Texas Department of State Health Services

Address: 1100 W. 49th Street, M646
Austin, TX 78756
Phone: (512) 776-6586 Fax: (512) 4587624 Website: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) promotes optimal health for individuals and communities while providing effective health, mental health and substance abuse services to Texans.


DSHS serves the health needs of Texans in a number of ways:

Prevention and preparedness activities, such as immunizations, public health preparedness, communicable disease surveillance and control, and newborn screening.
Family and community health services, such as primary health care, maternal and child health and nutrition services, and health services for special populations.
Community mental health services and state mental health hospitals.
Substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment services.
Regulation of health professionals, facilities, and consumer goods and services.
Vital records such as birth and death certificates and health statistics.

Texas Department of State Health Services
PO BOX 149347
(Physical address: 1100 W. 49th Street)
Austin, Texas 78756

Toll Free 1-888-963-7111 or 512-776-7111
TDD Relay 1-800-735-2989


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