Louisiana Child Health Insurance Programs
The Louisiana Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can provide your child with free health insurance if your income level is too high to be eligible for Louisiana Medicaid, but yet you do not make enough money to purchase private health insurance for your child.
Child Health Insurance Programs in Louisiana
LaCHIP. If your child is younger than 19 and does not have health insurance, he or she could get LaCHIP to pay for seeing a doctor or dentist. LaCHIP covers care at a hospital, prescription drugs and shots, too.
Louisiana Children's Health Insurance Program
LaCHIP Processing Office
P.O. Box 91278
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9278
Child Health Insurance Programs in Other States
Additional Areas of Interest
Louisiana Child Nutrition Programs, through the cooperation of the U.S. federal and state governments, provide access to child nutrition information and they provide free and low-cost food.
Louisiana State Child Welfare Department can provide you with information about foster care, adoption and parenting.
Louisiana State Department of Education in each state can give you information about special early intervention programs and about school nutrition programs.
Louisiana Department of Health can provide more than "just" health information. They can also be a good source of information about nutrition programs and about programs that can help with parenting concerns.
Louisiana State Adoption Contacts can put you in touch with the child adoption specialists and child adoption program in each state.
Government Assistance Programs
We are committed to helping you, other adopting families, mothers to be, birth mothers and children. As part of this commitment we have built two databases of information. One for adopting families and a second for pregnant women and birthmothers. Each is suited to the unique needs of the individual needing help. Click this link for government assistance programs for adopting families. Or click the following link for government assistance programs for birthmothers and pregnant women.