How Do I Apply for Medicaid, Child Health Plus, or Family Health Plus?

To apply for Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and/or Family Health Plus, come to any of the following locations in-person at the times and dates listed below.

One of our enrollment counselors will be happy to help you with your application process.

 

Required Documents

Please be sure to bring the following documents:

  • Picture identification (for anyone ages 16 and over)
  • Proof of residency/home address (a recent utility bill or envelope mailed to you that does NOT have a see-through window or label
  • Proof of birth (original birth certificate, U.S. Passport, Green Card, Work Permit)
  • Social Security card (if applicable)
  • Proof of family income (Must show proof of the last 4 weeks worth of income)
  • A blank personal check (for Child Health Plus B only)

 

Nassau County

Franklin Hospital
First floor
Admitting Department
900 Franklin Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580 
Every first, second, and third Thursday of each month
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

Glen Cove Hospital 
Family Practice
101 St. Andrews Lane
Glen Cove, NY 11542 
Monday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

North Shore University Hospital at The Irving-Goldman Family Care Center
First floor
Lobby
865 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021 
Monday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Plainview Hospital
First floor
Admitting Department
888 Old Country Rd.
Plainview, NY 11803 
Every second and fourth Thursday of each month
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

LIJ WIC Site
400 Lakeville Rd. 2nd Floor
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Mondays and Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

Queens County

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
First floor
Ambulatory Clinic Department
270-05 76th Ave. 
New Hyde Park, NY 11040 
Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
   
Forest Hills Hospital
Second Floor
Ambulatory Surgery Unit
102-01 66 Rd
Forest Hills, NY 11375 
Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. -  3:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m. -  3:00 p.m.

Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York
410 Lakeville Road
Suite 108
New Hyde Park, NY 11040 
Mondays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00p.m.
Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

 

Richmond County

Boody Medical Arts Pavilion
242 Mason Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10309 
Mondays: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Fridays: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

 

Suffolk County

The Dolan Family Health Center
284 Pulaski Road
Greenlawn, NY 11740
Tuesdays 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (and every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Fridays 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Southside Hospital
First floor
Ambulatory Surgery Unit
301 E. Main St. 
Bay Shore, NY 11706 
Every first and third Wednesday of each month
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Every second and fourth Friday of each month
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Every fourth Saturday of each month
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

 

If you have any questions, call us at (866) 381-1931, or fill out a Contact Us form.

Last Update

December 22, 2010
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