Healthy Texas Women

Healthy Texas Women is a program dedicated to offering women's health and family planning at no cost to eligible women in Texas. These services help women plan their families, whether it is to achieve, postpone, or prevent pregnancy. They also can have  a positive effect on future pregnancy planning and general health.
(source: https://www.healthytexaswomen.org/htw-program)



Benefits include: 

  • pregnancy testing
  • pelvic examinations
  • STI services
  • breast and cervical cancer screenings
  • clinical breast examination
  • screening and treatment for cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure
  • HIV screening
  • long-acting reversible contraceptives
  • oral contraceptive pills
  • permanent sterilization
  • other contraceptive methods such as condoms, diaphragm, vaginal spermicide, and injections
  • screening and treatment for postpartum depression



(This program pays only for the services listed above. If a health problem such as cancer is found, you will be referred to a doctor or clinic that can treat you. If you are pregnant, you will be referred to a program such as Medicaid for Pregnant Women. Might have to pay for those extra services. Source: https://www.healthytexaswomen.org/htw-program)


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WHo is ELIGIBLE?

You are eligible if you are:

  • a woman between the ages of 18-44
  • a women between the ages of 15-17 and have a parent or legal guardian
    apply, renew, and report changes to your case on your behalf

  • are a U.S. citizen or legal immigrant
  • are a resident of Texas
  • don't have health insurance
  • are not pregnant
  • meet the  following income requirements


Family Size, including self / Monthly Max. Family Income (%200 Federal Poverty Level)                                            

    1  /  $ 1,980  

    2  /  $ 2,670

    3  /  $ 3,360

    4  /  $ 4,050

    5  /  $ 4,740

    6  /  $ 5,430

    7  /  $ 6,122       

 

How to apply

Apply Online

You can apply online here [en Español] or go to YourTexasBenefits.com

(note: application will only work on desktop computers, see alternatives for other devices below)


Once processed, Healthy Texas Women will need proof of:

  • your identity
  • the money you make
  • the money you spend on child care/child support
  • your citizenship and immigration status

Examples of Proof


To mail or Fax your application

download form here  [en Español]

 

Fax (toll-free) 1-866-993-9971


Mail form to:

Healthy Texas Women

P.O. Box 149021

Austin, TX 78714-9021


After they've received your form they'll send you a letter asking for the proof of things listed above.


Apply in Person

You can apply at a clinic that offers Health Texas Women Services.


You can also pick up an application at Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program office

Call 1-800-942-3678 (toll free) to find an office



Find a local women's health provider

Programs such as Healthy Texas Women and
Family Planning can be accessed across Texas by dialing 2 1 1 or toll free 1-877-541-7905