Early Intervention

Early Intervention Program

A Parent's Guide for Children with Special Needs - Birth to Age Three

Sample Referral Letter (Early Intervention)

Early Intervention Program Referral Form

Formulario de Referimiento del Programa de Intervención Temprana

Developmental Monitoring (DOHMH - Early Intervention) - Help Your Child Get A Great Start

Municipal Early Intervention Official (EIO)

Early Intervention Transition Procedures

Appendix I – Transition Roles and Responsibilities for Children in Foster Care

NYS Family Resources

Parent's Questions and Answers

Early Intervention Evaluation Providers

Evaluation Providers have an agreement with DOHMH to provide evaluation services to children residing within the provider’s contracted borough to determine the child’s initial and/or ongoing eligibility for early intervention services. Evaluation Providers by Borough – includes providers and contact information.


Center for Disease Control and Prevention Developmental Milestones 3 Months-5 Years


Learning Disabilities Association of New York State

National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics

The Early Care & Learning Council / The New York State Child Care Coordinating Council

New York Zero-to-Three Network

Promoting the optimal development of young children, their families and their communities in the New York region.

Austism Speaks - Know the Signs of Autism

Advocates for Children

Fighting for the Rights of Students Since 1971

Early childhood direction centers(ECDC)

The Early Childhood Direction Centers (ECDCs) provide information about programs and services for young children, ages birth through five, who have physical, mental or emotional disabilities and help families obtain services for their children.

The ECDCs Provide Information About:

  • preschool programs
  • transportation
  • medical, educational, and social services
  • evaluation and assessment services
  • funding
  • parent education programs and resources
  • day care
  • the State's early intervention system

Services Include:

  • matching the needs of children with available services
  • assisting parents in obtaining services
  • following up to ensure that children receive services
  • coordination of services between agencies
  • education of parents of preschool children with disabilities

Contact An Early Childhood Direction Center

New york City


Service Area: New York (Manhattan)

Early Childhood Direction Center
New York Presbyterian Hospital
435 East 70th Street, Suite 2A
New York, New York 10021
Phone: (212) 746-6175
Fax: (212) 746-8895


Service Area: Kings (Brooklyn)

Early Childhood Direction Center
UCP of NYC, Inc.
SHARE Center
160 Lawrence Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Phone: (718) 437-3794
Fax: (718) 436-0071


Service Area: Queens

Early Childhood Direction Center
Queens Center for Progress
82-25 164th Street
Jamaica, New York 11432
Phone: (718) 374-0002, x465
Fax: (718) 969-9149


Service Area: Bronx

Early Childhood Direction Center
2488 Grand Concourse, Room 405
Bronx, New York 10458
Phone: (718) 584-0658
Fax: (718) 584-0859

Staten Island

Service Area: Richmond (Staten Island)

Early Childhood Direction Center
Staten Island University Hospital
242 Mason Avenue, 1st Floor
Staten Island, New York 10305
Phone: (718) 226-6670
Fax: (718) 226-6385