Children’s Medical Services

Children’s Medical Services is a statewide program that supports children, youth and young adults (birth – 21) with special health care needs and their families. Children’s Medical Services

provides assistance to eligible families and young adults with accessing timely and affordable health care services as well as needed resources within their communities.

Children’s Medical Services works with the child and young adult’s primary and specialty medical specialists to provide or coordinate for:

  • Genetic Counseling
  • Inpatient/Outpatient Hospitalization
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Medications and Supplies
  • Diagnostic Testing

 Eligibility for the Children’s Medical Services program is based on the following: 

  • Eligible medical condition
  • Annual Family Income
  • Live in Georgia

Examples of eligible medical conditions include, but are not limited to:

  • Asthma, cystic fibrosis, and other lung disorders
  • Some hearing disorders
  • Neurological and neurosurgery disorders including seizures, benign tumors, hydrocephalus, and others
  • Orthopedic and/or neuromuscular disorders including cerebral palsy, spina bifida, scoliosis, clubfeet, congenital or traumatic amputations of limbs, and others
  • Visual disorders including cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, and others
  • Diabetes and other endocrine and genetic disorders
  • Craniofacial anomalies (including cleft lip/palate)
  • Congenital cardiac conditions

 Services provided for the following counties: Our Counties

Please click here for more information on services provided statewide or to contact the Children’s Medical Services State Office.

CMS Clinic Locations

For further information or to refer to the CMS program, please contact the following:

Bulloch CMS

1100 Brampton Ave, Suite M

Statesboro, GA 30458

Phone: 912-871-1850 or 800-354-8557

Fax: 912-681-0910

Ware CMS

1123 Church Street, Annex B

Waycross, GA 31501

Phone: 912-285-6304 or 800-320-9839

Fax: 912-287-6644

CMS Brochure – English
CMS Brochure – Spanish


Parent to Parent of Georgia:

Provide services to children and youth with disabilities and their families. Services include an on-line data base of various resources locally, educational trainings for parents and parent support program.

Special Needs Database:
Call: 1-800-229-2038

Healthy Mother’s Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia:

Provide services to expectant families. Services include prenatal education and resources to expectant mothers, breastfeeding support and education, and assistance with accessing health insurance.

Healthy Mother’s Healthy Babies Portal:

American Academy of Pediatrics – GA Chapter: The official website of the American Academy of Pediatrics for parents on accurate, trusted and up-to-date information on issues regarding infants, children and adolescents.


Find Help Georgia:

Provides local resources for individuals and families. Resources includes financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, help to pay for childcare, job training and other free or lost-cost services.

Call: 1-800-244-5373
Monday to Friday 8 AM – 6 PM

Help Me Grow Georgia:

Provides healthcare referrals to families, with children birth to 8 years old. Referrals include linkages to medical, vision & dental providers, developmental screenings, day care providers, early learning resources as well as behavioral services.

Call: (888) HLP-GROW (1+ 888-457-4769)
Monday to Friday 8AM – 5 PM