Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), seeks to contract with a qualified contractor for family-based alternatives for children living in institutions.
HHSC is seeking a contractor to develop and implement a system in which a child with a disability who resides in an institution may, instead, receive services in a family-based alternative.
Activities may include:
- Ongoing support and training for support families and birth families
- Providing technical assistance to, and in collaboration with, current community-based service
- Community awareness and collaboration in public, private and faith-based sectors
- Develop and update permanency plans for children residing in nursing homes every six months