Special Formula Program

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Nutritional preparations recommended by licensed dieticians are provided under this program to children and youth with selected medical conditions who require nutritional supplements for adequate growth and development.

Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residency
  • South Carolina residency
  • Age under 18 years
  • Household income at or below 250% federal poverty level
  • Determination of need for special formula related to physician diagnosed medical condition covered by CRS program.


  • Payment for approved nutritional preparations
  • Assessment and monitoring of nutritional status
  • Coordination with primary care provider(s) as needed.

How to Apply

Contact your nearest regional CYSHCN office or a licensed dietician.


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