Senator Glenn Hegar: District 18

Links to Selected Texas State and Federal Agencies

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Agency Name Website Address Telephone
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services www.dads.state.tx.us (512) 438-3011
* Area Agency on Aging (800) 252-9240
* Regional Ombudsman (800) 252-2412
* Consumer Rights/Services Hotline (800) 458-9858
* Mental Health/Mental Retardation Services and Information (800) 252-8154
* State Long Term Care Ombudsman (Nursing Home & Asst. Living Residents) (800) 252-2412
Texas Department of Agriculture www.agr.state.tx.us
* Customer Service/Help Line (800) 835-5832
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services www.dars.state.tx.us
* Agency Main Line (800) 628-5115
* Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf (TDD) (866) 581-9328
Office of Attorney General www.oag.state.tx.us
* Public Information and Assistance (800) 252-8011
* Child Support 24-Hour Hotline (800) 252-8014
* Consumer Protection (800) 621-0508
* Crime Victims' Compensation Program (800) 983-9933
Comptroller of Public Accounts www.window.state.tx.us
* Business or Tax Comments or Concerns (877) 662-8375
* Comments or Concerns (Non-Business) (877) 334-4112
* Comptroller Information Assistance (800) 531-5441
* Tax Collections/Enforcement (800) 252-8880
* Taxpayer Assistance-Hearing Impaired (TDD) (800) 248-4099
* Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan (formerly the Texas Tomorrow Fund) (800) 445-4723
Texas Department of Criminal Justice www.tdcj.state.tx.us
* Victim Services (800) 848-4284
* Offender Status Line (800) 535-0283;
Austin (512)406-5200; Hunstville (936) 295-6731
Texas Education Agency www.tea.state.tx.us (512) 463-9734
* Parent Special Education Info Line (800) 252-9668
* Texas Reading Initiatives (800) 819-5713
* Bilingual Education (512) 463-9581
* Charter Schools (512) 463-9575
* Kindergarten and Early Childhood Education (512) 463-9273
* No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Program Coordination (512) 463-9374
* Non-Public School Accreditation (Texas Assn. of Non-Public Schools) (903) 643-8770
Employees Retirement System of Texas www.ers.state.tx.us
* Toll-free Switchboard (877) 275-4377
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality www.tceq.state.tx.us (512) 239-1000
* 24-Hour Complaints Hotline (888) 777-3186
* Ozone Status Line (888) 994-9901
* Smoking Vehicle Reporting Line (800) 453-7664
* Public Assistance on Permitting (800) 687-4040
Texas Ethics Commission www.ethics.state.tx.us
* Toll-Free (800) 325-8506
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services www.dfps.state.tx.us (512) 438-4800
* Abuse Hotline (Children, Elderly, or Disabled Citizens) (800) 252-5400
* Texas Youth Hotline (Including Runaways) (800) 210-2278
* Texas Adoption Resource Exchange (800) 233-3405
* Office of Consumer Affairs (800) 720-7777
General Land Office www.glo.state.tx.us
* Oil/Hazardous Material Spill Reporting (CHEM-TEL) (800) 832-8224
* Toll-Free Number (800) 998-4456
* Veterans Land Program (800) 252-8387
Office of the Governor www.governor.state.tx.us (512) 463-2000
* Governor's Opinion Hotline (800) 252-9600
* Citizens' Assistance Hotline (800) 843-5489
Health and Human Services Commission www.hhsc.state.tx.us (512) 424-6500
* Ombudsman (Food Stamps, Medicaid, TANF) (877) 787-8999
* Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) (888) 425-6889
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs www.tdhca.state.tx.us (800) 525-0657
* First Time Buyer, Home Buyer Education, Mortgage Credit Cert. Program (800) 792-1119
Texas Department of Insurance www.tdi.state.tx.us (512) 463-6169
* Windstorm Compliance/Inspection Requests (800) 248-6032
* Consumer Info Helpline (800) 252-3439
* Report Insurance Fraud (888) 327-8818
* Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) (800) 657-6558
Texas Workers' Compensation Commission www.tdi.state.tx.us/wc (888) 327-8818
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation www.license.state.tx.us
* General Information (800) 803-9202
(512) 463-6599
Texas Lottery Commission www.lottery.state.tx.us
* Customer Service Information (800) 375-6886
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department www.tpwd.state.tx.us
* Information (800) 792-1112
* Operation Game Thief (800) 792-4263
Texas Department of Public Safety www.txdps.state.tx.us
* General Information (512) 424-2000
Public Utility Commission of Texas www.puc.state.tx.us
* General Information (512) 936-7000
* Texas Electric Choice (Compare Local Rates) www.powertochoose.org (866) 797-4839
Railroad Commission of Texas www.rrc.state.tx.us
* General Information (512) 463-7288
Texas Real Estate Commission www.trec.state.tx.us
* General Information (800) 250-8732
Texas Residential Construction Commission www.trcc.state.tx.us
* General Information (877) 651-8722
Texas State Board of Medical Examiners www.tmb.state.tx.us (512) 305-7010
* Complaints Hotline (Automated) (800) 201-9353
* Customer Service (800) 248-4062
Department of State Health Services www.dshs.state.tx.us (888) 963-7111
* Diabetes Services and Information (512) 458-7490
www.dshs.state.tx.us/diabetes
* Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services and Information (866) 378-8440
* Alzheimers Information (800) 242-3399
* Asbestos Information (800) 572-5548
* Family and Community Health/Early Childhood Services (800) 422-2956
* HIV/STD Information (800) 299-2437
* Immunization Information (800) 252-9152
* Tobacco Prevention (800) 345-8647
State Securities Board www.ssb.state.tx.us
* General Information (512) 305-8300
Secretary of the State www.sos.state.tx.us
* Administrative Services (512) 463-5600
* Election (800) 252-8683
* Solicitation Hotline (800) 648-9642
State Bar of Texas www.texasbar.com
* Grievance Information (800) 932-1900
* Lawyer Referral Service (800) 252-9690 or
(877) 9-TEXBAR
Teacher Retirement System of Texas www.trs.state.tx.us
* General Information (800) 223-8778
Texas Department of Transportation www.dot.state.tx.us (512) 305-9509
* Tourist/Travel Information/Road Conditions (800) 452-9292
* TxTag (Ordering/Managing Toll Tag Account) www.txtag.org (888) 468-9824
* TxTag (Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf, TDD) (888) 590-5155
Texas Veterans Commission www.tvc.state.tx.us
* Veterans HOTLINE (800) 252-8387
Texas Water Development Board www.twdb.state.tx.us
* General Information (512) 463-7847
Texas Workforce Commission www.twc.state.tx.us (512) 463-2222
* TWC Fraud Hotline (800) 252-3642
Relay Texas (Hearing and Visually Impaired) www.twdb.state.tx.us
* Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf (TDD) (800) 735-2989
* Voice (800) 735-2988