Division for Perinatal, Early Childhood and Special Health Needs Massachusetts Department of Public Health

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Contact Information

Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Contact: Ron Benham, Director
Email Address: ron.benham@state.ma.us
Phone: 617-624-6060
Alternate Phone: 800-882-1435
Fax: 617-624-6062

250 Washington Street 4th Floor Boston, MA 02108
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Division for Perinatal, Early Childhood and Special Health Needs

Narrative

Division offers a variety of programs related to pregnancy, early childhood and children with special health needs. All Massachusetts children with a congenital or acquired condition are eligible for most svcs, but some specific programs have added eligibility criteria. Interpreter services in other languages are available. 

Service Types

  • Nursing
  • Nutrition

Program Type

  • Case Management
  • Counseling
  • Information/Referral

Populations Served

  • AIDS/HIV
  • Allergies
  • Amputations
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Aphasia
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Birth Defects
  • Blind
  • Blood disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Burns
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Health Impairment
  • Cleft Lip & Palate
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deaf
  • Developmental Delay Birth to 3
  • Developmental Disability
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI
  • Dying/high Risk
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Heart Disorder
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Kidney Disease
  • Language Impairment
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Leukemia
  • Lupus Erythematous
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Pain
  • Phobia
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Scoliosis
  • Skin Disorders
  • Speech Impairment
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth, Private Insurance