How We Help
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), HIV/STD Comprehensive Services Branch coordinates all federal and state funds for HIV client services through selected administrative agencies. DSHS has contracted with StarCare Specialty Health System as the PanWest and West Texas HIV Services Administrative Agency to administer and disburse Part B funds to various providers in the Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa, and El Paso HIV Service Delivery Areas (HSDA) and provide administrative and planning services. Administrative agencies disburse funds from DSHS through a subcontractor system to provide comprehensive services to HIV positive individuals and those affected within the service planning area. See below to learn more about the PanWest and West Texas HIV Services Administrative Agency’s roles and responsibilities.