Promoting Public Benefits Access Through Web-Based Tools and Outreach: A National Scan of Efforts. Volume II: Detailed Summary Tables of Benefits Access Efforts. Your Texas Benefits



This is the benefit portal for Texas. People can use a screener and fill out online applications. The state also has a separate online application for CHIP ( The effort leverages concepts from PA Compass, developed for PA Department of Public Welfare in consultation with Deloitte.

Key benefit programs

TANF; SNAP; Medicaid

Other benefit programs

Medicare Savings Program; long-term care

Key technological components

Online application that can be sent electronically; online screener/benefits calculator

Other key components

Outreach conducted by for-profit or nonprofit partners

Target population

General low-income population

Geographic reach


State/s (abbreviation)


Locality (cities or counties)


Selected sources of information

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