California Children's Services (CCS) is a statewide program
and coordinates and pays for certain medical care and equipment when these
services are approved by the program. Children and young adults, under 21 years
of age, with certain medical conditions, can enroll in the program if their
families are unable to pay for all of their care. The program only pays for
care related to the approved medical condition; and selects the best medical
professionals to treat the child.
If your child is eligible, CCS may provide:
- Treatment, such as doctor services, hospital and surgical care, physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT), laboratory tests, X-rays, orthopedic appliances, and medical equipment.
- Nurse (RN) management to help get special doctors and care for your child when medically necessary, and referral to other agencies, including public health nursing and regional centers; or a Nurse (RN) management to help get special doctors and care for your child when medically necessary, and referral to other agencies, including public health nursing and regional centers; or a Medical Therapy Program (MTP), which can provide physical therapy, and/or occupational therapy in some public schools for children who are medically eligible for these special services.
CCS program has two parts:
To apply for CCS, application forms and the description of the process can be found here:
California Children's Services (CCS) Administration
720 Empey Way
San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: (408) 793-6200
Fax: (408) 793-6250