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This manual contains basic information and State and Federal guidance for the provision of services for eligible children, birth through 2 years of age, enrolled in the Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) program and their families.

This policy is updated in accordance with current applicable federal regulations and supersedes any prior action bulletins and prior policies.  Any amendments to the policy will be posted on the DPH website at


Revised in May 2022,  the manual is intended for use by participating service providers, Early Intervention partners and stakeholders.  All BCW personnel and providers are urged to become familiar with the contents of this manual and refer to it when questions arise.   Click on the blue button below to open a PDF version of the complete policy manual.  Navigation is facilitated by the use of the section bookmarks and/or clickable Table of Contents.

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