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Intermediate Care Facilities

Intermediate Care Facilities

Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ICF/IID)

The Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability (ICF/IID) program is a community-based residential service option provided in homes with six or more individuals. This ICF/IID program provides similar services provided in an HCS residential home. The services include staff available to assist individuals with identified needs, access to medical care, the opportunity to attend Day Habilitation or similar programs, and participation in community activities.

If you choose to access the ICF/IID residential option, you are able to keep your current placement on interest lists for home and community-based waiver services, such as HCS, Texas Home Living, Community Living Assistance and Support Services, and Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities programs.

For information about the ICF/IID program, please visit: Information at allows you to search ICFs/IID homes with vacancies by county, city or zip code. It also lists any special services or areas of expertise.

If you are interested in this residential option, contact us at (210) 557-5354. We will assist you in applying for the service. The application process for admission to an ICF/IID involves sharing an individual's diagnosis and medical and support needs with ICF/IID providers to ensure they have the appropriate services and resources to best meet an individual's needs.

Community-Based ICF/IID: Community-based residences vary in size from a maximum of 8 people, or 9 to 13 people, or 14 or more people. Each owner/operator may determine specific admission criteria and maintain their own interest list.

State Supported Living Centers (SSLC): 13 campus-based Texas facilities where staff focuses on intensive and specialized services for individuals with severe intellectual disabilities and/or those with medically fragile conditions.

Facilities provided residential, habilitative, and medical services, and skills training with 24-hour supervision and coordination of individual program plan.

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