Affordable Health Insurance
More Health Insurance options are available thanks to the Affordable Care Act . Visit the Health Insurance Marketplace for more info. Enroll in a plan that covers essential benefits, pre-existing conditions, and more. Plus, see if you qualify for lower costs.
To learn more about What It Means for Children, Families, and Early Childhood Programs, visit here.
Medicaid and Health Choice are free or low cost health insurance plans. These plans cover medical visits (well baby/child visits) as well as vision, dental, hearing and labs. Call 1-800-367-2229 or visit North Carolina Health Choice or NC Medical Assistance for more information and applications.
Or contact Alamance County Department of Social Services at (336) 570-6532 or by visiting the office at 319 N. Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington, NC 27217, during the operating hours of 8 am to 5 pm. about Medicaid, Health Choice and Health Check.
Health Check (Medicaid) and NC Health Choice for Children programs provide free or low cost health insurance to children and teens who qualify: Health Check and EPSDT, and http://dma.ncdhhs.gov/medicaid/get-started/find-programs-and-services
Early Intervention Services
Parents that have concerns about their child’s developmental growth may get more information about early intervention services.
Infant/Toddler Intervention (Birth to Three Years)
A child and the child's family may receive Infant-Toddler Program supports and services if the child is younger than age three and has a developmental delay or an established developmental condition.
Children’s Developmental Services Agency:
Phone: 336-449-4055, ext. 201
Young Child Intervention (Three to Five Years)
Provides services for children from 3-5 years who have identified special needs and meet state guidelines. Services include: screenings, evaluations, speech and other therapies.
Alamance-Burlington School System Exceptional Children Division:
336-570-6130, ext. 37819
Growth and Development
American Academy of Pediatrics –AAP website for parents includes sections on developmental stages, health concerns, growth charts, tips & tools, & much more. Click here to visit the AAP website.
Learn the Signs – Act Early Free material on development milestones from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention located here.
Zero to Three - Nationally renowned research & evidence based information and tools designed to help parents and caregivers nurture their young children’s critical early development. Click here to learn more.
Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers is a free, online resource developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) designed for parents of two to four-year-olds, to address common parenting challenges.
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