Parent Online Resources

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56 pages of Community online resources compiled by the Office of Student Health Services.

This list is not inclusive of all Central Texas Services and Waco ISD and the Office of Student Health Services cannot attest to the safety or professionalism of the listed services.

Please contact the Waco ISD Office of Student Health Services at 254-757-5935 if you notice a change in the accuracy of the numbers, websites, providers, etc. so that updates can be made.



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Blind and Visually Impaired Children’s Program
DARS, Division for Blind Services
www.dars.state.tx.us
(community services only - 211)

Environmental Lead Program
Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Division for Regulatory Services,
www.dshs.state.tx.us/elp/default.shtm
P. O. Box 149347 MC 1987
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
Phone: (512) 834-6787, Ext. 2434 Toll free: 1-888-778-9440, Ext. 2434
Fax: (512) 834-6707

Family Health Services Information and Referral
Texas Department of State Health Services
www.dshs.state.tx.us/mch/babylove.shtm
Toll free: 1-800-422-2956

Food Stamp Program
www.211texas.org/211/search.do

Inquiry Hotline
Texas Department of Human Services
Health and Human Services Commission
Toll free: 1-800-448-3977 (24/7)
Toll free: 1-800-248-1078 (centralized benefits)
TDD Toll free: 1-888-440-4988

Home Health Agency Hotline
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
www.dads.state.tx.us
701 W. 51st. St.
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 438-3011

Immunization Branch
Texas Department of State Health Services
www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize/default.shtm
Phone: (512) 458-7284
Toll free: 1-800-252-9152 P. O. Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
Email: Immunize@imm.tdh.state.tx.us

Medicaid Programs for Children – Children’s Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP)
www.chipmedicaid.org
Phone: Toll free: 1-877-543-7669
TDD Toll free: 1-800-735-2988

Nutrition Education/Training Line
Texas Department of Human Services
Toll free: 1-800-982-3261
Provides information, materials, catalogs, etc. about nutrition education and training
Parents of Special Education Students

Texas Education Agency
www.tea.state.tx.us/special.ed/medcom
Toll free: 1-800-252-9668
Parents can discuss special education procedures with a trained professional.

Special Health Care Needs, Children with (CSHCN)
www.dshs.state.tx.us/CSHCN
Toll free: 1-800-252-8023
Phone: (512) 458-7355
Fax: (512) 458-7417

WIC (Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program)
www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd
Toll free: 1-800-942-3678

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
www.hhsc.state.tx.us/programs/TexasWorks/TANF-FAQ.html
Phone: (512) 438-3280 or
TDD Toll free: 1-888-425-6889