Many times our clients or parents/ family members ask us for information on the services that are available. We have developed this list to provide you with an overview of these services. Please keep in mind that services are determined on an individualized basis. Services must be identified as needed on the Individual/Family Services Plan (IFSP), and provided in accordance with Harbor Regional Center service policies, which are posted on our website.
Some services are provided by publicly funded community agencies, such as Medi-Cal, Head Start, etc., and some are funded by HRC, after we have met the requirement of exploring all other possible funding sources.
We know that you want to understand the variety of services available, so that you can be a well-informed participant in the service planning process. Here is a list of some of the services and supports that are commonly recommended for infants and toddlers (age birth to three) and their families.
Download a PDF version of the full list of services
The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) recently mailed
and emailed surveys to families who have participated in
the Early Start Program. DDS uses the feedback received from
these surveys to create a better experience for new families
participating the in the Early Start Program. Please complete the
survey by November 30, 2022.
Your Service Coordinator may arrange for a meeting with one of HRC’s specialists, or a multi-disciplinary team, to evaluate your child’s needs and provide you with consultation. Assessment and consultation may assist in providing or clarifying a diagnosis, determining what type of services and supports are needed, identifying health and infant/family mental health needs, supporting eligibility for a publicly-funded benefit, etc. HRC has specialists with expertise in Early Childhood Development, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Infant/Family Mental Health, Behavior Intervention, Medicine, Genetics, Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Pharmacy, Nutrition, Financial and Health Benefits, Special Education, and Law.
A Guide to Early Intervention Services at Harbor Regional Center
Welcome to Harbor Regional Center and our Early Childhood
Services program. For the next few years – at least until your
infant or toddler is three – we’ll be working hand in hand with
you to provide the best possible early intervention services for
your child with developmental delays.
We want you to know that you are not alone. You are part of a
caring team of people who really do understand, and are here to
help you make informed decisions.
We are here to listen and respond with information and
coordination of services. We encourage families to be active
participants in the process of planning and decision-making.
As children in our Early Start program approach age 3,
another exciting transition awaits – the transition out of
the Early Intervention program into a world of expanded
opportunities. For most children, this Transition results in the
child’s entrance into the school system