The Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s Early Childhood Intervention program is seeking public comment on the agency’s application for funding under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part C. The annual funding application will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. HHSC uses the money to help pay for ECI programs across the state.

You can make comments or request a printed application by email at, or by phone at 512-776-4335 or mail at:

Health and Human Services Commission
Early Childhood Intervention Services
1100 West 49th Street, 4th Floor
MC 3029
Austin, TX 78756

The application uses the fiscal year 2017 allocation because the allocation for 2018 is awaiting congressional approval. HHSC will update the application if there is a change in the allocation. HHSC will be taking public comment for 60 days, from March 16 to May 15.

Download the FFY 2018 Texas IDEA Part C Grant Application (MS Word).

If you have a disability and have difficulty accessing the application with your assistive technology, please call us at 512-776-4335.