Developmental Disabilities

Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm

Classes  Monday – Friday 8 am – 3 pm

1477 Lomaland Suite E-7

Contact: Direct Number  (915) 599-6680

Call Center Information 915-242-0555

The EHN Day Habilitation location is a comprehensive Learning Center which allows EHN to provide services to its IDD consumers at one centralized location. We provided both recreational and pre-vocational activities to help consumers learn how to be more active in the community. The curriculum also includes life skills lessons to encourage independence and allows consumers to move between classrooms where they are engaged in such courses as math, science, writing, dance and art classes throughout the day.

Emergence Health Network, together with local providers of community-based services and supports established a Continuum of Care “road map” highlighting IDD resources available in the greater El Paso area.

The effort resulted in a thorough picture of the challenges and opportunities that providers, consumers and their support network face when navigating the complex system of service for individuals with IDD. The outcome is a living document which local providers can update as changes in service provisions occurs.

To view the IDD Continuum of Care Chart click HERE

To view the Texas Behavioral Health Strategic Plan and IDD Strategic Plan click HERE

Contact: (915) 599-6645

Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF) for individuals with IDD is an additional service that EHN offers. EHN also refers to our ICF’s as our EHN Casas because we provide residency for our qualified IDD consumers. Here, the IDD individuals can live independently and also get comprehensive and individualized health care and rehabilitation services.

EHN currently operates four ICF/Casas in the El Paso area.

Su Casa
5314 Blanco Street, El Paso, TX 79905
(915) 747-3692

Casa De La Promesa
5310 Blanco Street, El Paso, TX 79905
(915) 747-3695

Casa Norton
8824 Norton Street, El Paso, TX 79904

Casa Baghdad 
5713 Bagdad Street, El Paso, TX 79904

Contact: (915) 599-6645

The Community First Choice program that provides home and community-based attendant services and supports to Medicaid recipients with disabilities.

Contact: (915) 599-6645

The Home and Community Based Services program includes individualized services and supports to persons with intellectual disabilities who are living with their family, in their own home or in other community settings, such as small group homes.

Contact: (915) 599-6645

The Texas Home Living program provides selected essential services and supports to people with an intellectual disability or a related condition who live in their own home or their family’s home.

Contact: (915) 599-6645

START (Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources and Treatment) is a person-centered solution-focused approach that employs positive psychology and other evidence-based practices. It’s a national initiative that strengthens efficiencies and service outcomes for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs in the community. The model helps reduce the use of emergency services and state facility/hospital stays.

Outcomes also include:

  • High rates of satisfaction by families and care recipients
  • Cost-effective service delivery
  • Improved expertise across system of care
  • Strengthened systems linkages that enrich systems, increase resources and fill in service gaps
  • Increased professional and logistic linkages between services providers in multiple disciplines
  • Use of community services whenever possible

Click to view video and learn more about the START program

Contact: (915) 599-6645

Money Follows the Person (MFP)- Transition Support Team (TST)

The Transition Support Team provides support activities to Local Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Authorities (LIDDAs) and Home and Community Based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) program providers that serve individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) at risk of being admitted to an institution, and those who have transitioned from institutional settings, including State Supported Living Centers (SSLCs) and Nursing Facilities (NFs). The program is designed to assist LIDDAs and providers in enhancing services and supports to assist individuals and prevent institutionalization.

Emergence Health Network is the HUB for the LIDDA Service Area 1. There are 8 Hubs in Texas. Please click on the link below to access the other Hubs and their designated service area.

EHN will provide TST support in the designated service area that consists of the following LIDDAs:

  • MHMR Services for the Concho Valley
  • Permian Basin Community Centers
  • West Texas Centers

Transition Support services include educational activities (webinars, videos, correspondence), de-identified (as necessary) case reviews, and technical assistance, upon request from LIDDAs and providers, on specific disorders/topics that focus on the medical and behavioral health of an individual with IDD.

The Transition Support Team members include Psychiatrists, Registered Nurses, Behavior Specialists, LPCs, LMSWs, and Physicians.

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