Children's Special Health Services

Address

3236 Kirkman Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

(337) 478-6020 x6040

http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/417

Date of Official Change:

December 28, 2015

AKA:

DHH / Parish Health Unit / CSHS

Description:

Children!€™s Special Health Services (CSHS) is a program administered by the Office of Public Health (OPH) which is part of the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH).

Children's Special Health Services provides medical and family support services to special needs children and their families in Louisiana. Children with special health care needs are those who have or are at increased risk for a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional condition and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children in general.

CSHS Clinics & commonly seen conditions - CSHS 54 Revised 3/14
CARDIOLOGY: ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, defect of heart valves
CLEFT LIP AND PALATE
CYSTIC FIBROSIS
NEUROLOGY: seizures, cerebral palsy, stroke, brain injury
NEUROSURGERY: hydrocephalus, malformations of the brain, spina bifida
OPHTHALMOLOGY: strabismus, amblyopia, cataracts, glaucoma, birth defects of the eye
ORTHOPEDIC: cerebral palsy, scoliosis, club foot, spinal cord injuries, spina bifida
OTOLOGY: hearing loss, birth defects of the ear, frequent ear infections
PLASTIC SURGERY: scars or contractures that limit function or movement
SCOLIOSIS: curved spine
SPINAL CORD: spina bifida, spinal cord injuries
UROLOGY: birth defects that involve the bladder or kidneys, frequent urinary tract infections
FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER: Care coordination services, information and referral for community resources

Call the Lake Charles regional office for the most up to date clinic schedules for Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jefferson Davis Parishes
Children's Special Health Services serves over 7,000 children annually.

Hours:

Monday-Friday
8:00am-4:30pm

Intake Process:

A parent can apply at a local parish health unit or one of the nine CSHS offices

Program Fees:

Varies by income

Languages:

English; Interpreter available upon request

Eligibility:

A child can get help from CSHS if he or she: lives in Louisiana, is less than 21 years old, has a health problem that CSHS covers, has Medicaid OR meets CSHS income rules; A referral from a doctor, nurse practitioner, or audiologist is needed

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

December 28, 2015

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency does not utilize volunteers

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

3236 Kirkman Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Mailing

P.O. Box 3170
Lake Charles, LA 70602

Contacts

Jacquline Dantley

Primary Contact

Manager - Calcasieu Parish Health Unit

Phone Numbers

Calcasieu Parish Health Unit

(337) 478-6020 x6040

State Office Number

(504) 565-5055

Legal Status:

State

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