Info for Service Providers

Department of Behavioral & Community Health


The following information is intended for Ongoing Service Providers (Early Intervention) and Service Providers (Early Intervention / Preschool Special Education).


Our Info for Families webpage offers helpful resources for families and those interested in Early Intervention Services.

New York State Early Intervention Program Memoranda, Guidance and Clinical Practice Guidelines provides Early Intervention guidelines and Transition toolkits for providers.

Early Intervention Service Providers
To become an Early Intervention Service Provider in Dutchess County, please contact the New York State Bureau of Early Intervention (NYS BEI) at (518) 473-7016 (Press “1” for the provider approval unit) or email the Bureau at

Preschool Special Education Service Providers
To become a Preschool Special Education Service Provider, please contact the Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health at (845) 486-2759.




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A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH,Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH
Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health
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