Texas Home Living- TxHML

The Texas Home Living program (TxHmL) program at Ability Connection (AC) provides help and support to individuals of all ages with an intellectual disability or related condition. 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 in their own home.

TxHmL is a Medicaid waiver program that supplies essential services and supports to Texans with an intellectual disability (ID) or a related condition so that they can continue to live in the community.

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

The TxHmL provider 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.

The Texas Home Living (TxHmL) program is overseen by the Texas Department of Health & Human Services. To be eligible for the TxHmL program, individuals must have a diagnosis of an intellectual disability or related condition and qualify for Medicaid. Eligibility guidelines are available on the HHS website: https://hhs.texas.gov/services/disability

Enrollment for the HCS program is overseen by Local IDD Authority (LIDDA) To find the LIDDA in your county, please call 211 for assistance.

Currently, there is an interest list for TxHmL services. If you are on the list for Home and Community Based Services (HCS) you are automatically placed on the TxHmL list. If you aren’t currently on the interest list, please contact your LIDDA.

For additional questions, please contact:
Katrina Weger – Director, HCS/TxHmL
Office Phone: (214) 351-2500 x2253
Send an Email to Katrina