Early Intervention Therapy Program

The Early Intervention Therapy Program provides community-based occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-language pathology and family support services for eligible children and their families and communities.

Services include screening, referral, assessment, family education and support, service planning, direct therapeutic intervention, consultation, monitoring, transition planning to school and/or other services, and training of community members.

Services are provided in home and community settings, such as preschool and childcare centres.

Anyone can refer a child to the Early Intervention Therapy Program.


Children between birth and school entry who have, or are at risk for, a developmental delay or disability.

Contact Information

Early Intervention Therapy services are delivered by community-based organizations, which may include health authorities. Contact your local MCFD Office for more information.

Additional Resources

The Early Intervention Therapy Program Guidelines provide current information about the delivery of Early Intervention Therapy services across British Columbia, including services offered to children and families and additional resources.