Central Directory of Resources

ECI Program Search – Search by city, zip code, or county to find the ECI program nearest you.

Resource Guide – Contains contact information about resources of interest to families of children with developmental delays or disabilities, professionals that have an interest in families and anyone interested in the well-being of young children and their families.

Research and Demonstration Projects in Texas- This section includes agencies, institutions of higher learning or resources that conduct or can help locate research and demonstration projects. These resources, which are both are national and statewide, range from mental health, growth, and development in infants and toddlers with disabilities or special needs.

ECI Collection at the Department of State Health Services Audio Visual Library - The Early Childhood Intervention collection includes videos, books, assessment instruments, audio tapes, and journals concerning children who have disabilities or developmental delays. These materials are available on a free loan basis to residents of the state of Texas for up to 10 business days. Mailing time is automatically added to the two–week loan period.

DARS Inquiries Line: 800-628-5115
The DARS Inquiries Line provides information about and referral to ECI services and provides information about other resources for families of children with disabilities. English- and Spanish-speaking operators answer calls from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday. Interpretation for other languages is also available during these hours.

If you are a person who is deaf or hard of hearing, you may use the relay option of your choice.

You can also visit the DARS Facebook page.