The Early Intervention Program (EIP) is a public program for children under the age of three who are either suspected of having or at risk for developmental delays or disabilities. Potentially eligible children must be referred to the county program All EIP services are provided at no cost to parents. Health insurance may be used for approved services. A child's eligibility for the program can be determined only by state-approved evaluators under contract, and all services must be authorized by the county.
Our Early Intervention program is funded and regulated by the New York State Department of Health and, in New York City, by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in Suffolk County by the Suffolk County Department of Health, Nassau County by the Nassau County Department of Health, and in Rockland County by Rockland County Department of Health.
If you have concerns about your child's development, you can call your county's Early Intervention program from the list below to refer your child.
New York State
Nassau County: 516-227-8661
New York City: 311
Suffolk County: 631-853-3100
Rockland County: 845- 364-2620
Please call Growing Up Healthy Hotline telephone number at 1-800-522-5006
Families with children found ineligibly for this program may contact us directly for other services available through our company.