About Us

Background
On September 1, 2006, AACOG was designated by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), formerly the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS), as the local intellectual and developmental disability authority (LIDDA) for Bexar County.

The Alamo Area Council of Governments in accordance with the Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC), § 533.035 (a), to which the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) executive commissioner, delegated the state’s authority and responsibility within a specified region for planning, policy development, coordination, resource development and allocation and for supervising and ensuring the provision of intellectual and developmental disability services to persons with intellectual disability, developmental disability, or a related condition.