Early Intervention Agency - Pennsylvania

Early Intervention (EI): Overseen by the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL).

  • Birth to 3 years of age: Administered by county EI programs but funded by Department of Public Welfare (DPW)
  • 3 to 5 years of age: Services provided through intermediate units (IUs), school districts, private agencies; funded through the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE)

Who to call for help?

CONNECT Helpline: 1-800-692-7288

Birth to 3 years

  • Philadelphia: 215-685-4646
  • Bucks: 215-444-2800
  • Chester: 610-344-5948 
  • Delaware: 610-713-2406
  • Chester-Upland: 610-872-4590
  • Montgomery: 610-277-7176

3 to 5 years

  • Philadelphia: 215-222-8054
  • Bucks: 1-800-770-4822 ext. 1716
  • Chester: 484-237-5150
  • Delaware: 610-938-2800 ext. 6141
  • Montgomery: 610-539-8550

School age: 5 years of age to high school graduation or age 21 (whichever occurs first) is overseen and funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Please call the CONNECT helpline at 1-800-692-7288 to schedule an evaluation.