Home and Community Based Services (HCS)

Home and Community Based Services (HCS) is a Medicaid waiver program that provides services and support to individuals with intellectual disability disorders so they can continue to live with family or independently.

Residential Services

Residential Services allows for staff to work with the consumer in their home to support activities that facilitate an individual’s ability to perform functional living skills and other activities of daily living. Foster/Companion Care may be provided to a consumer in the natural home after the age of 18 or else outside the natural family home at any age. Supervised living/Residential Support Services is provided in a 3 or 4 bed group home setting. Metrocare Services currently has 5 3-bed groups.

Day Habilitation

Day habilitation provides participants assistance with acquiring, retaining or improving self-help, socialization and adaptive skills necessary to live successfully in the community and participate in home and community life.

Supported Employment

Supported employment is provided in an integrated work setting (that is, a job site where generally no more than one employee or three percent of the employees have disabilities) by staff that focus on training and building natural supports so the consumer may be successful in their position.

Respite

Respite provides for the planned or emergency short-term relief of the unpaid caregiver of a participant.

Professional & Technical Supports

  • Skilled nursing
  • Behavioral support
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Dietary
  • Speech and language pathology
  • Audiology
  • Minor home modifications
  • Adaptive aids
  • Dental treatment.

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Did You Know

1.9M

Texans live with a serious and persistent mental illness

6.4M

Texans have a mental illness and would benefit from treatment

17K

children received care from Metrocare last year

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