West Texas Centers
Little Lives Early Childhood Intervention (ECI)
Questions or referral line: 1-800-852-2193
Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) is a statewide program within the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for families with children birth up to age 3, with developmental delays, disabilities or certain medical diagnoses that may impact development.
ECI services support families as they learn how to help their children grow and learn.
We serve 23 West Texas Counties:
Andrews, Borden, Cottle, Crane, Fisher, Glasscock, Haskell, Howard, King, Knox, Loving, Martin, Mitchell, Nolan, Reagan, Reeves, Scurry, Stonewall, Throckmorton, Terrell, Upton, Ward, Winkler
If your county isn’t listed, visit this page to find the ECI program in your area:
Who Provides the Services?
The team that evaluates the child and plans and provides services are licensed or credentialed providers. The team may include:
- Early intervention specialists/Service Coordinator
- Speech language pathologist
- Physical therapist
- Occupational therapist
- Registered nurse
- Social worker/ Counselor
- Teacher of the Hearing Impaired
- Teacher of the Vision Impaired/Orientation and Mobility Teacher
Our teams work closely with your doctor, daycare, school or nursing agency to provide the best services for your child.
Where are Services Provided?
ECI providers work with the child and family where they live, learn and play. Services are provided in the home and in the community, which could include child care facilities, grocery stores, parks and restaurants.
Questions or referral line:
Little Lives Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Contact us: 1-800-852-2193
“While children may look like they’re ‘just playing,’ they are also working on some of the basic things they’ll need in order to be able to read, write, and do math later on.”Fred Rogers