Western Panhandle Early Steps

COVID-19 Response:

The Western Panhandle Early Steps program at Ascension Sacred Heart is supporting safety efforts during this period. As our department staff are working remotely, and will not return to a physical office setting, we are offering services to include limited in-person and virtual meetings based on families needs.

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Early Steps Mission Statement

Early Steps is Florida’s early intervention system that offers services to¬†eligible¬†infants and toddlers birth to thirty-six months who are at risk for or show developmental delays. Early Intervention is designed to support children and families in their daily routines as this is where children play and learn. Our program strives to support families and caregivers in focusing on the skills they already possess to help their child learn and develop. We recognize that caregiver support and participation is key to providing children consistent opportunities to reach their potential