CSHN Family

What We Do. Children with Special Health Needs (CSHN) supports Vermont children and youth with special health needs by supporting comprehensive, culturally sensitive, community-based and family-centered services. This is a free public health program for families.

Who We Help. CSHN supports children with complex, chronic health conditions and/or developmental disorders, ages birth to-21, and their families, with flexible, experienced, and proactive services.

Who We Are. A team of medical social workers, nurses, and other specialty providers who are experienced and skilled in working with children, their families, and providers.

How We Help. CSHN provides a variety of services and supports based on your child’s and family’s needs. CSHN focuses on your child, while also taking a holistic, family-centered approach. We are there when you need us the most, and in the background when you don’t. There are a variety of services and programs available depending on the needs of your child and family, including:

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Contact us

Children with Special Health Needs
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street, PO Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402

Tel: 800-660-4427 or 802-863-7338
Fax: 802-863-7635


Just call us, we’ll figure it out.