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Children with Special Health Care Needs Services Program

This program helps children 20 and younger who have special health care needs, and people of any age with cystic fibrosis, improve their health, well-being, and quality of life. Apply through a local health service office in your region. Social workers are available to help with the process.

Children's Medicaid / Children’s Health Insurance Program, CHIP

Children's Medicaid and CHIP provide health coverage for low-income children.

Find a Community Health Center

Community Health Centers provide healthcare to people with or without insurance, including Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Health centers are required to provide services to people, even if they can’t afford to pay for the services.

Find a Doctor or Dentist

If you are in need of healthcare but don’t qualify for Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), find health care services based on your needs: primary health care, child health and dental, prenatal medical and dental, and epilepsy.

Find a Doctor (Healthy Texas Women)

Use this resource to find women’s health and family planning services at no cost to eligible women in Texas.

Find a Doctor or Dentist (Medicaid / Children’s Health Insurance Program, CHIP)

These providers accept patients who are already enrolled in Medicaid, CHIP, Healthy Texas Women, or Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN). If you are not already a member in one of these programs, try finding your local Community Health Center or calling 2-1-1 to see if you qualify.

Find Health Insurance

Find helpful tips for selecting health insurance with this list of resources from the Texas Department of Insurance.


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Do you have concerns about your child’s development? More information can be found for ages birth to 36 months or 3 through 5.

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