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Healthcare Program for Children and Youth With Special Needs (HCP)

HCP supports children with special health care needs, from birth to age 21, and their families. Through care coordination, HCP assists Northeast Colorado families in understanding and coordinating the resources available for care and support including:


-Social Security Income (SSI)
-Early Intervention Colorado (EI)
-Special education and developmental disabilities services
-Access to health care providers
-Durable medical equipment 

HCP Also:

  • Connects families with available resources;
  • Provides assistance with locating and applying for appropriate insurance programs for our youth;
  • Ensures that all children born in our region are screened for hearing loss and followed up with;
  • Provides nutrition education and screening by a registered dietitian;
  • Provides social and familial screenings by a licensed clinical social worker to provide referral for treatment;
  • Facilitates access to medical care by addressing your individual case and the barriers you face.

Specialty Clinic Dates 2024

Neurology Clinic

April 11 - Fort Morgan

May 16 - Sterling

Orthopedic/Rehab Clinic​

April 17 - Sterling

June 18 - Fort Morgan

Services from NCHD's specialty clinics are scheduled by appointment only. Clinics are held at NCHD's District Headquarters in Sterling, or in our Fort Morgan office. To make an appointment at one of our clinics, please contact Mechelle Beck, (970) 474-2619 x6021

Below is a list of our team of experts that run this program and help run the neurology and orthopedic clinics held throughout the year:

Mechelle Beck - Health Integration Manager

Kandi Jamison, RN - HCP Nurse

Christine Covelli, RN - HCP Nurse

Tina Kohl- Community Health Navigator

For more information about resources for special needs children consider one of the following resources:
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