitation
Supported employment

Financial eligibility requirements

Financial eligibility is determined by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Other eligibility requirements:

No age limit
Must not be enrolled in another Medicaid waiver program.
Must have had a determination of mental retardation made in accordance with state law or have been diagnosed by a physician as having a related condition.
Must meet specific requirements for intelligence quotient (IQ).
Must have chosen the HCS Program over the Intermediate Care Facilities for Persons with Mental Retardation Program.
Have an individual plan of care that does not exceed a specific annual cost limit.

Making the first steps

Intake: Call for information, (325) 646-9574, and an appointment will be scheduled if needed.
Assessment: Testing is done to see if a person is eligible for services.
Referral: Staff provides information about other services.
Placement: If needed, staff helps find group home placement in the community or in a state school.

Private Providers

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Providers active in the Center for Life Resources area – Brown Co., Coleman Co., McCulloch Co., San Saba Co., Mills Co., Comanche Co., and Eastland Co.

American Habilitation Services, Inc.

Daybreak Residental Services, Inc.

D&S Residential Services, Inc.

DRACO Services, Inc.

All the Little Things that Count, LC

The Company of Rock House, Inc.

For more information regarding HCS services, call (325) 646-9574