Early Intervention Services

DHEC BabyNet, Palmetto Health Dist.

General Information
Description of ServiceEarly intervention is a system of services that help a child's growth and development. It supports families during the crucial early years. BabyNet provides this service in South Carolina through the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).
Geographical AreaFairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Public TransportationAssistance may be provided in obtaining transportation to ensure that the child receives needed services.
Intake ProcedureTo refer a child to BabyNet, call the CareLine at 1-800-868-0404. Anyone may refer a child (parents, friends, doctors, day care providers, etc.)
Intake RequirementsBirth Record, Health Insurance Card(s), Medicaid Card, Medical History
Client Information
Target PopulationPeople with Disabilities
Age GroupChildren
EligibilityChildren must be under 3 years old and be growing or learning slowly. When a child is referred, a member of the BabyNet staff will make an appointment to visit the child. If the child shows a delay, more formal tests will be given to determine if the child needs services.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
Fee AmountsServices are free to the family. If insurance is available, it may be used.
Insurance AcceptedHealth Insurance, Medicaid
Hours of Operation 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Contact Information
Contact's Position BabyNet Coordinator
Physical Site Address 1 Richland County Health Department
Physical Site Address 2 2000 Hampton Street, Rm. 2011
Physical Site City, State, Zip Columbia, SC 29204-1002
Main Phone (803) 576-2990
Fax (803) 576-2992
Web Address www.scdhec.gov/health/mch/cshcn/programs/babynet/
Additional Information
Legal StatusGovernment
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: DHEC BabyNet, Central Office
Affiliated Program: DHEC BabyNet, Palmetto Health Dist.
This Service: Early Intervention Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Early Intervention Services ()