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Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Program (MCAH)
HEALTH CARE PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE (HCPCFC)
 
     
Purpose
 
  • Advocate for and coordinate the health care needs of children who are in out of home care
    (i.e foster children or probation placements)
 
     
Who is Eligible?
 
  • All children placed in out of home care through Department of Social Services-Child Protective Services (TCDSS-CPS) and Tehama County Probation Department
 
     
  Who Provides the service?  
 
  • Public Health Nurse
 
     
  Where are the services provided?  
 
  • TCDSS-CPS Office
  • Tehama County Probation Department
 
     
  What is offered?  
 
  • Assisting children in foster care to access health care
  • Referrals for medical, dental and mental health and other supportive services
  • Case management services
  • Creating and updating a Health and Education Passport (record for each child)
  • Health education and information to parents, social workers, probation officers, substitute care providers (i.e. foster parents, group homes, and relative placements)
 
     
  How to apply?  
 

 
 
 
  Cost?  
 
  • No Cost
 
     
   
 
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