Early Intervention Contacts by State

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Early Intervention Resources & Services in Your State

Much has been written about the importance of a child’s first five years of life. What a baby does and experiences during these early years gives him a foundation upon which later skills are developed. That’s why it’s so important to identify which babies can benefit from early intervention.

In some states, if your child is eligible for early intervention, you will receive these services at no charge.  Other states may charge a fee, depending on the agencies involved.

 

Alabama

Early Intervention Program, Dept. of Rehabilitation Services
Betsy Prince
Part C Coordinator
Montgomery, Alabama 36116
Phone: (334) 281-8780
Fax: (334) 215-5046

 

Alaska

Early Intervention/Infant Learning Program, FOCUS, Inc.
Sherri Criley
Eagle River, Alaska 99577
Phone: (907) 694-6002
[email protected]

 

Arizona

Arizona Early Intervention Program, Dept. of Economic Security
Molly Bright
Part C Coordinator & Exec. Director
Phoenix, Arizona 85012
Phone: (602) 532-9960
Fax: (602) 200-9820

 

Arkansas

Dept. of Health & Human Svcs, Division of Developmental Disabilities
Tracy Turner
Acting Part C Coordinator
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203
Phone: (501) 682-8156
Fax: (501) 682-8890

 

California

Early Start, Children & Family Svcs Branch, Dept. of Developmental Svcs
Rick Ingraham
Manager
Sacramento, California 95814
Phone: (916) 654-2773
Fax: (916) 654-3255

 

Colorado

CDHS-Division for Developmental Disabilities
Ardith Ferguson
Part C Coordinator
Denver, Colorado 80236
Phone: (303) 866-7657
Fax: (303) 866-7680

 

Connecticut

Birth to Three System, Dept. of Developmental Services
Hartford, Connecticut 6106
Phone: (800) 505-7000

 

Delaware

Division of Management Services, Dept. of Health & Social Svcs
Rosanne Griff-Cabelli
Part C Coordinator
New Castle, Delaware 19720
Phone: (302) 255-9135
Fax: (302) 255-4407

 

Florida

Children’s Medical Services, Early Steps
Phone: (850) 245-4200

 

Georgia

Babies Can’t Wait, Georgia Department of Public Health
2 Peachtree Street, NW
11th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 657-2762 or (888) 651-8224

 

Hawaii

Early Intervention Section, State Dept. of Health
Early Intervention Section
1350 South King Street Suite 200
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
Phone: (808) 594-0000
Fax: (808) 594-0015

 

Idaho

Idaho Infant Toddler Program
Phone: Idaho CareLine by dialing 2-1-1

 

Illinois

Dept. of Human Svcs, Bureau of Early Intervention
Janet Gully
Springfield, Illinois 62704
Phone: (217) 782-1981
Fax: (217) 524-6248
[email protected]

 

Indiana

First Steps, Bureau of Child Development, Division of Disability Rehabilitation
Contact information by Cluster or County
First Steps County Map
Provider Contact Information/Matrix
Indiana First Steps Provider Enrollment
Toll Free Number: 1-866-339-9595, Option 2

 

Iowa

Early ACCESS, Iowa Department of Education
Phone: 1-888-IAKIDS1 or 1-888-425-4371
Iowa Family Support – Early ACCESS Website:  http://www.EarlyACCESSIowa.org

 

Kansas

Kansas Infant-Toddler Services

Toll Free (800) 332-6262
Phone: (785) 296-6135
Fax: (785) 296-8626

 

Kentucky

Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Office of the Secretary
Phone: (800) 442-0087

Lousiana

EarlySteps, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
Tedra Landreaux
Phone: (337) 262-1891
Fax: (337) 262-5233
[email protected]

Maine

Child Development Services
State Intermediate Educational Unit
Debra Hannigan, State Director
Phone: (207) 624-6660
Fax: (207) 624-6661

 

Maryland

Maryland State Department of Education
Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services
Phone: (410) 767-0261 or (800) 535-0182
Fax: (410) 333-8165

 

Massachusetts

Early Intervention Division, Health and Human Services
Patti Fougere, Assistant Director, Early Intervention
Bureau of Family Health and Nutrition
250 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: (617) 624-5975
Fax: (617) 624-5990
TTY: (617) 624-5992
[email protected]

 

Michigan

Bridges4Kids
[email protected]

 

Minnesota

Early Intervention System, Minnesota Department of Health
Phone: 1–866–693–4769

 

Mississippi

Early Intervention Program
(601) 576-7427
(800) 451-3903

 

Missouri

First Steps, Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
Phone: 1-866-583-2392

 

Montana

Early Childhood Intervention
Helena, Montana 59604
Phone: (406) 247-3800
Fax: (406) 245-1149

 

Nebraska

Nebraska Early Development Network
Nebraska Early Development Network
Contact State Coordinators Today
Phone: (402) 471-2447
Toll Free Phone: 1-888-806-6287

 

Nevada

Nevada Dept. of Health & Human Services
IDEA Part C Office
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone:  (800) 522-0066
http://dhhs.nv.gov/Programs/IDEA/PartC/

 

New Hampshire

Family Centered Early Supports & Services, Bureau of Developmental Services, Dept. of Health & Human Services
Phone: (800) 852-3345, ext. 5036 or ext. 5122

 

