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The following contacts relate to services provided to children and adolescents. Information is current at time of page creation (Updated April 2010).
For a more complete list of contacts, search the DC Service Directory.
Frequently Called Numbers:
Addiction Prevention & Recovery Administration: (202) 727-8857.
Adolescents (see Teens).
AIDS Hotline: (202) 332-AIDS (2437).
Birth Records/Certificates: (202) 442-9303.
Blood Lead Proficiency-testing Program:
Board of Education (D.C. State Board of Education): (202) 741-0888.
Charter Schools (see Schools): (202) 328-2660.
Child Abuse and Neglect:
Child and Family Services Agency: (202) 442-6100.
Child Care Information (Division of Early Childhood Education): (202) 727-1839 (English); (202) 671-2825 (Spanish).
Child Care Services (Foster Care): (202) 442-6001.
Child Find (ages birth to 22 years): (202) 727-3665.
Child Support and Paternity Enforcement, Office of: (202) 442-9900.
Child/Infant Car Seats -- Project SAFECHILD: (202) 671-2730.
Children's National Medical Center (Children's Hospital): (202) 476-5000.
Children's National Medical Center, Family Connection: (202) 476-5490
Claims and Payment Information (Program Operations Division): (202) 698-2000.
Claims, Durable Medical Equipment only: (202) 724-4207.
Day Care (see Child Care).
DC Developmental Disabilities Council: (202) 724-8612.
DC Healthy Families Application: Available throughout the community in drug and grocery stores, in providers offices, and in locations in the community frequented by potential beneficiaries. Providers may obtain enrollment application by calling (202) 639-4030.
DC Healthy Families Dental Line: (866) 758-0342.
DC Healthy Families Enrollment: for information about enrolling in DC Healthy Families, contact (202) 639-4030.
DC KIDS Foster Care Hotline: (202) 727-7800.
Dental HelpLine: (866) 758-6807
Education, D.C. State Board of: (202) 741-0888.
Eligibility (Income Maintenance Admn.): (202) 727-5355.
Emergencies: Dial 911.
Emergency Medical Services, Bureau of: (202) 673-3360.
Enrollment (see also Medicaid):
Families (Child and Family Services Agency): (202) 442-6100.
Foster Care: (202) 442-6161.
Gang Violence: (202) 724-1424.
Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender Affairs: (202) 727-9493.
Head Start - State Collaborative Project: (202) 727-8113.
Health, DC Department of: (202) 442-5955.
Health Professional Licensing Administration (202) 724-4900.
Healthcare Alliance: 1-866-842-2810.
Hepatitis (See HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STI and TB Administration)
HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STI and TB Administration (HAHSTA): (202) 671-4900.
Homeless Shelter Services (Families): (202) 724-3932.
Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities (see D.C. Early Intervention Program under Early Childhood, above).
Infant Mortality: (202) 442-9032.
Maternal and Primary Care (services range from assistance with appointments, transportation vouchers, 1-800-MOM-BABY.
Medicaid (for Providers):
Medicaid (for Families)
DC Department of Health Care Finance
Missing Children (Runaway Youth): (202) 576-6769.
Neediest Kids Program: (202) 442-5155.
Office of the Ombudsman: (877) 685-6391
Post Adoption Support Services (PASS): (202) 727-4956 or -4920.
Preventive Health Care Services: (202) 442-5899.
Prior Authorization Approval Form (Form 719A): (202) 783-6510.
Public Charter School Board, DC: (202) 328-2660.
Public Schools, DC (Office of the Chancellor): (202) 442-5885.
Reimbursement (see Claims).
Saint Elizabeth's Hospital: (202) 562-4000.
Sexual Assault (Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline): (202) 671-SAFE.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases: HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STI and TB Administration: (202) 671-4900.
Special Education: (202) 442-4800.
Summer Fun (Formerly Safe Passages Summer Program): (202) 698-3492.
Superior Court, Juvenile Branch: (202) 879-4742.
Teen Moms (Family Matters of Greater Washington, formerly Family & Child Services of DC): (202) 289-1510.
Teen Parent Assessment Program: (202) 698-6671.
Teen Pregnancy: (202) 671-4200 (Department of Human Services, main number).
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): (202) 724-5506 (automated menu options).
Tuberculosis (to report TB): Community Health Administration (202) 442-5925
Vaccines for Children (see Immunizations).
Welfare services (see Temporary Assistance for Needy Families).
WIC: (202) 442-9397. WIC provides members with written nutritional information and vouchers redeemable for specific nutritious foods at certain stores at no cost to participants.
Youth Employment: Department of Employment Services, Office of Youth Programs: (202) 698-3492.
Youth Intervention (Department of Parks and Recreation): (202) 673-6842.
Mayor's Youth Leadership Institute (including outreach and youth development services): (202) 698-3991.
Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (formerly Youth Services Administration): (202) 576-8175.
Youth/Gang Violence: (202) 724-1424.