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CSHCN Program Information


1500 North State Street
Phone: (360) 676-6762, ext. #32105
Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

The Whatcom County Program for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) provides services for children and adolescents who have--or at increased risk for having--chronic physical, developmental and/or behavioral conditions and who require an increased level of health and related services.

CSHCN Program Staff:
  • Work with families of children with special heatlh care needs, providing services that include special needs assessments, resource information and referral, family support, and assistance with care coordination.
  • Participate in community-building activities, including the Whatcom Taking Action for Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs
  • Work with community partners to promote a Medical HomeYou are about to leave the Whatcom County Site - click globe for disclaimer model of health care services that are accessible, family-centered, continuous, comprehensive, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally-competent.

Services of the CSHCN care coordinator and social worker continue to be available to families, although there is a temporary reduction of Public Health Nurse services due to recent staff changes.

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