31 Thurber Drive, Suite 1 Waterloo, New York 13165-1660 Main: 315-539-1920 Fax: 315-539-9493 Schuyler County Health Department Mill Creek Center
106 South Perry Street Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Main: 607-535-8140
Early Intervention Services
The Early Intervention Program offers a variety of therapeutic and support services to eligible infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families, including:
family education and counseling, home visits, and parent support groups
speech pathology and audiology
social work services
assistive technology devices and services
Early Intervention (EI) services can help you and your family:
Learn the best ways to care for your child;
Support and promote your child's development; and
Include your child in family and community activities.
Early Intervention services can be provided anywhere in the community where your child typically spends their day, including:
Child care center or family day care home that your child attends;
Community/recreational centers, play groups, playgrounds, libraries, or any place parents and young children go for fun and support; and
Early childhood programs and centers, such as Early Head Start.
Cost / Payments
Health insurance, including private insurance and Medicaid, may be used to pay for early intervention services. EIP services must be provided at no cost to you and will not affect your insurance coverage.