Early Childhood Intervention Program will provide home based services and supports
to families with children who are birth to school age, who are
developmentally delayed or "at risk" for delay, to identify and
implement realistic goals for their children and family."
operates under the direction of a governing Board, who is made up of family
participants, interested agency personnel and past consumers. Recognizing the need for input from
parents into various parts of our program, BECIP invites any participation
from families. Any parents
interested in participating on, or wanting more information, please contact
the Executive Director at BECIP.
for BECIP services are made by professionals in the community and/or by
families contacting the BECIP office directly. An Admission and Discharge Committee that
is coordinated by the Executive Director review all referrals. An initial home visit is made to the
family and an application and parent agreement is completed. Children may require to be placed on a
waiting list until an available space is open. Once your child is placed onto caseload
you can expect home visits to commence.
BECIP believes that
all children with developmental delays or who are at risk for delay:
Ø 1. Shall be
seen as children first.
Ø 2. Shall be
served within the context of their families.
Ø 3. All
families should have access to early intervention
Ø 4. Shall be
provided with inclusive opportunities in
education, leisure, recreational and
Ø 5. Shall have
readily available access to special resources
and facilities as needed.
are the first and most important teachers in their child's life, as well,
the child can learn best in the familiar atmosphere of the home. That is why ECIP's are home-based. A child is a child first and we believe
we must build on the strengths of the child and the family. We must show acceptance and understanding
of families needs and various cultural or religious beliefs. We provide support to parents and children
through home visiting, to assist the child/children in reaching their
developmental milestones. BECIP
works towards developing supports and services through community
Families of children 0-school age will receive
support from within the community to ensure children, in their early years,
reach their optimal development.
Childhood Services will be a continuum of integrated services
social, educational and culturally appropriate services
coordination is essential to build supports around the
more information contact BECIP at (306) 446-4545.