Learn about DADS
About the agency
Learn about the agency, including the mission, vision and goals.
Documents related to the department's budget and the budgeting process.
Contact information for the agency, including the area agencies on aging, local authorities and local offices. Also includes helpful numbers.
Information about the agency's executive team and how to contact them. Includes the agency organizational chart.
Fact sheets and FAQs
Department fact sheets and frequently asked questions.
Federal funding sources
References to the DADS federal funding sources from the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.
Improving access to services
This site contains information and resources about the Aging and Disability Resource Centers and the Community Roundtables, including reports, sample forms and tools created by community partners. It also includes information about the progress DADS' partners are making toward improving access to services.
This site includes selected presentations made by DADS employees.
Map of service areas
Includes the location of DADS local offices and state schools, as well as the area agencies on aging and the local authorities. (PDF format)
Resources for members of the media, including department press releases.
Publications and videos
Links to online information available from the department. This includes brochures and posters, handbooks and forms, legislative reports, planning documents, studies, and videos.
DADS has identified the Office of Consumer Rights and Services as its centralized source for the receipt of complaints by consumers, family members and the general public, as well as concerns and questions regarding the facilities/agencies regulated by DADS, the local authorities and DADS services, programs or staff. Click here to contact Consumer Rights and Services or call 1-800-458-9858
Texas Aging and Disability Services
This body studies and makes recommendations regarding the management and operation of the department.
Learn how you can get involved with projects that benefit DADS consumers.
- State Long-term Care Ombudsman
- Surrogate Decision-making Program
- Texas Benefits Counseling Program
- Volunteer and Community Engagement
Updated: March 26, 2013