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    Linking Children and Families with Services

    The Office for Genetics and Children with Special Health Care Needs supports a free information and referral network designed to link families and providers with resources for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), including health care and health insurance, therapeutic services, educational services, respite care, etc.  Please use the contact information below:
    • Call The Children’s Resource Line at 1-800-638-8864, located at the Office for Genetics and Children with Special Health Care Needs, or visit our website.


    ASK Program (Access for Special Kids)
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland Hospital for Children
    22 South Greene Street, N5W40, Baltimore, MD 21201
    Contact: Joyce Hylton, RN      
    Phone: 410-328-6879
    E-mail: jhylton@peds.umaryland.edu

    CSHCN Liaison at Children’s National Medical Center
    Department of the Complex Care Program
    Children’s National Medical Center
    111 Michigan Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20010
    Contact: Michelle Jiggetts, MD, MS, MBA  
     Phone: 202-476-4904    
    E-mail: mjiggett@cnmc.org

    Regional Resource Center for Children with Special Needs
    Wicomico County Free Library
    122 South Division Street, Salisbury, MD 21801
    Phone: 410-219-2886    
    Website: http://www.regionalresourcecenter.org

    Resource Finder
    Kennedy Krieger Institute
    707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205
    Contact: Jenny Jones     Phone: 1-800-390-3372
    E-mail: resourcefinder@kennedykrieger.org
    Website: http://www.resourcefinder.kennedykrieger.org
    The Parents’ Place of Maryland (Maryland Family Voices)
    801 Cromwell Park Drive, Suite 103, Glen Burnie, MD 21061
    Phone: 1-800-394-5694
    E-mail: info@ppmd.org 
    Website: http://www.ppmd.org