Children and Family Care

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Care for kids and teen

Health care for kids can feel like a full-time job. From the moment they’re born, children have pediatrician appointments, immunization schedules to keep up with, and plenty of colds to keep the doctor busy. We can help you make a plan for checkups, paying for care, and home safety tips to keep your family well.

Healthy Foundations

We care a lot about Connecticut kids. By helping them get off to a healthy start, we’re giving them a foundation for a healthy future. Whether you’re a mother, father, grandparent, or other caregiver, you’re not alone. We can help you navigate ways to keep the kids in your life healthy and happy.

Care for Families

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Care for Families

Nothing is more important than keeping your children healthy, safe, and happy. We have many resources and services to help you at every stage of their growth.

Paying for Children’s Care

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Children’s Services

We make sure children have the care and coverage they need, event before they’re born. If you’re pregnant or have children, you have options for health care insurance and may qualify for support services.

  • CHIP 
    HUSKY B or Children’s Health Insurance Program is a free or low cost health insurance program for eligible children.
  • HUSKY B 
    The new HUSKY B prenatal care program offers coverage for unborn children of non-citizens.
  • WIC 
    The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children provides food and breastfeeding assistance.

Caring for Kids at Home

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Healthy Kids

Healthy futures start at home. Nutritious foods, outdoor safety, and physical activity are all great ways to keep your kids healthy.
  • Children’s Mental Health 
    Mental health matters for kids too. We have guidance for stress and anxiety in children.
  • Dental Care 
    Regular trips to the dentist can prevent cavities, pain, and expensive dental work.
  • Home Safety 
    Accidents happen even in the safest of homes. Make sure you know what to do for scrapes, choking, and other accidents.

How To Apply to the Care 4 Kids Program

Care 4 Kids helps families in need pay for child care, including families with children that require specialized care