Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)

Is My Child or Youth Eligible?

  • If they are ages 0-21 and live in Livingston County and have the following AND  
  • Has been diagnosed with a physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional illness or condition for which they need extra health care and support services.
  • Conditions include but are not limited to: 

Conditions for CYSHCH

We are a referral program to assist your family find  services such as:

  • Case management
  • Funding for equipment
  • Medical providers & specialists
  • Respite care
  • Special education services
  • Support groups
  • Therapy providers
  • Translation services
  • Transition to adult services
  • And more!

There is also CYSHCN Support Services (an additional program):

  • This program assists families with paying medical bills for children with severe chronic illnesses and/or physical disabilities, between birth and up to 21 years of age, who:
    • Live in New York State and 
    • Meet Livingston County's medical and financial eligibility criteria

Contact Us to Learn More about Both Programs: