What about other benefits I may qualify to receive?
MHMR has staff to help with benefit eligibility and a Benefit Bank that can help you find out what benefits may be available, and we will assist you in applying for those benefits. MHMR also operates an Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) to help people with other resources. You may drop in or call the ADRC at 1300 Circle Dr. Fort Worth Texas or 888-730-2372.
I have heard about programs that have waiting lists. What are those programs?
The state operates several Medicaid Waiver programs that serve people with disabilities, including IDD and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Call Intake at 817-335-3022 for more information about how to get on the waiting list and a description of these services.
I have been on the waiting list for programs. How do I find out if I am still on the list?
You may call Intake at 817-335-3022 to find out about services you may be waiting to receive.
What if I need services immediately?
People who need immediate help should call Intake for help. There are a number of options that do not have waiting/interest lists. If you are trying to reach us after normal business hours, call our 24-hour referral and crisis hotline at 817-335-3022 or 800-866-2465.
What is Service Coordination and what can it do for me?
Our Service Coordinators can assist in planning, coordinating and monitoring services. Call our Intact at 817-335-3022 to learn more.
What about residential services or group homes?
Residential services are offered through different programs such as HCS
. Some are available immediately and others are part of programs with waiting lists. We can help you determine which option is best for you and help you connect with those services. Call Intake at 817-335-3022
. Tarrant County facilities and openings also can be viewed on Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services’ website, http://www.dads.state.tx.us/services/index.cfm
Does MHMR have residential programs?
Yes, MHMR has group homes
and supported home living
. You also can find other residential programs available in the community by calling us or from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
Does MHMR operate a HCS program or Texas Home Living program?
No, MHMR does not operate an HCS program or TxHmL. It does provide service coordnation
to these programs You can also find out about other programs by calling Intake, 817-335-3022
or contacting the Department of Aging and Disability Services
What do I need to do to be a residential provider?
MHMR contracts for Foster or Companion Care providers. Please call IDD Provider Services if you are interested in becoming a Foster or Companion Care Provider.
How do I become a foster provider?
Please contact the IDD Provider Services, 817-335-3022
Can I contract with you to open a group home for people with IDD?
You need to contact the Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services in Austin, 512-438-3011
How Do I Choose an HCS Provider?
Visit our HCS Virtual Provider Fair