Maternal & Child Health Division

Children's Special Health Care Services

Healthy Families America

Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) is a program that offers medical care and treatment assistance for children and some adults with chronic, severe, disabling health problems; and provides service coordination to meet the needs of the child and family. Families of all income levels are eligible to enroll in the CSHCS program.

Eligibility: Determined by severity and chronicity of a medical diagnosis. 

Age: Children from birth to age 26. Service to people of any age with cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disease, or blood clotting disorders like hemophilia. 

Income: All income levels are eligible; The cost to join CSHCS is dependent upon family size and income. Review the Payment Agreement Guide. There is no cost if the eligible client has Medicaid or MIChild. 

Services: Payment for medical care and treatment, including advocacy, respite nursing and support services for families. Referral for a Diagnostic Evaluation to a medical specialist to determine suspected medical conditions. Referral to other community services.

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311 E. Alcott St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

269-373-5200 (HCS main line)
269-373-5015 (program line)


Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services is committed to providing equitable, culturally competent care to all individuals served, regardless of race, age, sex, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. 

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