Texas has 7 waivers that use Medicaid funds for long-term home and community-based services for people with disabilities. Parents are encouraged to place their Child's name on as many lists as possible. The waitlist can be up to 15 years long.
Waivers are managed by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
Use the following links to begin planning for your child's future.
Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS)
Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities (DBMD)
Home and Community-based Services (HCS)
Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP)
STAR+PLUS Home and Community-based Services (HCBS)
Texas Home Living (TxHmL)
Youth Empowerment Services (YES)