Community Partners: Helping Serve Texans

In an effort to make it easier and more efficient for Texans to apply for and manage their HHSC benefits, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is partnering with community-based organizations to help people learn how they can get the most out of the HHSC's benefits application and management website,

How You Can Help

To support this effort, HHSC is building a statewide network of community-based organizations that can help people apply for and manage their HHSC benefits, including food, cash and medical assistance, online at HHSC’s This Community Partner Program (CPP) is a growing network of organizations trained and capable of teaching Texans how to put to work for them.

The organizations that become Community Partners represent a wide range of social services, including public entities, non-profit organizations, and faith-based groups. An organization interested in becoming a Community Partner enrolls by submitting an Interest Form online, which includes questions on what Community Partner level the organization is best suited for. Once enrolled, HHSC then provides online training and certification to interested staff and volunteers of those Community Partners approved to provide one-on-one assistance with Community Partners also have access to reports from HHSC showing how many people the organization has assisted in applying for and managing HHSC benefits online at

Community Partner Program Support Team

Are you interested in joining the Community Partner Program? Are you currently in the enrollment process and have a question? Or are you already a Community Partner and would like assistance with something? The Community Partner Program Support Team is here to help at every step of the way. You may email your request or question and contact information to or to your regional support contacts. To find your regional support contact click Regional Support Contact List.

Join the Community Partner Program

If your organization would like to participate in the program, click the Interest Form link at the top of this page to complete and submit the form.