PeachCare for Kids® is Georgia’s insurance program for children, also known as S-CHIP. This program provides comprehensive health benefits including primary, preventative, specialist, dental, and vision care at little to no cost to qualifying families. To be eligible for PeachCare for Kids, households must meet certain criteria, including specific income requirements.
You may be eligible for PeachCare for Kids if you:
- Are a U.S. citizen or legally residing non- citizen
- Are under the age of 19
- Do not have current health care coverage and are not eligible for Medicaid
- Have household income up to 247% of the Federal Poverty Level
- Have verification of income at application and annual renewal
You can apply for PeachCare for Kids on Georgia Gateway. To apply by phone, call the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) at 877-423-4746.