California Children's Services (CCS) Program

The California Children's Services Program coordinates and authorizes specialized medical care and provides rehabilitation for children with special health care needs, from birth to 21 years of age, who have a CCS eligible medical condition, that are physically disabling, or that need to be treated with medicines, surgery, or rehabilitation.

Client receives:

  • Diagnostic evaluation;
  • Treatment services;
  • Occupational and physical therapy; and
  • Medical case management

Client eligibility:

  • Children (birth to 21 years of age) who have a CCS eligible medical condition
  • Resident of Del Norte County
  • Meets CCS financial eligibility*
  • Earn less than $40,000 (adjusted gross income), OR
  • Child's medical costs are expected to exceed 20°/o of adjusted gross income, OR
  • Child has state full scope Medi-Cal without share of cost, OR
  • Child has Partnership Medi-Cal without a share of cost, OR
  • Child is covered under the Optional Targeted Low Income Children Program (OTLICP)
*There is no financial eligibility requirement for diagnostic services, the Medical Therapy Program, and High Risk Infant Follow Up.

CCS Paneled Providers receive:

  • Technical assistance and consultation
  • Information on client eligibility status

Whole Child Model

Per SB586, Del Norte County is a Whole Child Model (WCM) County where Partnership HealthPlan of California provides case management services and authorizations for CCS children and youth who are also Partnership Medi-Cal beneficiaries.  Del Norte CCS processes referrals and determines financial and residential eligibility.  The State’s Integrated Systems of Care Division determines medical eligibility.  

Partnership’s WCM Family Advisory Committee (FAC)

PHC’s WCM Family Advisory Committee is a forum where you, as your child’s advocate, can share information, give input to PHC, and advocate and network with other FAC members with children in the CCS Program. The goal of the FAC is to improve the quality of care and services of the WCM program.

The FAC meetings are held virtually every quarter. The upcoming FAC meeting dates are:

  • February 27, 2024
  • May 28, 2024
  • August 27, 2024
  • November 19, 2024

If you are interested, please call us at 707-464-0861 or email PHC at with your name and contact information. 

See the below for more information about the FAC.

Supporting Links and Documentation

Where can you get more information about Del Norte County CCS? California Children’s Services

Del Norte County Department of Health & Human Services

Public Health Branch

400 L Street

Crescent City, CA 95531

Phone:  (707) 464-0861

Fax:  (707) 464-0847

Or visit the website!

County of Del Norte
Department of Health & Human Services
Social Services Branch Public Assistance /
Employment & Training Branch
880 Northcrest Drive
Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone (707) 464-3191
Fax (707) 465-1783
880 Northcrest Drive
Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone (707) 464-3191
Fax (707) 465-1783

Behavioral Health Branch

Public Health Branch
455 K Street
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-7224
(800) 446-4408 (toll free)
400 L Street
Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone (707) 464-0861
Fax (707) 465-6701