Early Start Eligibility Changes

Developmental Services Trailer Bill, SB 188 (Chapter 49, Statutes of 2022), effective June 30, 2022, amended Government Code (GC) Section 95014 to expand eligibility for early intervention services under the California Early Intervention Services Act (Early Start). The purpose of this guidance is to assist regional centers in operationalizing the changes in the Early Start program and conducting community outreach.