Children’s Service Coordination (CSC) connects children and their families to supports they want and need. CSC includes, but is not limited to:
- Attending Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings as an advocate for the child
- Conducting classroom observations
- Connecting the family to therapy services
- Assisting the parent/guardian in filling out required paperwork for Health & Welfare and other agencies
- Helping the family obtain adaptive medical equipment for the child
- Encouraging community participation
- Assisting with transition planning for vocational and other post-high school programs
- Crisis assistance (i.e., loss of housing)
- Monitoring satisfaction with all services
- A minimum of monthly contact with child and family
- Writing the annual Children’s Service Coordination (CSC) plan
Who is eligible?
Children between birth and 21 years old determined to have a developmental disability or related diagnosis. Eligibility is determined with an initial assessment conducted by the Children’s Access Unit of Health & Welfare. To make an appointment for an assessment call Health & Welfare at (877) 456-1233.
Where are services available?
CSC is available in the five northern Idaho counties of Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Benewah, and Shoshone. A service coordinator is available to meet with you at your home, in the community, or at Tesh.
Who to contact?
If you would like more information about this service, please contact Tesh at (208) 765–5105 and ask for the Director of Rehabilitation or Service Coordinator or email email@example.com.
Tesh is available to work with parents, guardians, care-givers, teachers, school systems, and others involved in the life of an eligible individual—whether funded through Medicaid or self-pay.