Early Intervention

Early Intervention

Listed below are programs that are fully funded by tax dollars, so there is no direct cost to you. There are also a multitude of private Early Intervention providers that accept both private insurance and Medicaid for Disabled Child Living at Home, so there is still no cost to you.

Hudspeth Regional Center – Early Intervention Programs

Provides free evaluations and therapies as needed for children birth-three years old for most Central Mississippi counties.

  • Rankin Campus – (601) 664-6150 – www.hrc.state.ms.us
  • Meridian EIP – (601) 692-2765
  • Yazoo City EIP – (662) 746-0923
  • Louisville EIP – (662) 773-6844
  • Philadelphia EIP – (601) 656-6465

Ellisville State School – Early Intervention Programs

Provides free evaluations and therapies as needed for children birth-three years old for most South-Central Mississippi counties.

(601) 477-5890
www.ess.state.ms.us

First Steps – Early Intervention Programs

Provides free evaluations and therapies as needed for children birth-three years old. First Steps is administered through your local county health department. Contact your local health department or call 1-800-451-3903.

View information at:
www.msdh.state.ms.us

First Steps Satellite Libraries

The First Steps Satellite Libraries are open throughout the state to provide resource materials at the local level. Toys, books, and educational material can be checked out for free.

For more information, contact:

Mississippi State Department of Health Resource Coordinator
1-800-451-3903

Private Early Intervention Providers

Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center Pediatric Therapy
Meridian, MS
(601) 553-6705

Mississippi Baptist Medical Center Outpatient Therapy
Lower Level, Medical Arts East Building
Jackson, MS
(601) 968-1148

Neshoba County General Hospital Rehabilitation Services
Philadelphia, MS
(601) 663-1276

Rush Foundation Hospital Rehabilitation Services
Meridian, MS
(601) 703-4240

Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.