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California Children's Services (CCS) - Whole Child Model

CCS is a state program that treats children under 21 years of age with certain health conditions, diseases or chronic health problems and who meet the CCS program rules. If CenCal Health or your PCP believes your child has a CCS condition, he or she will be referred to the local county CCS program.

CCS program staff will decide if your child qualifies for CCS services. If your child qualifies to get this type of care, CenCal Health’s Whole Child Pediatric Unit will refer your child to specialty CCS Whole Child Model providers who will treat him or her for their specific CCS condition. CenCal Health will coordinate all medical care services for your child for both their CCS condition and those other services such as physicals, vaccines and well-child checkups.

CenCal Health will also coordinate with the local county Medical Therapy Program for specialty durable medical equipment needs for your child.

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County of San Luis Obispo CCS

County of Santa Barbara CCS

Important Telephone Numbers For You

California Children’s Service Eligibility

Your CCS Eligibility Case Workers will assist you with questions regarding your child’s CCS eligibility and annual review

Santa Barbara 805-681-5360

San Luis Obispo 805-781-5527

Department of Social Services

Department of Social Services will assist with questions you may have regarding your child’s Medi-Cal eligibility or annual redetermination. Make sure to complete your annual paperwork to make sure you keep your child’s Medi-Cal benefits.

Santa Barbara County Business Service Center 1-866-404-4007

San Luis Obispo County Local Offices:

Arroyo Grande 805-474-6000

San Luis Obispo 805-781-1600

Morro Bay 805-772-6405

Paso Robles 805-237-3110

Atascadero 805-461-6000

CenCal Health

CenCal Health is your child’s Medi-Cal Managed Care Health Plan and can now assist you with all issues regarding your child’s health care needs including coordinating with the Medical Therapy Program and those durable medical equipment needs.

Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County:

Member Services 1-877-814-1861