Additional Resources


Need to Get an Evaluation for IDD?

If you live in Comal County or plan to move here, you will need to contact your  Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability Authority (LIDDA) which provides intake services coordination through their local offices located at:

Hill Country MHDD

457 Landa Street, Suite J

New Braunfels, TX  78130

(Corner of Landa Street and Walnut Street behind a Pawn Shop; sign and driveway is on Walnut Street just before the Pawn Shop at 4-way light going north on Walnut)

Main Number (830) 625-7394

If moving into Comal County and wish to get started, you must first call Centralized IDD Intake Line at (830) 387-5970. 

The services coordinators assist individuals and their families with everything necessary to get enrolled in a program that fits their waiver option and personal needs. 

Your FAQs

Q. What state agency has IDD oversight in Texas?

A.  As of September 1, 2017, the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) has moved its functions to Texas Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  

Texas' HHS has transformed into an organization that is more streamlined and responsive to the people of Texas. They are ready to meet the challenges with a range of services to Texans with disabilities that help ensure their well-being, dignity and choice. Programs also are in place to support family members who care for them.

For information regarding disability services in Texas, please contact HHS through their website at to get more information. 

If you are unsure how HHS can help you, you can contact them at (855) 937-2372 to talk with their trained professionals.

Q.  Where Do I Call to Get Local HHS Services?

A,   If you live in Comal County, call (888) 902-9990 for assistance.


Local Schools Special Education


Local Independent School Districts (ISDs)

New Braunfels ISD


Special Education Department

1040 N. Walnut Ave.

New Braunfels, TX 78130

(830) 643-5757 

Martha Moke
Executive Director of Special Education

Catherine Archer
Special Education Assistant Director

Elva Luna
Administrative Assistant

Nicole Hughey
Special Education Coordinator

Leticia F. Gonzales
Special Education Coordinator/Lead SLP

Deidra Gutierrez
Special Education Coordinator

Comal ISD

District Offices

Department of Special Education Services

1404 IH 35 North

New Braunfels, TX 78130

(830) 221-2000



Michele Martella

Executive Director of Special Education Services


Carolina Ferrell

Coordinator for Elem. Special Education Services


Becky Gieringer

Coordinator for Secondary Special Education Services 

Life Bridges Transition Program for Ages 18-22

278 Loop 337

New Braunfels, TX 78130

Office (830) 221-2639

Administrator: Cindie Walker