At-Home Care and Support

Ability Connection’s Texas Home Living (TxHmL) is a Medicaid Waiver program that provides help and support in their own homes to individuals of all ages who have an intellectual disability or related condition. It is overseen by the Texas Department of Health & Human Services.

Our TxHmL team works with each individual to ensure they receive community living, professional and technical support so they can continue to live with their families or independently.

Services Include:

  • Day habilitation
  • Respite services
  • Employment services
  • Nursing services
  • Dental services
  • Behavioral support
  • Community support (transportation)
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Audiology services
  • Dietary services
  • Minor home modifications
  • Adaptive aid

Our TxHmL providers can also provide personal assistance services, habilitation or emergency-response services through the Community First Choice (CFC) program. Individuals can also receive unlimited prescriptions though the Medicaid Vendor Drug Program.

To be eligible for the TxHmL program

  • Guidelines are available on the HHS website: https://hhs.texas.gov/services/disability
  • Individuals must have a diagnosis of an intellectual disability or related condition and qualify for Medicaid.
  • Enrollment for the HCS program is overseen by Local IDD Authority (LIDDA) To find the LIDDA in your county, please call 211 for assistance or go to this link https://apps.hhs.texas.gov/contact/search.cfm If you are not currently on the interest list, please contact your LIDDA.