CCATER (Care Coordination, Assistance, Training, Education & Resource) Center

The CCATER Center provides training and technical assistance on an enhanced care coordination model to MassHealth CARES for Kids providers of children and youth with special health needs and their care coordination teams.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Division for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (DCYSHN) has provided longstanding enhanced care coordination services to families of children and youth with special health needs (CYSHN). To expand access to care coordination and improve the quality of life of children with medical complexity and their families, the CCATER Center will provide training and technical assistance to MassHealth CARES for Kids provider teams.

Enhanced care coordination includes some of the topics below:

  • Family engagement
  • Racial equity and cultural responsiveness
  • Trauma informed and healing centered care
  • Social determinants of health
  • And other related topics

CCATER Center services are offered at no cost to CARES for Kids providers and meet MassHealth CARES program training requirements.

Contact Information


250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108

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