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Comprehensive Health Care for Children

Care4Kids creates a "medical home" for each child entering care. This "medical home" is not a physical place, but rather a philosophy that children in out-of-home care (OHC) deserve coordinated and comprehensive healthcare that addresses their unique needs.

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Care4Kids Benefits

Through Care4Kids, children in out-of-home care will receive:

  • An out-of-home health screen within 2 business days of entering care
  • A comprehensive initial health assessment within 30 days of entering care
  • Mental Health/Developmental Screening
  • A mental health or developmental evaluation(s) (if needed)
  • Dental and vision care
  • Coordinated ongoing health care from providers trained in the unique needs of children in out-of-home care
  • A comprehensive health care plan tailored to the child's individual health needs
  • Care4Kids member handbook (English) (Spanish)

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The Care4Kids Journey

Read the story of one young woman's journey through the Care4Kids program.

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Our Locations

Proudly Serving Select Communities

Care4Kids serves the following counties in southeast Wisconsin:

  • Milwaukee
  • Kenosha
  • Ozaukee
  • Racine
  • Washington
  • Waukesha