Texas Home Living (TxHmL)

Summary of Texas Home Living (TxHmL) program

The TxHmL Program provides selected essential services and supports to people with a diagnosis of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) or a related condition who live in their family homes or their own homes.

Covered Services:

The cost of covered services may not exceed $17,000 per year. Services include:
Adaptive aids
Minor home modifications
Specialized therapies (includes audiology, speech/language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and dietary services)
Behavioral support
Dental treatment
Community Support
Day habilitation
Employment assistance
Supported employment
Service coordination to all individuals enrolled in TxHmL

Financial eligibility requirements

Age: No limit

Income and Resources: The applicant must be Medicaid eligible prior to enrollment in the program. An applicant is financially eligible if he or she is: eligible for supplemental security income (SSI); eligible for Medical Assistance Only (MAO) protected status; under 20 years of age, financially the responsibility of TDFPS in whole or in part and is being cared for in a foster home or group home licensed or certified and supervised by TDFPS in which a foster parent is the primary caregiver residing in the home; currently receiving Medicaid for Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care; or a member of a family that receives full Medicaid benefits as a result of qualifying for Temporary Aid to Needy Families.

Additional Criteria:

In addition, applicants must:
qualify for an ICF/IDD Level of Care I;
have a determination of IDD made in accordance with state law or have been diagnosed by a physician as having a related condition;
have an Individual Plan of Care for waiver services which does not exceed $15,000;
not be assigned a Pervasive Plus level of need (LON 9);
live in his or her own or family home;
have made a choice of the TxHmL Program over the ICF/IDD Program; and
not be enrolled in another 1915(c) waiver program.

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.

EduCare  Community Living

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.

Making the first steps

Intake: Call for information, 1-325-305-8633 please note you must include the 1  when dialing, 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.

For more information regarding TxHmL services, call 1-325-305-8633
please note you must include the 1  when dialing