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
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.
Local MTP Information
Phone: (559) 589-7067
Fax: (559) 589-7015
Other Helpful Links
Privacy Information: https://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/Pages/HIPAA.aspx
To Request CCS Records: