Texas State Agencies

Public Utility Comission of Texas

The Public Utility Commission of Texas protects customers, fosters competition, and promotes high-quality infrastructure; in addition to regulating the state's electric, telecommunication, and water and sewer utilities, implements respective legislation, and offers customer assistance in resolving consumer complaints.

LEARN MORE: https://www.puc.texas.gov/


Take Time Texas

Take Time Texas is a program of Texas Health and Human Services providing respite or temporary relief from family caregiving by having someone else look after a loved one while caregivers rest, run errands, or other ways to support the caregiver. Also, contact your local area agency on aging for possible assistance.

Learn more: https://apps.hhs.texas.gov/taketimetexas/

Texas Abuse Hotline
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services provides this secure website for reporting suspicions of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of children, adults with disabilities, or people 65 years or older.
  • Call the Texas Abuse Hotline (1-800-252-5400) if your situation is urgent and needs to be investigated within 24 hours.
  • Call 911 or your local law enforcement agency if you have an emergency or life-threatening situation that must be dealt with immediately.
  • Visit: https://www.txabusehotline.org/
Texas Attorney General

As the state’s top law enforcement officer, the Texas Attorney General leads more than 4,000 employees in 38 divisions and 117 offices around Texas. That includes nearly 750 attorneys, who handle more than 30,000 cases annually – enforcing child support orders, protecting Texans against consumer fraud, enforcing open government laws, responding to public information requests, providing legal advice to state officials, and representing the state of Texas in court, among other things.

Visit: https://texasattorneygeneral.gov/

Texas Comprehensive Cancer Control Program

The Texas Comprehensive Cancer Control Program receives funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to fight cancer in Texas.

Learn more: https://dshs.texas.gov/tcccp/default.aspx

Texas Council of Developmental Disabilities

The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) helps people with developmental disabilities (DD) achieve their potential for independence, productivity, and integration into their communities through the development of a comprehensive system of services and supports.

Mission - TCDD’s mission is to create change so that all people with disabilities are fully included in their communities and exercise control over their own lives.

VISIT: https://tcdd.texas.gov/