Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Special Health Care Needs (SHCN) is a state program that supports and provides health care services and case management for children who are at risk for or who have a developmental disability or chronic health condition. Find more information about SHCN clinics at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment website.

Girl in wheelchairChildren may receive care at the Center for Child Health and Development (Kansas City location) for the following conditions:

Families may contact CYSHCN for information or to apply for services through any of three offices:

  • Kansas City CYSHCN Regional Office:
    Special Health Care Needs
    Center for Child Health and Development, Room 1005
    University of Kansas Medical Center
    3901 Rainbow Blvd.
    Kansas City, KS 66160-7340
    Phone: 913-588-6343
    Fax: 913-588-8568
  • Topeka Administrative CYSHCN Office:
    Special Health Care Needs
    1000 SW Jackson, Suite 220
    Topeka, KS 66612-1274
    Phone: 785-296-1313
    Fax: 785-296-8616
  • Wichita SHCN Regional Office:
    1-866-511-0151
    Special Health Care Needs
    Suite 202, 3243 E. Murdock
    Wichita, KS 67208
    Phone: 316-962-2021
    Fax: 316-962-2017

Last modified: Dec 14, 2015
Make an appointment
To make an appointment at the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Kansas City Field Office, call 913-588-6343.
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