Contact Information - Environmental Lead Program


Phone and Fax Numbers

Abatement Notifications

Toll Free: (888) 778-9440 ext. 6747
Phone: (512) 834-6747
Fax: (512) 206-3794
Email: lead.notifications@dshs.texas.gov

Compliance Section

Toll Free: (800) 293-0753
Phone: (512) 834-6665
Fax: (512) 834-6606

Surveillance Section

Toll Free: (800) 293-0753
Phone: (512) 834-6747
Fax: (512) 206-3794
Notifications Fax: (512) 206-3795

Staff Contact

Ken Ofunrein, Manager
Phone: (512) 834-6770 Ext. 2451

Emmanuel Enemkpali, Group Manager
Phone: (512) 834-6770 Ext. 2431

Business Filing and Verification Section

Email: lead.reg@dshs.texas.gov
Toll Free: (800) 572-5548
Phone: (512) 834-6600
Fax: (512) 834-6614

Trainer Accreditation Information

Email: lead.reg@dshs.texas.gov
Toll Free: (800) 572-5548
Phone: (512) 834-6600
Fax: (512) 834-6614

For Other Questions or Further Help

Email: leadhelp@dshs.texas.gov
Toll-free: (800) 293-0753
Phone: (512) 231-5792
Fax: (512) 834-6726


Mailing and Physical Addresses

For General Correspondence

Texas Department of State Health Services
Environmental Lead Program MC 1987
P. O. Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
(If shipping OVERNIGHT, only USPS Special Service Deliveries will deliver to a P. O. Box. UPS or Federal Express will NOT.)

For All Licensure Related Materials That Do Not Contain Money

Texas Department of State Health Services
Environmental & Sanitation Unit - MC 2835
P. O. Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
(If shipping OVERNIGHT, only USPS Special Service Deliveries will deliver to a P. O. Box. UPS or Federal Express will NOT.)

For All Lead Abatement Notification Forms

Texas Department of State Health Services
Environmental Health Notifications Group MC 1986
P. O. Box 143538
Austin, Texas 78714-3538
(If shipping OVERNIGHT, only USPS Special Service Deliveries will deliver to a P. O. Box. UPS or Federal Express will NOT.)

For All Lead Abatement Notification Fee Invoice Payments

Cash Receipts Branch, MC 2003
Texas Department of State Health Services
PO Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
*Note:  No onsite payments of notification invoices will be accepted. Please either use the notifications online system or send your payments with invoice coupon to the address provided above. 

For All Mail Containing Money

Texas Department of State Health Services

Cash Receipts Branch - MC 2003

PO Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
(If shipping OVERNIGHT, only USPS Special Service Deliveries will deliver to a P. O. Box. UPS or Federal Express will NOT.)

Physical Address

Texas Department of State Health Services
Environmental & Sanitation Unit - MC 2835
DSHS Consumer Protection Division
1100 W. 49th Street
Austin, Texas 78756
(If shipping OVERNIGHT, only special service deliveries such as UPS or Federal Express [NOT USPS] are delivered to this address)

Last updated April 1, 2022