Texas Home Living

The Texas Home Living (TxHmL) program provides selected essential services and supports to people with an intellectual disability or a related condition who live in their own home or their family's home.

The Consumer Directed Services (CDS) option is available for this program.

What services are available?

  • Adaptive aids
  • Audiology
  • Behavioral support
  • Community support
  • Day habilitation
  • Dental treatment
  • Dietary
  • Employment assistance
  • Minor home modifications
  • Nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Respite
  • Speech and language pathology
  • Supported employment

Who can get services?

  • There is no age limit.
  • You must be determined eligible for Medicaid services before enrolling in the program.
  • You must meet specified functional criteria, including having a determination of an intellectual disability made in accordance with state law or having been diagnosed by a physician as having a related condition with an IQ of 75 or below.
  • You must live in your own home or your family's home.
  • You cannot be enrolled in another Medicaid waiver program.
  • Your income and resources may not exceed specified limits.

How do I apply for services?

Contact your local authority.

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Updated: November 20, 2015