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  • Illinois Bureau of Early Intervention

    Illinois' Early Intervention program's mission is to assure that families who have infants and toddlers, birth to three, with diagnosed disabilities, developmental delays or substantial risk of significant delays receive resources and supports that assist them in maximizing their child's development, while respecting the diversity of families and communities.

    • Illinois Early Intervention CBO

      The Department of Human Services' designee for processing the state's payment of claims to EI providers and linkage with the Illinois Cornerstone System. Maintains provider data interface with Cornerstone.

    • Illinois EI Clearinghouse

      The Illinois Early Childhood Intervention Clearinghouse, funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services, has been providing library and information services on early intervention issue. Their mission is to make available state-of-the-art library and information resources related to early childhood intervention to the citizens of Illinois.

    • Early Intervention Monitoring Program

      The purpose of the Early Intervention Monitoring Program,  provided by the Vander Weele Group, LLC and funded through the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), Bureau of Early Intervention is designed to  ensure that state and federal regulations regarding the delivery of Early Intervention services to infants and toddlers under the age of 3 are met.

    • Illinois EI Training Program

      The Early Intervention Training Program at the University of Illinois provides training opportunities for early intervention professionals in Illinois. Funded by the  Illinois Department of Human Services Bureau of Early Intervention, our mission is to develop a system that is regionalized, responsive and reflective of best practice in the field of early intervention in Illinois.

    • Hearing and Vision Early Intervention Outreach

      Hearing and Vision Early Intervention Outreach is a program funded by the Department of Human Services since 1999. They develop and provide training and technical assistance at no charge to Early Intervention providers, parents, and any interested party who provides services to infants, toddlers and young children who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Visually Impaired.

  • Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

    Serve, safeguard, and promote the public welfare by ensuring that licensure qualifications and standards for professional practice are properly evaluated, accurately applied and vigorously enforced.

  • Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services

    A state agency dedicated to improving the lives of Illinois' families and seniors by providing access to quality health care and ensuring that children receive the child support they are entitled to.

  • Illinois Office of the Comptroller

    Establishes payee from CBO information. The CBO generates a list of services billed to IDHS, IDHS reviews and forwards it to the Office of the Comptroller, and the Office of the Comptroller issues a check for payment.

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Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone:  800-701-0995
Fax:  309-298-3066
Email: providerconnections@wiu.edu

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  • Early Intervention Provider Payment Update Effective 11/16/17

  • Clarification re: IMPACT and Licensure (Nov 2017)

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