New Jersey

Early Intervention Program, Dept. of Health & Senior Services
Terry Harrison
Part C Coordinator
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
Phone: (609) 777-7734
Fax: (609) 292-0296
[email protected]

New Mexico

Family Infant Toddler Program
Andy Gomm
Program Manager
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502
Phone: 1-877-696-1472
Fax: 1-866-829-8838
[email protected]

 

New York

Early Intervention Program, State Department of Health
Brad Hutton
Director
Albany, New York 12237
Phone: (518) 473-7016
Fax: (518) 473-8673
[email protected]

 

North Carolina

Women’s & Children’s Health Section, Division of Public Health
Deborah Carroll
Early Intervention Branch Head
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699
Phone: (919) 707-5535
Fax: (919) 870-4834
[email protected]
www.ncei.org/ei/index.html

 

North Dakota

Developmental Disabilities Unit, Dept. of Human Services
Deborah Balsdon
Part C Coordinator
Bismarck, North Dakota 58501
Phone: (701) 328-8936
Fax: (701) 328-8969
[email protected]
http://www.nectac.org/shortURL.asp?sURL=ND-partc

 

Ohio

Help Me Grow, Ohio Department of Health
Phone: (614) 644-8389
Fax: (614) 728-9163
[email protected]

 

Oklahoma

Special Education Office, State Dept. of Education, Oliver Hodge Memorial Education Bldg, 4th floor
Mark Sharp
Part C Coordinator
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105
Phone: (405) 521-4880
Fax: (405) 522-3503
[email protected]

 

Oregon

Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education
Office of Learning Student Services
Oregon Department of Education
255 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97310
Phone: 503-947-5731

 

Pennsylvania

Division of Program Implementation, Office of Child Development, Dept. of Public Welfare
Maureen Cronin
Part C Coordinator
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17105
Phone: (717) 783-7213
[email protected]

 

Rhode Island

Early Intervention Program, Executive Office of Health & Human Services
Phone: (401) 462-7290

 

South Carolina

Early Intervention, South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
BabyNet
Phone: 1-877-621-0865

 

South Dakota

State Dept. of Education, Birth to 3 Connections
800 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 773-3678, (800) 305-3064
[email protected]

 

Tennessee

Early Childhood Services/Division of Special Education, State Dept. of Education
Linda Hartbarger
Part C Coordinator
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Phone: (615) 741-2851
Fax: (615) 532-9412
[email protected]

 

Texas

TX Early Childhood Intervention Program, Dept. of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services
Phone: DARS Inquiries Line at 1-800-628-5115

 

Utah

Baby Watch Early Intervention, State Dept. of Health
Susan Ord
Part C Coordinator
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114
Phone: (801) 584-8441
Fax: (801) 584-8496
[email protected]
www.utahbabywatch.org

 

Vermont

Family, Infant & Toddler Program
Helen Keith
Part C Coordinator
Waterbury, Vermont 05671
Phone: (802) 241-3622
Fax: (802) 241-1220
[email protected]
http://dcf.vermont.gov/cdd/cis

 

Virginia

Infant & Toddler Connection of VA, Dept of MH/MR/SA Services
Mary Ann Discenza
Part C Coordinator
Richmond, Virginia 23218
Phone: (804) 371-6592
Fax: (804) 371-7959
[email protected]
www.infantva.org

 

Washington

Early Support for Infants and Toddlers
Phone: Family Health Hotline at 1-800-322-2588
TTY: 711 (TTY relay)

 

West Virginia

Early Intervention Program, Office of Maternal & Child Health, Dept. of Health & Human Resources
Pam Roush
Part C Coordinator
Charleston, West Virginia 25301
Phone: (304) 558-6311
Fax: (304) 558-7050
[email protected]
www.wvdhhr.org/birth23/

 

Wisconsin

Birth to 3 Program, Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Contacts by county

 

Wyoming

Early Intervention and Education Program
Developmental Disabilities Division
Wyoming Department of Health
Phone: (307) 777-7115

 

American Samoa

LBJ Tropical Medical Center
Jean Asuega
Part C Coordinator
Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
Phone: (684) 699-4987
Fax: (684) 699-4985
[email protected]
http://helpinghands-as.org/

 

Guam

Guam Early Intervention System
Division of Special Education
Department of Education
Phone: (671) 300-5776/5816
[email protected]

 

Puerto Rico

Office of the Secretary, State Dept. of Health
Naydamar Perez de Otero
Part C Coordinator
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936
Phone: (787) 274-5659
Fax: (787) 274-3301
[email protected]
www.salud.gov.pr/Pages/default.aspx

 

Virgin Islands

Infant/Toddler Program, Dept. of Health
St. Thomas:
Elaineco Complex
Estate Contant #78-1, 2, 3,
St. Thomas,VI 00802
Phone: (340) 777-8804 x 2629
TDD (340) 774-9290
[email protected]

St. Croix: 
Charles Harwood Complex
3500 Richmond
Christiansted, St. Croix, VI 00820
Phone: (340) 773-1311 x 3124
Fax: (340) 773-9376

 

Washington, D.C.

Strong Start DC Early Intervention Program
Jerri Johnston-Stewart, Program Manager
Phone: (202) 727-3665
Fax: (202) 724-7230
Contact TTY: 711
[email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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