Early Start Newsletter
West Ed Development Center
The Central Directory of Early Intervention Resources provides information by county for resources such as social services, mental health services, regional centers, and family resource centers.
WestEd Center for Prevention and Early Intervention provides nationally-recognized training, technical assistance and resources to improve outcomes for children with special needs and their families.
Family Resource Centers Network of California
Family Resource Centers Network of California mission is to support families of children with disabilities, special healthcare needs, and those at risk by ensuring the continuance, expansion, promotion and quality of family-centered, parent-directed, family resource centers.
The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center supports the implementation of the early childhood provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
California Department of Education
California Department of Healthcare Services
The Department of Health Care Services’ (DHCS) mission is to provide Californians with access to affordable, integrated, high-quality health care, including medical, dental, mental health, substance use treatment services and long-term care. Our vision is to preserve and improve the overall health and well-being of all Californians.
California Department of Social Services
California Department of Social Services (CDSS) mission is to serve, aid, and protect needy and vulnerable children and adults in ways that strengthen and preserve families, encourage personal responsibility, and foster independence.
California Department of Managed Healthcare
Department of Managed Health Care protects consumers’ health care rights and ensures a stable health care delivery system.
Statewide Screening Collaborative
The Healthcare Provider Developmental Screening Toolkit was developed to provide healthcare providers with best practices in the screening and referral process. Regular and routine developmental screening is necessary for the early identification of children with developmental delays and disorders and provides the greatest chance that children will be identified and connected to early intervention services.
Last modified: April 4, 2022