Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Technology Assisted Children


Q: Who can refer to TACHP?


  • Medical Providers
  • Hospitals/Health Centers
  • Social Services 
  • Behavioral Health Entities
  • Community- Based Service Providers
  • Child Welfare Providers
  • Schools/ School Districts/ School Programs
  • Nursing/ Home Health Agencies
  • Early Intervention / Special Education Providers
  • Families (self- referrals) 


Q: Who do I contact to get more information about or make a self-referral to the program?

A: Please contact Lamia Bryant via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 267.765.2307, or follow the link below.

Please access our referral form at this link:


Q: Who is eligible for services?

A: A child/youth who:

  • is 0-22 years of age 
  • lives within one of the specified Eastern counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • is ‘technology-assisted’.  Technology assisted refers to the use of a medical device to compensate for the loss or diminished capacity of a vital body function. Medical devices include: feeding tubes, colostomy bags, catheters, EKG monitor and pacemakers, ventilators or cardiac shunts.


Q: What services are provided?

A: Direct Services for Families include:

  • Case management 
  • Care coordination
  • Home-visiting services
  • Phone and video based services
  • Assistance navigating medical systems
  • Referrals for local community/social services
  • Transition to adult medical care support
  • Linkage to medical home
  • Individualized health education
  • Support navigating and understanding educational plans
  • Assistance overcoming language and cultural barriers


Q: What fees are associated with TACHP?

A: All services are provided at no cost.


Q: What counties are eligible for TACHP services? 


  • Adams
  • Bedford 
  • Berks
  • Bucks 
  • Blair
  • Carbon
  • Chester 
  • Cumberland 
  • Dauphin
  • Delaware 
  • Franklin
  • Fulton 
  • Juniata
  • Huntingdon
  • Lackawanna
  • Lancaster 
  • Lebanon
  • Lehigh
  • Luzerne
  • Mifflin
  • Monroe
  • Montgomery
  • Northampton
  • Perry
  • Philadelphia
  • Pike
  • Schuylkill
  • Susquehanna
  • Wayne 
  • Wyoming
  • York


Q: Who do I call if there has been a significant change in the health needs of my child and/or if additional services are needed?

A: Contact your case manager.