Statewide Intake

Handbook Revision, November 1, 2016

This revision of the Statewide Intake Policy and Procedures Handbook was published on November 1, 2016. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.

SWI Update to SWI Handbook Regarding DARS (PATS 9552)

This update removes the DARS section of the SWI Handbook, and replaces it with a section about vocational programs at the Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center (Criss Cole) which is part of the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

2710 Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Departments


2714 Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

2714.1 Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI)

2714.2 Texas School for the Deaf (TSD)


2720 Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)

2730 2720 Agencies Serving Children

2731 2721 Texas Juvenile Justice Department

2732 2722 Youth Camps

2733 2760 Texas Education Agency (TEA)

2740 2730 Veterans Administration (VA) Hospitals

2750 2740 Adult Living Facilities Not Subject to Licensure

2760 2750 Reports Concerning Law Enforcement

2761 2751 Reports of Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation, or Death Investigated by Law Enforcement

2762 2752 Reports of Abuse or Neglect Perpetrated by Law Enforcement

2760 Texas Education Agency (TEA)


2790 Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) and Texas School for the Deaf (TSD)