Behavioral and Developmental Services

If you would like to begin the new patient process, please follow the instructions below.

Referring Provider Instructions

  1. Review guidelines
    To ensure that your patient receives the best possible care, please review the referral guidelines below and submit the requested information with the online referral form.

  • Download and complete referral form or submit via EpicCare Link
    Complete the online form and go to Step 4, OR download and complete the following paper form.

  • Fax form to 832-825-9315

  • Provide patient with scheduling instructions

  • Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.

  • Need Help?

    If you are a referring provider’s office needing referral assistance or a provider needing to speak to an on-call specialist, please contact the Provider Connect team, M-F 8a-5p, excluding holidays:

    1. Phone: 832-TCH-CARE (832-824-2273)
    2. Toll-Free: 877-855-4857
    3. Email: