Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Texas Vaccines for Children Program (TVFC)

Health & Human Services (HHS) -Department State Health Services (DSHS)-Immunizations
1100 W 49th ST
Austin, TX 78756

TEL: 800-252-9152

Alternate Phone: 512-458-7284
FAX: 512-458-7288
Program Website

Benefits Summary

Free (or low cost) vaccines for children. Vaccines are distributed to State and local health agencies at no charge who in turn distribute them to physicians/health clinics that have signed up for the program. Immunization can prevent many diseases.


Diseases preventable by vaccines include: Diphtheria, hepatitis, influenza, measles, pneumococcal, mumps pertussis, polio, tetanus etc. A small administrative fee (amount regulated by State) may be charged; also an office visit charge may be applicable.

Eligibility Guidelines

Children thru age 18 who meet one of the following criteria: child is Medicaid eligible; or uninsured; or American Indian or Alaska Native; or qualifying underinsured. See CDC web site for details:

How to apply

Contact your state program for names and addresses of the providers in your state.