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.
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.
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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
Private Early Intervention Providers
Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center Pediatric Therapy
Mississippi Baptist Medical Center Outpatient Therapy
Lower Level, Medical Arts East Building
Neshoba County General Hospital Rehabilitation Services
Rush Foundation Hospital Rehabilitation Services
Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.