IDEA Part C Office

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the Lead Agency for Early Intervention Services (EIS). The Part C Office provides the oversight of Early Intervention Services of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The IDEA was created with a vision for comprehensive, interagency, multidisciplinary, family-centered, and community-based services accessible to all infants and toddlers with disabilities and to many who are at risk for disabilities. This law has been reauthorized as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) or Public Law 108-446.

    All Early Intervention Referrals Statewide may call: 1-800-522-0066



    Announcement March 20, 2024

    Public Participation Requested: Your feedback is valuable!

    Nevada IDEA Part C Office's completed annual Grant Application, with supporting information, must be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) on or before May 22, 2024, to ensure that Nevada's FFY 2024 IDEA Part C grant funds are available for obligation on July 1, 2024. Public participation is required for at least 60 days prior to the deadline, with the opportunity for public comment on the application for at least 30 days during the public participation period in accordance with 34 CFR 303.208(a).

    Nevada IDEA Part C Office Public Posting of Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2024 DRAFT Grant Application:

    Public Comment Link:

    Link to FFY24 Grant Application

    Email: Please email any comments or questions on the FFY 2024 Grant Application to 

    Postal Mail: Please mail any comments or question to IDEA Part C Office, 1000 E. William St., Suite 105, Carson City, NV 89701 

    Telephone: Please call with any comments or questions to IDEA Part C Office, Project Assist line, (1-800-522-0066)

    Announcement March 20, 2023

    Please see in the link provided for the official release of the Nevada Early Intervention Services Full Re-entry plan for EI providers and related family letters in English and Spanish.


    Nevada IDEA Part C Update, August 9, 2021

    On Thursday, March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, which will deliver critical aid to States (as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia), as the country continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. See 

    As part of this aid, the following amounts were appropriated for IDEA programs: 

    $2,580,000,000 for grants to States under Part B;

    $200,000,000 for preschool grants under Section 619;

    And $250,000,000 for programs for infants and toddlers with disabilities under Part C. 

    The designated ARP amount which  Nevada IDEA Part C received in July 2021 was $1,856,917.00. The IDEA Part C Office submitted final ARP materials to Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) by the deadline of August 2, 2021 explaining how the ARP funds will be used. The IDEA Part C Office gathered stakeholder and public feedback from June 14, 2021 through July 22, 2021 for the historic opportunity of planning the use of the ARP funds. Feedback was provided to the IDEA Part C Office via public online survey, public forum at the Interagency Coordinating Council Quarterly Meeting which was held virtually on July 15th, 2021, and by email to the IDEA Part C Office at

    The IDEA Part C Office would like to thank everyone who contributed feedback for the use of ARP funds. All feedback was taken into consideration and will continue to be reviewed for ongoing planning and system improvement.  The IDEA Part C Office complied with parameters provided by OSEP for usage of ARP funds, see complete ARP documents at:

    COVID-19: Resources & Information

    The following are evidence-based resources to assist our early intervention programs as you support families in helping young children cope with the challenges that might occur during stressful emergency or disaster situations. 

    Disclaimer: The inclusion of any link on this page does not imply endorsement. 

    The Nevada Resilience Project

    “The Nevada Resilience Project supports families and individuals experiencing struggles and challenges due to COVID – 19.  Our Resilience Ambassadors can provide support and connection to resources over the phone, through text and video-chat, or face to face. We offer bi-lingual access to services; assistance navigating to needed resources in your community; help to reduce stress, build coping skills, and develop a resilience plan.”

    Part C Office Mission Statement

      To oversee the development and implementation of a statewide, family-centered, community-based, comprehensive, interagency service delivery system for infants and toddlers (birth through two) who are eligible for Part C services, and their families. This system will be continuously monitored and evaluated to ensure that appropriate and evidenced based services are provided, families are respected, supported and involved, and that the potential of each child is maximized.

        The Nevada Part C Office is responsible for a:

        Where to Begin?

        If you are concerned about your child's development, the first step is to have your child referred for evaluation and assessment.  You can refer your child directly or you can have your child's physician or another professional make the referral for you.

        For more information:

        Or you may contact:

        Phone: 1-800-522-0066


        Infant & Toddler Coordinators Association

        The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Infant and Toddler Coordinators Association is organized as a not-for-profit corporation to promote mutual assistance, cooperation, and exchange of information and ideas in the administration of Part C and to provide support to state and territory Part C coordinators.
        To achieve this, the Association is committed to:
        • Identify and represent the interests of state and territory infant and toddler early intervention programs at the national level;
        • Develop and recommend models, standards, policies, and programs that promote quality services to eligible infants and toddlers and their families; and
        • Strengthen current leadership and foster new leadership in early intervention programs at the local, state or territory, and national levels.