Helpful Legal Resources

TexasLawHelp
http://texaslawhelp.org

TexasLawHelp is a one-stop website where low-income Texans can get information about their legal rights and find out about free legal assistance in their area.

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DADS - Department of Aging and Disability Services
http://www.dads.state.tx.us/

The Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) was created to administer long-term services and supports for people who are aging and who have cognitive and physical disabilities. DADS also licenses and regulates providers of these services, and administers the state’s guardianship program.

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AAA - Area Agencies on Aging
http://www.dads.state.tx.us/providers/AAA/index.html

The Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) provide services to help older Texans, and their family members and caregivers receive the information and assistance they need in locating and accessing community services. Services are provided to people ages 60 and older and are targeted to those with greatest economic and social need. Particular attention is paid to people with low-incomes, older people who belong to minority groups, and older people residing in rural areas. In addition, family members and other caregivers may receive information and services on behalf of the older person for whom they are providing care.

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APS - Adult Protective Services
http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Adult_Protection/About_Adult_Protective_Services/

APS is responsible for investigating abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults who are elderly or disabled who reside in the community or within certain state-run facilities.

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NOSSCR - National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
http://www.nosscr.org/index.html

The National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR) is an association of over 3,900 attorneys and other advocates who represent Social Security and Supplemental Security Income claimants.

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Texas Veterans Commission
http://www.tvc.texas.gov

TVC acts as the state-appointed advocate of Texas veterans as they attempt to secure the benefits rightfully earned in exchange for their service in our nation's armed forces.

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The Pre-existing Condition Insurance Program
http://www.pcip.gov

The Pre-existing Condition Insurance Program makes health insurance available to people who have had a problem getting insurance due to a pre-existing condition.

The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan:

  • Covers a broad range of health benefits, including primary and specialty care, hospital care, and prescription drugs.
  • Does not charge you a higher premium just because of your medical condition.
  • Does not base eligibility on income.

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HIPAA notice of privacy practice for TLSC
TLSC Privacy Notice

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Accounting Notice Required by HIPAA
TLSC Privacy Notice

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eDisclosure Notice Required by TX Health & Safety
TLSC Privacy Notice

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