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.
DADS - Department of Aging and Disability Services
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.
AAA - Area Agencies on Aging
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.
APS - 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.
NOSSCR - National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
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.
Texas Health Options
Texas Health Options is a State of Texas Resource for Finding Health Insurance Coverage.
The Pre-existing Condition Insurance Program
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: