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Community Health Access Program

CHAP is a telephone assistance program serving King County residents by connecting them to health insurance, health care services and other resources. CHAP services are free and confidential.

What we do

  • Ensure that the most vulnerable populations in King County have access to health care.
  • Encourage community partners to be involved in this effort and provide coordination and technical assistance.
  • Provide education and training to community partners and families.
  • Ensure our partners have current information and materials needed to assist their constituencies, and
  • Provide advocacy and problem solving on health care access issues on a community and individual basis.

Why use CHAP

If you need help finding affordable:

  • Health care or insurance
  • Health screening services
  • Doctors, dentists, midwives or nurses
  • Medical and dental clinics with sliding fees
  • Support services & pregnancy tests
  • Prenatal care

If you have questions about:

  • Apple Health for Kids (insurance for children 18 and under)
  • Medicaid (Healthy Options)
  • Medicare
  • First Steps
  • Child development:
    • Information on screenings for child development
    • Family Resources Coordination for children under the age of three (3) with special needs; nutrition and counseling programs.
  • Maternity support services
  • Breast, Cervical, Colon Health Programs
  • Basic Food Program
  • Women Infant and Children (WIC) Program
  • Energy assistance resources