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Ohio Childhood Cancer Resources and Supports

Ohio Childhood Cancer Resources and Supports


State Supports for Childhood Cancer Families

  • Children with Medical Handicaps Program (CMH) links families of children with special health care needs to a network of quality providers and helps families obtain payment for the services their children need.

  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education, breastfeeding education and support; supplemental, highly nutritious foods such as cereal, eggs, milk, whole grain foods, fruits and vegetables, and iron-fortified infant formula; and referral to prenatal and pediatric health care and other maternal and child health and human service programs. 

  • Ohio Hearing Aid Assistance Program provides assistance to families with children, birth to twenty-one years of age, with hearing impairments, to purchase hearing aids, earmolds, assistive listening devices, external cochlear implant processor replacements, and/or hearing aid batteries.

  • Save Our Sight provides free protective eye wear for youth sports and school activities.  

  • Home-Visiting is a voluntary, home-based program offered at no cost to your family. Our home visitors are well-trained professionals who use a compassionate approach that offers information and support during pregnancy, and empowers you as the parent with skills, tools, and confidence to nurture the healthy growth of your child through the earliest years – a critical time of development.

  • Parent Consultants provide support to families with children with special health care needs and help them navigate the Children with Medical Handicaps (CMH) program and obtain community resources.  

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