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Medical Care for Uninsured Children (Care for Kids)

Also Known As: Care for Kids

Care for Kids is a health care program that provides access to health care services for uninsured children in Montgomery County. Pediatric care includes well child visits, sick visits, prescription medicines, optometry, dental, and other limited specialty care services. The program is funded through Montgomery County and administered by the Primary Care Coalition. Pediatric health care providers include Kaiser Permanente, Community Clinic, Inc., Spanish Catholic Medical Center, DHHS school based health and wellness centers, Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care, and two private physician practices.

Organization:


Public Health Services, DHHS

Languages Available:


English -

Payment Description:


Families may have a co-payment of up to $20.00 per visit with a health care provider. There is a $5.00 co-pay for all prescription medications. Other fees and co-pays may be charged for lab work, radiology and some specialty care visits. Patients are informed of any fee before they go to their appointment.

Intake and Eligibility:


Child must be uninsured and not eligible for MCHP or MCHP Premium <br />Child must be a Montgomery County resident <br />Ages newborn through the 18 years <br />Family income no greater than 250% of the Federal Poverty Level

Areas Served:
  • Montgomery County

Contact Info:


  • Phone 1:
    • 301-628-3438
  • Phone 2:
    • 301-628-3450

Locations

Germantown Health Center
12900 Middlebrook Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20874

Hours of Operation:
Note: Closed on County holidays. Evening hours are available on Tuesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Adults 19 years and older. Montgomery Cares patients Immunization Program--appointments are available Wednesday mornings and Thursday afternoons.
  • Mon: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Silver Spring Health Center
8630 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Hours of Operation:
Note: Closed on County holidays. Evening hours are available on Tuesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Pregnancy Testing) Appointments are available for the Immunization Program on Wednesdays Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Dental Clinic)
  • Mon: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


  • Mon
  • 8:30 - 4:00
  • Tue
  • 8:30 - 4:00
  • Wed
  • 8:30 - 4:00
  • Fri
  • 8:30 - 4:00
  • Sat
  • 8:30 - 4:00
  • Sun
  • 8:30 - 4:00
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