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.

Physically Handicapped Children's Program (PHCP)


PHCP can assist in payment for certain medical services for eligible children birth to 21 years of age. Must qualify diagnostically.

Services Provided


  • Diagnostic care
  • Rehabilitative care by medical and allied health personnel

Referrals for CSHCN &/or PHCP


Anyone can call for information and referral through CSHCN and PHCP

Contact Information


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

Hours


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

Fees


There may be a minimal 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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