ECI Early Childhood Intervention
24 Hour Crisis and Access Line: 713-970-7000
Toll Free Crisis and Access Line: 1-866-970-4770

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI)


ECI is a statewide program within the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for families with children birth up to age 3, with developmental delays, disabilities or certain medical diagnoses that may impact development. ECI services support families as they learn how to help their children grow and learn.

Serving Babies and Toddlers
Al Servicio de bebes y ninos pequenos

Do you have questions about how your child is growing and developing?

Every child is different and learns at his or her own pace. It is important to notice when your child begins to learn new skills to see if he is on target. Use this checklist to see how your child is doing.




Developmental Checklist                                          Lista de logros en el desarrollo


If you have concerns or questions about your child's development, please call 713-970-4800.

Si tiene preguntas sobre el desarrollo de su hijo(a), por favor llame al 713-970-4800.


Services provided may include


About Texas ECI


24-Hour Crisis Line

If you are experiencing a mental health or IDD-related crisis or if you are a current client and have an after-hours medication concern, please call our 24-hour Crisis Line at 1-866-970-4770.

Outpatient Mental Health Services

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Intellectual Disability & Autism Services

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Forensic Mental Health Services

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Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program

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