Child Health & Disability Prevention
What We Offer
CHDP provides free well child exams for low-income children and youth in California.
The CHDP local office assists families with making medical appointments, arranging transportation, and referrals to other resources.
The CHDP local office certifies doctors’ offices and clinics as CHDP Providers. Learn how to become CHDP Provider. CHDP provides free well child exams for low-income children and youth in California.
Regular Health Exams...
- Help children and youth stay healthy.
- Find Health Problems Early
- Refer for treatment when necessary
- Answer health questions
- Obtain immunizations
The earlier that health problems are found, the easier they are to treat. Early treatment can reduce or prevent serious problems later in life.
CHDP health exams are given according to a set schedule, or at special times such as school entry or sports physicals.
Periodicity Schedule for health assessment requirements by age groups.
Dental Periodicity Table by age groups.