Children with Special Health Care Needs Case Management Program

Indigent Health Care

Mission: To assist eligible individuals/families to gain access to medical, social, educational, nutritional and vocational programs and to support and provide family-centered, culturally sensitive, community based strategies for individuals/families of Cameron County.


Serves children ages 0 to 21 years of age with medical conditions that will last for more than 12 months. CSHCN Case Management Program will make all efforts to ensure a medical home.
Services are free.

What is Children with Special Health Care Needs Case Management?

It is a service provided by a Case Manager to help children with special health care needs and their families get the services the child needs. Case Managers help with:

  • Family problems;
  • School/education issues;
  • Transportation problems;
  • Identifying services and making referrals in the community;
  • Obtain a medical home for child;
  • Overcoming barriers for families; and
  • Providing community referrals.

Who is a Children with Special Health Care Needs Case Manager?

A licensed registered nurse or a social worker approved, trained and given technical assistance by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

What can a Case Manager do for you?

 

  • Evaluate the child's and family's needs;
  • Assist in locating services and providing referrals within the community to meet child and family needs;
  • Work with the family to develop a case management service plan; and
  • Provides follow-up with families to assure needs are met.

Referrals can be made to:

San Benito Public Health Clinic
1390 W. Expressway 83
San Benito, Texas 78586
(956) 247-3619
 
   

HOURS OF OPERATION FOR ALL LOCATIONS:
Monday – Thursday
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Some evening and other hours available by appointment.

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