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Texas Government Agencies

Affordable Housing Corporation
2200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Austin, Texas 78702
Phone:(512) 477-3555
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Texas Department of Agriculture
1700 N Congress Ave, SF Austin Bldg, Room 1100A, Austin, Texas 78701
Phone:(512) 463-7476

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Agriculture and Life Sciences Building, 600 John Kimbrough Boulevard, Suite 509, 7101 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-7101
Phone: (979) 845-7800
Fax: (979) 845-9542

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is a unique education agency with a statewide network of professional educators, trained volunteers, and county offices. It reaches into every Texas county to address local priority needs. Some of our major efforts are in mitigating drought impacts; conserving water use in homes, landscapes, and production agriculture; improving emergency management; enhancing food security; and protecting human health through education about diet, exercise, and disease prevention and management.

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
PO Box 13127, Austin, Texas 78711
5806 Mesa Dr, Austin, Texas 78731
Phone:(512) 206-3333

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (formerly the Texas Liquor Control Board) was created in 1935.The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) is the state agency that regulates all phases of the alcoholic beverage industry in Texas. The duties of the commission include regulating sales, taxation, importation, manufacturing, transporting, and advertising of alcoholic beverages.

Angelina & Neches River Authority
2901 N John Redditt Drive, Lufkin, Texas 75904
Phone: 936.632.7795
Toll Free: 800.282.5634
Fax: 936.632.2564

ANRA is a government entity created by the state legislature under the authorization of the Texas State constitution. It is recognized as an independent governmental agency authorized to construct, maintain, and operate any and all works necessary for the purpose of controlling, storing, and preserving water resources in the 17 county jurisdiction in the Neches River Basin.

Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC)
2105 Kramer Lane, Austin, Texas 78758
Main : 512-719-0700
Toll-Free: 1-800-550-8242

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) was founded in 1893 with a mission to address the Texas fever tick problem. Today, the TAHC works to protect the health of all Texas livestock, including: cattle, swine, poultry, sheep, goats, equine family animals, exotic livestock. The TAHC also works to keep pests from reoccurring as major livestock health hazards. Ultimately, the TAHC’s mission and role is the assurance of marketability and mobility of Texas livestock.

Texas Apiary Inspection Service
401 Joe Routt Boulevard, College Station, Texas 77843-2475
Phone:(979) 845-9713
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The Texas Apiary Inspection Service (TAIS) is the sole agency responsible for regulating the apiary industry of Texas. TAIS is a state agency administered under AgriLife Research, a part of the Texas A&M university system.

Texas Commission on the Arts
E. O. Thompson Office Building, 920 Colorado, Suite 501, Austin, Texas 78701
Phone : (512) 463-5535
Fax : (512) 475-2699
Toll Free Message Line : (800) 252-9415

The mission of the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) is to advance our state economically and culturally by investing in a creative Texas. TCA supports a diverse and innovative arts community in Texas, throughout the nation and internationally by providing resources to enhance economic development, arts education, cultural tourism and artist sustainability initiatives.

Texas State Auditor’s Office
1501 North Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 936-9500
Fax: (512) 936-9400

The State Auditor’s Office (SAO) is the independent auditor for Texas state government. The SAO operates with oversight from the Legislative Audit Committee, a six-member permanent standing committee of the Texas Legislature, jointly chaired by the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Attorney General of Texas
Location : 300 W. 15th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone:(512) 463-2100
Phone: (512) 463-2050
FAX: (512) 475-2994

Texas Department of Banking
2601 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, Texas 78705
Telephone: 512-475-1300
Toll Free: 877-276-5554
Fax: 512-475-1313
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The Texas Department of Banking operates under the oversight of the Texas Finance Commission, and is an agency of the State of Texas. The Department performs functions designed to maintain a financial regulatory system for Texas that promotes a consistent banking environment, and provides the public with convenient, safe, competitive banking and other stable financial services. The major functions of the agency are to charter, license, or register specific entities, which may include regulating and examining.

State Bar of Texas
1414 Colorado Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Main phone: 512.427.1463
Toll free: 800.204.2222

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1100 W. 45th St., Austin, TX 78756
Switchboard: (512) 454-8631
Toll Free Number: 1-800-872-5273
FAX Number: (512) 206-9453

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) serves as a special public school in which students, ages 6 through 21, who are blind, deaf-blind, or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities, are eligible for consideration for services on the TSBVI campus. It is also a statewide resource to parents of these children and the professionals who serve them, from birth through transition from school.

Texas Bond Review Board
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 13292, Austin, TX 78711-3292
Phone: 512-463-1741
Office Location: 300 West 15th Street, Suite 409, Austin, TX 78701
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The Texas Bond Review Board, created in 1987, is composed of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Comptroller of Public Accounts. The agency’s statutory authority is found in Chapter 1231 and Chapter 1372 of the Texas Government Code. The agency’s mission is to ensure that debt financing is used prudently to meet Texas’ infrastructure needs and other public purposes, to support and enhance the debt issuance and debt management functions of state and local entities, and to administer the state’s private activity bond allocation.

Brazos River Authority
Central Office : 4600 Cobbs Drive Waco, Tx 76710
Postal Address: P.O. Box 7555, Waco, TX 76714
Central Office Telephone : (254) 761-3100
Toll Free Telephone : 1-888-922-6272
Fax : (254) 761-3207
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The Brazos River Authority was created by the Texas Legislature in 1929 and was the first State agency in the United States created specifically for the purpose of developing and managing the water resources of an entire river basin. Today, the Authority’s staff of 250 develop and distribute water supplies, provide water and wastewater treatment, monitor water quality, and pursue water conservation through public education programs.

Canadian River Municipal Water Authority
Headquarters (Northern Operations Division) : PO Box 9, 9875 Water Authority Rd, Sanford, TX 79078
Phone: 806-865-3325
Fax: 806-865-3314

For over fifty years, the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority (CRMWA) has worked to serve its member cities and all citizens of the Texas Panhandle and South Plains by providing a dependable and safe source of municipal and industrial water.

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Physical Address : 1701 North Congress Avenue, Suite 6-127, Austin, TX 78701
Mailing Address : PO Box 12097 , Austin, TX 78711
Call : 512-463-3190
Email :
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CPRIT’s goal is to expedite innovation in cancer research and product development, and to enhance access to evidence-based prevention programs throughout the state. Under the guidance of its governing body, the Oversight Committee, CPRIT accepts applications and awards grants for a wide variety of cancer-related research and for the delivery of cancer prevention programs and services by public and private entities located in Texas.

Texas State Cemetery
909 Navasota Street , Austin, TX 78702
Phone:(512) 463-0605

Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Address : 333 Guadalupe St. , Suite 3-825, Austin, Texas 78701-3942
Phone: (512) 305-6700
Fax: (512) 305-6705

The mission of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners is to execute the statutory authority of the Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 201, and to promote, preserve, and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Texas by licensing skilled professionals and enforcing standards of practice.

Comptroller of Public Accounts
LBJ Bldg, 111 E 17th St, Austin, Texas 78774
Phone:(512) 463-4000
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Office of Court Administration
Physical Address : 205 W. 14th St., Suite 600, Austin, Texas 78701
Mailing Address : Office of Court Administration, P.O. Box 12066, Austin, Texas 78711-2066
Main:(512) 463-1625
Fax:(512) 463-1648
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The Office of Court Administration (OCA) is a unique state agency in the Judicial Branch that operates under the direction and supervision of the Supreme Court of Texas and the Chief Justice. Our mission is to provide resources and information for the efficient administration of the Judicial Branch of Texas.

Credit Union Department
Location : 914 E Anderson Ln, Austin, Texas 7875
Telephone: 512-837-9236
Fax: 512-832-0278
General Information:
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The Credit Union Department is a Texas state agency with responsibility for supervising and regulating state-chartered credit unions. The Department is governed by the nine-member Credit Union Commission, comprised of four members from the credit union industry, and five members from the general public with no direct involvement in the management of a financial institution.

Court of Criminal Appeals
Physical Location : Court of Criminal Appeals, Supreme Court Building, 201 West 14th Street, Room 106, Austin, Texas 78701
Mailing Address : Court of Criminal Appeals, P.O. Box 12308, Austin, Texas 78711
Telephone: (512) 463-1551
Fax: (512) 463-7061

The Court of Criminal Appeals is Texas’ highest court for criminal cases. The Court consists of a Presiding Judge and eight Judges. They are elected by the voters of the entire state, and they hold their offices for terms of six years.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Physical Address: 209 West 14th Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 463-9988
Mailing Address: PO Box 13084 – Capitol Station, Austin, TX 78711-3084
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Texas School for the Deaf
Address : Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (512) 462-5353
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Texas School for the Deaf, a place where students who are deaf or hard of hearing including those with additional disabilities, have the opportunity to learn, grow and belong in a culture that optimizes individual potential and provides accessible language and communication across the curriculum.

Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities
Address : 6201 E. Oltorf, Suite 600, Austin, TX 78741-7509
Telephone: (512) 437-5432
Toll-free: (800) 262-0334
Fax: (512) 437-5434
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The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities helps people with developmental disabilities achieve their potential for independence, productivity and integration into their communities by working to develop a comprehensive system of service and supports in Texas.

Texas Education Agency
Location : 1701 N. Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, 78701
(512) 463-9734
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The Texas Education Agency is the state agency that oversees primary and secondary public education. It is headed by the commissioner of education. The mission of TEA is to provide leadership, guidance and resources to help schools meet the educational needs of all students.

Texas Division of Emergency Management
Location : Texas Department of Public Safety, PO Box 4087, Austin, Texas 78773-0220
Main Number : (512)424-2080
Email :
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Employees Retirement System of Texas
Location : 200 East 18th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Toll-free: (877) 275-4377
TTY: 711
Fax: (512) 867-7438
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The Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) manages benefits for employees and retirees of State of Texas agencies and some higher education institutions. These benefits contribute to the financial security and overall well-being of employees, retirees and their families. They are an important part of the compensation package of state agency and institution employees.

Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
Mailing Address : TEES Headquarters, 3470 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-3577
Fax: 979-458-7464
Physical Address : 7607 Eastmark Drive , College Station, TX 77840
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