Thursday, March 26, 2009

DHR invites public comment on 'Babies Can't Wait' early intervention grant application

The Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) Division of Public Health (DPH) invites the public to participate in a 60-day review period of Babies Can't Wait (BCW), a statewide early intervention system for infants and toddlers with special needs and their families. DHR has developed a new federal grant application for Babies Can't Wait that will be effective July 1, pending approval. The review period is scheduled to run from March 20 to May 20. Those who are interested may view the grant application online ( or at Babies Can't Wait offices throughout the state.

The public can provide feedback from March 20th to April 21st in three ways:

(1) Written comments should be mailed to:

Babies Can't Wait
Attn: Phyllis Turner, Acting Part C Coordinator
2 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 11203
Atlanta, GA 30303-3186;

(2) Email comments should be sent to:

Phyllis Turner at:;

(3) Facsimile comments:

State BCW Office Fax: (404-657-2763)

More information about Georgia's BCW early intervention program is available at A list of BCW early intervention programs throughout the state where the grant may be reviewed is available at:

Georgia Front Page
Fayette Front Page

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