Children's Rehabilitative Services (CRS)

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DHEC's Children's Rehabilitative Services (CRS) provides financial assistance to families of children under age 18 with one or more of a wide array of chronic illnesses and disabling conditions.

Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residency
  • South Carolina residency
  • Age under 18 years
  • Household income at or below 250% of the federal poverty level
  • Diagnosed condition covered by the program. (Most congenital defects and many chronic illnesses are covered.)


  • Payment for medical services, supplies, equipment, and prescription medications when related to a covered condition
  • Comprehensive assessment of child and family needs and development of a care plan that address priorities and concerns
  • Information about, and referral to other sources of assistance
  • Care coordination.

How to Apply

Contact your nearest regional CYSHCN office.


If you have questions about getting services for your child with special needs, please contact us.

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