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    Developmental Disabilities Program

    This program provides integral support services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Advocacy in the form of evaluation, counseling, financial assistance, respite, behavior management, supportive employment, and program referral is available.

    Healthy Families

    Healthy Families is an evidence-based, prevention and early intervention program. First-time parents have the opportunity to access resources
    and support that promote an optimal level of health and wellness for their family. Healthy Families is a parent support and early intervention home visiting program designed to begin as early as possible to maximize positive parenting skills and minimize risks of abuse and neglect. For more
    information please call 410-819-5600.

    Maternal Child Health Services

    Services are available to eligible pregnant and postpartum women, or to families with children under the age of two. Families may receive services by phone, at the Health Department, or by home visits. Eligible families can receive help locating or being referred to community services, obtain
    information on health, safety, and child development, and be assisted with accessing medical care and services.

    Maryland Children’s Health Program

    Gives full health insurance benefits for children up to age 19, and pregnant women of any age. The program offers free or low cost health insurance for families with low to average income. Eligibility depends on family size and income; please call the Health Department at 410-819-5600 to obtain eligibility requirements and information on how to apply.

    Medical Assistance for Families & Children

    Provides health benefits to parents and other family members caring for children in the household. Eligibility depends on family size and income; please call the Health Department at 410-819-5600 to obtain eligibility requirements and information on how to apply.

    Children/Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program (C/YSHCN)

    This program provides case management, resource coordination, assistance obtaining funding for gap filling services, education (including newsletters), support, advocacy and liaison services. Anyone from birth to age 22 with a disability, chronic illness or health related educational and/or behavioral needs is eligible.

    Medical Assistance (MA) Transportation

    MA Transportation is a program that provides non-emergency scheduled, shared rides to medical appointments for Talbot County residents receiving Federal Medicaid benefits. To be eligible for the program, clients must have a current red & white Medicaid (MA) card, have no other mode of transportation, and need transportation to scheduled medical appointments. Call 410-819-5600 for an appointment or for information about MA Transportation services.