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Children's Special Services

Children's Special Services (CSS) is a statewide program offered through the Tennessee Department of Health, that serves children birth to age 21 years, with chronic illnesses or disability needs. CSS provides financial assistance, speech, and hearing evaluations, and case management services related to a child's special health care needs. Children who are uninsured, have TennCare or Private Insurance may apply for assistance. Assistance is limited to treatment of chronic medical conditions covered by the program. The program does have financial eligibility guidelines that are based on family size and 200% of the Health and Human Services Federal Poverty Guidelines set for each year.

For more information, please call (615) 340-5697.