Annual IDEA, Part C Grant Application for Federal Funds
The Arizona Department of Economic Security/Arizona Early Intervention Program (ADES/AzEIP), as the Lead Agency for IDEA, Part C in Arizona, is required to publish its Part C Annual Grant Application for federal funding (including any policies, procedures, and other information required in, and that will be submitted as part of, the application) in a manner that will ensure circulation throughout the State for at least 60 days, with an opportunity for public comment on the application for at least 30 days during that 60 day publication period.
The Part C Grant Application is for Arizona's statewide system of early intervention service for infants and toddlers (birth to three years of age) with developmental delays and disabilities, and their families. This program is known as AzEIP. The completed application, with supporting information, must be submitted by ADES/AzEIP to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) on or before May 7, 2021, to ensure that ADES/AzEIP’s FFY 2021 IDEA Part C Federal Funds are available for obligation on July 1, 2021. Stakeholders, early intervention providers, parents, and members of the public are encouraged to review and provide comment on the application and any new or revised policies and procedures.
The Part C Grant Application will be available for review and comment February 5, 2021 through April 9, 2021. Comments must be received by April 9, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. You may submit comments by mail, email, fax or in person. Copies of the Part C Grant Application for Federal Funds are available upon request from the AzEIP office, contact details are below. Please note that the application may be updated prior to submission to OSEP based on their guidance and receipt of more recent information.
Please submit your comments to:
Arizona Early Intervention Program
1789 West Jefferson Street
Mail Drop 2HP1
Phoenix AZ 85007
Fax: (602) 200-9820
Electronic comments may be submitted to [email protected], Subject Line: Public Comment.
Public hearings will be held on the following dates: