STAR + PLUS/STAR + PLUS Waiver Services
The STAR + PLUS program helps individuals in Texas stay at home rather than move to a nursing home. The applicant must be a Medicaid-approved recipient and at least 21 years old. STAR + PLUS/STAR + PLUS Waiver services include personal assistance for daily tasks. Respite service can also be provided to help your caregivers.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHS) reviews the application based on financial and medical needs. To know if you are eligible for additional services, you should contact your Managed Care Organization (CCO) representative.
Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS)
This program provides in-home assistance to adults with non-intellectual disabilities (referred to as “related conditions,” which must have developed before the individual was 22 years old). CLASS options are particularly useful for those who prefer living at home than at an intermediate care facility.
CLASS can provide habilitation (personal hygiene and other grooming tasks), nursing services, therapy (physical, occupational, speech), psychological help, adaptive aids, respite, and more.
Individuals must be recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Medicaid, or be eligible for either. This helps the Social Security Administration approve them, although the applicant may be placed on a waiting list.
Additional Services to Meet Your Health Needs
Our goal is to meet your health needs, no matter what they are. We work with you to design a program that will improve your situation with the appropriate services.
Besides STAR + PLUS/STAR + PLUS Waiver services and Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS), other care options are available at our Mission location:
- Respite allows caregivers to have peace of mind when taking time off, while our teams watch over their loved ones.
- Primary home care, private pay home care, and STAR Kids to help children, adults, and seniors with medical conditions limiting them in their daily lives (age target varies).
- Adult Protective Services (APS) to support those who have suffered from neglect and/or abuse.
How to Contact Our Mission Team
We welcome you to our office during our business hours. We are always happy to meet with you whether it’s your first visit or we’ve been working with you and your family for years. Our staff speaks English and Spanish to make communication easier.
“All the staff is very friendly, courteous, and eager to help the clients and attendants.”- Clarita C.
“This company is proud to have the opportunity to enhance the quality of life and to maintain our patients' health with our services. My mother is a current client of TVNS, LTD and very happy with her services.”- Norma D.
“TVNS has been in business since 1981. The heart and soul of this business are to care for our community, our family, our employees, and our clients.”- Vanessa S.