Health Services

Texas has broad range of services to keep Texans healthy and improve public health and well-being, statewide.

Texas Health Insurance

Explore your state-provided health insurance options.

Learn what’s required to apply for health insurance

Find health services and information

Texas HHS works to improve public health education and services. See what they can do for you.

Mental health and substance abuse services

Texas HHS offer mental health and substance (alcohol and drug) abuse services for families and people of all ages.  

Your Texas Benefits

Apply for SNAP and WIC food benefits, Medicaid and children’s health insurance, get TANF cash help, and access other support services.  

Services for Caregivers

Caring for another person is hard work. Caregivers need time to rest and recharge.  

Community Resource Coordination Groups (CRCGs)

Texas CRCGs connect people and families with public and private agencies to get their needs met. 

Breast and cervical cancer services

Clinics across Texas have funding to provide women with low-cost or free accessible breast and cervical cancer screening and testing services. 

Flu vaccinations

Find out the latest flu information and how to protect yourself and your family.  

Texas medical marijuana prescriptions

Texas offers medical marijuana (low tetrahydrocannabinol or THC) prescriptions for certain medical conditions and physician specialties.

Learn more about medical marijuana in Texas

Learn how our agencies can help you

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

  • Birth and death certificates
  • Marriage and divorce verifications
  • Professional health licenses
  • Immunizations

Texas Health and Human Services (HHS)

  • Caregiving services
  • Disability resources
  • Food and cash assistance programs
  • Mental health and substance abuse information

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS)

  • Child investigations
  • Foster and adoption services
  • Child and adult protection services