Texas Resources

This page provides federal and state-specific resources on a variety of cancer survivorship topics. If you are looking for financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to Texas.

 

Employment

Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
800.669.4000
info@eeoc.gov
www.eeoc.gov

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network
800.526.7234
jan@AskJAN.org
www.AskJAN.org

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
866.487.9243
www.dol.gov/whd

State Fair Employment Agency
Texas Workforce Commission, Civil Rights Division
512.463.2642 or 888.452.4778
www.twc.state.tx.us/customers/cwp/civil-rights-discrimination.html

Unemployment Agency
Unemployment Benefits Services
www.twc.state.tx.us/ui/unemployment-benefits-services.html

Vocational Rehabilitation
DARS Division for Rehabilitation Services
www.dars.state.tx.us/drs/vr.shtml

More Employment Resources

Health Insurance

Texas Health Insurance Marketplace (a.k.a Exchange)
800.318.2596
www.healthcare.gov/

Texas Department of Insurance
800.252.3439
www.tdi.texas.gov/

COBRA
U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration
866.444.3272
www.dol.gov/ebsa

COBRA-Texas
Texas Department of Insurance
800.252.3439
www.tdi.texas.gov/

State Children’s Health Insurance Program 
Texas Children’s Medicaid
877.541.7905
www.chipmedicaid.org/

Find Health & Dental Coverage For Your Family
InsureKids.gov
https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/coverage/tx/index.html

More Health Insurance Resources

Medicare

Medicare
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
800.MEDICARE (633.4227)
www.medicare.gov

Medicare & You

Medicare Assistance
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Texas Health Information, Counseling and Advocacy Program
800.252.9240
https://hhs.texas.gov/services/health/medicare

More Health Insurance Resources