What is the purpose of this service?

To help children between the ages of birth to 3 with disabilities or delays, to learn and grow.

Who can receive these services?

Families with an eligible infant or toddler from birth to 3 years old. 

What services are offered?

Infants and toddlers are evaluated to see if there is a delay in:

  • movement,
  • learning,
  • dealing with others,
  • behavior, and/or
  • self-help skills.

If services are needed, an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) will be written to set goals and identify needs.

Families, with the support of Early Intervention Providers, help their infants and toddlers reach their goals.

How to apply?

  • Use the DHS Office Locator to find an Early Intervention Child and Family Connections office in your local area.
  • Call 1-800-447-6404 (Voice/TTY). 
  • For automated service, call 1-800-323-GROW (4769).

Additional Information

DHS Office Locator

DHS Help Line