Maine Department of Health and Human Services – Children with Special Health Care Needs

Address: 286 Water Street, 7th Floor
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: (207) 287-5357 Fax: (207) 287-5355 Email: Website:

The Children with Special Health Needs Program's mission is to improve the health and well being of our population by developing and sustaining community based systems of care. 
Programs include: A Birth Defects Program, Cleft Lip & Palate Program, Comprehensive Genetic Services, Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program for members under 21, Maine Newborn Hearing Program, Maternal and Infant Mortality Review Panel, Newborn Bloodspot Screening
Program and Partners in Care Coordination

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program for Members under 21
Debbie Wadleigh, Medical Care Coordinator
Main Line:  Phone: (207) 287-6730
Instate: 1-800-698-3624 Ext. 6730
TTY  1-800-606-0215
Fax: (207) 287-5355

Maine Newborn Hearing Program
Betsy Glencross, Coordinator
Main Line: (207) 287-6879
Instate: 1-800-606-3624 Ext. 6879
TTY:  1-800-606-0215
Fax: (207) 287-4743

Newborn Bloodspot Screening Program
Ellie Mulcahy, RNC, Program Manager
Liz Lummer, RN, Coordinator
Main: (207) 287-5357
Instate: 1-800-606-0215
Fax: (207) 287-4743

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