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

For Certification & Trainer Accreditation Information
Environmental & Sanitation Licensing Branch

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

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 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 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 Certification applications:
Texas Department of State Health Services
Cash Receipts Branch, MC 2003
PO Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347