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Florida KidCare


Do You Have Health Insurance For Your Children?

Florida KidCare is affordable health insurance available to Florida's children, from newborns through age 18. With Florida KidCare, your children will have access to these benefits:

  • Doctors visits
  • Immunizations
  • Hospital visits
  • Prescriptions
  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • Emergencies
  • And much more

How Much Does It Cost?

Monthly premiums depend on your family size and household income. Once your application is received, Florida KidCare will determine eligibility for the following programs:

Insurance Subsidized*
Monthly Premium
 
Unsubsidized
Monthly Premium
 
MediKids
(ages 1-4)
$15 or $20
per family 
$159 per child 
Healthy Kids
(ages 5-18) 
$15 or $20
per family
$121** or $133 per child 
Children's Medical
Services Network
(ages birth-18) 
$15 or $20
per family 
None 
Medicaid
(ages birth-18) 
None 

None 

*Based on family size and household income. There may be co-pays for some services in some programs. Premium rates subject to change.
**Without dental coverage

Application Information

When applying to Florida KidCare, you will need information about the following:
• Any household income including child support
• Each child's Social Security number or the date you applied for it, if you have not received it yet
• Amount paid for daycare/after school care for each child or a disabled adult, so someone in your household can work

You might find these items helpful when gathering and calculating the above income information:
• Pay stubs from the last four weeks
• Most recent federal income tax return
• Most recent W-2 forms

To apply go to FloridaKidCare.org,

Need Help Applying To Florida KidCare?

We can help you apply for Florida KidCare! Call the nearest application site or if you have questions, please call St. Joseph's Children's Child Advocacy Center at (813) 615-0589.

St. Joseph's Children's Advocacy Center
1401 E. Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 615-0589

Brandon Family Support & Resource Center
1277 Kingsway Road
Brandon, FL 33510
(813) 740-4634

Children's Board Central Tampa Family Support & Resource Center
1002 E. Palm Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 204-1741

Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc.
1020 Lakeview Road - Clearwater - (727) 461-1439
6237 66th Street N - Pinellas Park - (727) 544-2284
1344 22nd Street S - St. Petersburg - (727) 821-6701
247 S. Huey Avenue - Tarpon Springs - (727) 944-3828

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
One Crisis Center Plaza
Tampa, FL
(813) 264-9949

Family Alternative Services
4001 W. Martin Luther King Blvd.
Tampa, FL
(813) 876-1605 x 101 or 102

FICS Multicultural Family Center
6704 Hanley Road
Tampa, FL
(813) 249-8100

The Network of East Hillsborough Neighborhoods
639 E. Alexander St.
Plant City, FL 33563
(813) 752-8700

North Tampa Family Support & Resource Center
1401 E. Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 558-1877

South County Family Support & Resource Center
3030 E. College Ave. - Ruskin - (813) 641-5600
Suncoast Community Health Centers, Inc.
2814 14th Ave., SE - Ruskin - (813) 349-7800
14254 S.R. 574 - Dover - (813) 349-7700
508 N. Maryland Ave. - Plant City - (813) 349-7600
502 N. Mobley St. - Plant City - (813) 341-7450

Tampa Family Health Centers
4620 N. 22nd St. - Tampa - (813) 272-6240
7814 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. - Tampa - (813) 405-3939
1502 E. Fowler Ave. - Tampa - (813) 866-0950
2103 N. Rome Ave. - Tampa - (813) 490-1426
8213 W. Waters Ave. - Tampa - (813) 490-5420
1514 N. Florida Ave. - Tampa - (813) 490-1957

Town & Country Family Support & Resource Center
7520 W. Waters Ave., Suite 8
Tampa, FL 33615
(813) 356-1703

Hillsborough County Public Schools
Application assistance is also available at the public school in your neighborhood.
Call (813) 274-7982 x243 for more information on how to complete an application through a Hillsborough County public school.



St. Joseph's Children's Hospital of Tampa • 3001 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. • Tampa, FL 33607 • (813) 554-8500