JCHD serves all of Jackson County, including the communities of Grass Lake, Munith, and Waterloo.
Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)
The program offers financial assistance for medical care and treatment for children and some adults having certain disabilities or chronic illnesses. Families of any income can qualify for this program. Care coordination and case management are provided by a Public Health Nurse.
To be eligible services, children must be 20 or younger with a qualifying medical condition. A medical consultant reviews each case to determine eligibility. Severity and chronicity of the person’s condition as well as the need for treatment by a specialist are factors considered. More than 2,500 diagnoses are potentially eligible.
For more information on how to apply for CSHCS, please call us at the local office 517-788-4422 or email us at email@example.com. You can also email the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Family Phone line at 800-359-3722.
Early On Program
Early On Michigan offers early intervention services for infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with developmental delay(s) and/or disabilities, and their families. Research has shown that by addressing delays early on – especially between birth and age three – children have better outcomes, even into adulthood. Early On is an early intervention program which provides educational, health and social services to children with special needs. Early On is designed to enhance your child’s development, provide family support and reduce later needs. For free evaluation and service coordination, please call 517-768-2114 or visit https://www.1800earlyon.org/
Maternal Infant Health Program
MIHP is a program for all Michigan women with Medicaid health insurance who are pregnant and infants under a year old with Medicaid. MIHP provides support to promote healthy pregnancies, good birth outcomes, and healthy infants.
The Maternal Infant Health Program can help you if you need assistance with any of the following:
- Accessing benefits through your Medicaid Health Plan
- Help with getting health services
- Free childbirth or parenting classes
- Breastfeeding support
- Community resources
- Nutrition guidance
- Connection to other services offered in the Jackson community
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 517-768-2114.