The HCY Program provides service coordination and authorization for medically necessary services for MO HealthNet recipients with special health care needs from birth to age 21. Service coordination includes assessment through home visits and links to services and resources that enable participants to remain safely in their homes with their families. Authorized services may include in-home personal care, in-home nursing care and skilled-nursing visits.

Healthy Children & Youth Services May Include:

Personal Care

Assistance with activities such as bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting, and oral hygiene.

Mobility Assistance

Helping individuals move around their homes safely, including transferring from beds to chairs, using walkers or wheelchairs, and preventing falls.

Meal Preparation

Planning and preparing nutritious meals according to dietary preferences and restrictions.

Medication Reminders

Prompting individuals to take their medications as prescribed by their healthcare providers.

Light Housekeeping

Performing tasks such as cleaning, laundry, and tidying up to maintain a clean and safe living environment.


Providing social interaction, conversation, and emotional support to alleviate loneliness and promote mental well-being.