House Bill 5, passed by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Greg Abbott earlier this year, makes DFPS a stand-alone agency, removing it from the HHS system. It will still share some administrative support and collaborate with HHS to enforce child care standards.
HHSC employees can make benefit changes during summer enrollment until July 22. Find out what changes can be made and about enrollment fairs taking place across the state.
More than 80 people gathered June 21 for the Deafblind Awareness Fair in Austin, learning about available services, sharing their stories and stepping into the shoes of someone who is deafblind.
If you have more annual leave than you’re allowed to carry, the excess will convert to sick leave Sept. 1 for all HHS agencies, including DFPS.
If you are a health care professional or care for an older person, make plans to attend the 2017 Geriatric Symposium: Texas Taking the Next Step.