Information Resource Center

Special Health Services operates a resource center that provides the following public information services free of charge:

Toll Free telephone number - A Toll Free Info-Line 800.755.2714 is available to help parents obtain health and related service information.

Targeted outreach, information and referral efforts - Special Health Services staff conduct outreach activities to help families locate services to meet their needs.

Resource library - The Special Health Services resource library includes reference books and other publications, pamphlets, audio/video cassettes, cd's, topical packets, and promotional materials. Families frequently request information on the following topics:

Education and consultative services - Services include technical assistance, educational presentations, committee representation, and training.

Marketing - Marketing activities may include news releases, newsletters, publications, informational mailings, resource development, web site, unit e-mail, and display board opportunities.

Systems - Products that support development of a community-based system of services for children with special health care needs and their families such as posters, brochures, newsletters, fliers, protocols, articles, fact sheets, questionnaires, etc.

For more information, please contact Special Health Services at:

Special Health Services
North Dakota Department of Health
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 301
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
Phone: 701.328.2436
Toll Free: 800.755.2714
TTY: 800.366.6888
Fax: 701.328.1645