Children With Special Health Care Needs

Children With Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

CSHCN is a referral program for children birth to 21 years of age who have or are suspected of having a serious or chronic physical, developmental behavioral, or emotional condition that requires health and related services beyond that required by children generally. 

Referrals for CSHCN 

Anyone can call for information and referral through CSHCN

Contact Information

Phone: 607-753-5028
Fax: 607-753-5136


Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


There no cost to families.

Helpful Resources

New York State Department of Health Resources

View more information about the Physically Handicapped Children's Program (PDF).

Find more information about the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs program on the New York State Department of Health website.

Joint Agreement On the Provision of Transition Services

Visit the New York State Education website for more information.

Education & Your Child / Youth Special Needs

Healthcare & Your Child/Youth With Special Needs

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