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Welcome to Children’s Special Services!
Children’s Special Services (CSS) is the federal Title V program, Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), offered by the Tennessee Department of Health, Division of Maternal and Child Health. These services are provided locally thru the Sullivan County Regional Health Department. These services are provided to residents of Sullivan County, ranging in ages from birth to 21 years of age, who have a chronic illness, disability or a medical condition, which may affect the independent functioning of the child. The CSS Program uses a team approach to provide Medical Services and Care Coordination to assist families in obtaining a coordinated and comprehensive health program for their child. The CSS program coordinator in Sullivan County is a registered nurse.
Services are available to children with special health care needs:
Who are under 21 years of age
Who meet the CSS program‘s diagnostic guidelines
Who meet the CSS program’s financial guidelines
Please contact the Children’s Special Services Care Coordinators for questions:
Terri Jordan, R.N.
Rebecca Mullins, RN BSN
Through the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet, co-chaired by Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam, TDH is a primary partner in kidcentral tn, a single website that pulls content from TN State Departments providing services for children and families,
The kidcentraltn provides the following features:
• Information on children’s Health, Education, Development and Support;
• Searchable Directory of State Services for children and families
• My Profile section where families can track their child’s developmental milestones (ages 0-18);
• Mobile app to easily search for services and keep data at your fingertips; and
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