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Houston Adult Foster Care Homes
Services and Amenities

Like Type A and Type B assisted Living facilities, services and amenities at Texas Type C Adult Foster Care Homes will vary widely. The State of Texas requires all Adult Foster Care Homes to:
  • provide 3 nutritious meals per day - menus planned a week in advance
  • host at least one social and/or activity per week
  • provide transportation for medical appointments, shopping, church attendance and personal errands; in some cases (depending on a resident's service plan), appointment escort service is also required

For further information on Texas Assisted Living Facilities, particularly regarding Type C Adult Foster Care Homes and applicable licensing standards, resident rights, provider qualifications and responsibilities, etc., contact the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) at www.dads.state.tx.us or call 1-800-458-9858
Definition of a Texas Adult Foster Care Home

The State of Texas stipulates that a Type C assisted living facility is a four bed facility with an active contract with DADS to provide adult foster care services at a level consistent with the state's Minimum Standards for Adult Foster Care.

Administrator Requirements

The Administrator of a Texas Adult Foster Care Home must:
  • be 18 years of age or older
  • live on-site
  • be the primary care giver for residents
  • be the owner or lessee of the facility
  • submit to a criminal background check prior to license approval
  • take an orientation class and participate in 6 hours of in-service educational training annually
  • have a minimum of one approved substitute care provider designated and on record
Featured Houston (Texas) Adult Foster Care Homes


Chavez Home
Adult Foster Care Home
Houston • Texas


4-Bed Facility • Just 2 miles from LBJ Hospital • Near Sav-Mart
Dodson Lake Park Nearby


5208 Boicewood, Houston, TX 77016 • (713) 631-9519


Jimmy R. Houston
Adult Foster Care Home
Houston • Texas


4-bed facility • Minutes north of Crockett and a short drive to Houston
Near East Texas Medical Center
407 An County Road, Grapeland, TX 75844 • (936) 478-2293

*Source: State of Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services