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The Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs program offers
care coordination, &
for children (age 17 or younger) who have, or are at risk of having, a condition which may prevent them from growing, developing, or playing like other children.
We can help.
Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs is a free program that connects young people and their families to resources and services.
If your child is age 17 or younger and has, or is at risk of having, a condition which may prevent them from growing, developing, or playing like other children, your family is eligible for these services regardless of income.
Some conditions that children with special health care needs might have include:
cleft lip and/or palate
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
sickle cell anemia
gross and/or fine motor delay
The program can help families:
find assistance for their child with special needs.
find financial assistance.
schedule appointments and transportation.
get services for their child, such as medical care.
find information about health insurance programs.
Families can refer themselves to the program; or, referrals can be made by schools or medical and service providers.