california children's services (CCS)

What is CCS?

 

California Children’s Services (CCS) is a statewide program, established in 1927, which helps clients (0-21 years of age) obtain diagnosis and treatment of CCS-eligible conditions. CCS provides case management, medical evaluation, equipment and rehabilitation services, as well as referrals to other needed services. CCS functions as a partnership between the State and local CCS office.
Learn more in the state's website  https://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/Pages/default.aspx

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Eligibility for CCS

  • Under age 21

  • CCS eligible medical condition

  • Diagnostic services to confirm a CCS medical condition

  • Current resident of Kings County

  • Family adjusted gross income less than $40,000 a year (or related medical expenses will exceed 20% of income.)

  • Children with full scope, no share of cost Medi-Cal, and children who are adopted with a known CCS medical condition automatically meet income requirements.

CCS Brochure: https://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/Pages/CCSBrochure.aspx

 

Local CCS Program Information

  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

  • Phone: (559) 852-4693

  • Fax: (559) 582-6803

Medical Therapy Program (MTP)

 

Physical and occupational therapy is provided for eligible children at the Medical Therapy Unit (MTU) which is located within a local school.

https://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/Pages/MTP.aspx  

Local MTP Information

  • Phone: (559) 589-7067

  • Fax: (559) 589-7015

 

Other Helpful Links

CCS and Medi-Cal RX

Privacy Information: https://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/Pages/HIPAA.aspx

To Request CCS Records:

https://www.dhcs.ca.gov/formsandpubs/laws/priv/Pages/PrivacyForms.aspx