How to Refer to Early Start

Anyone can refer to Early Start including parents, medical professionals, community agencies, local education agencies, social workers, and nurses.  Referrals sent to the regional center should include family contact information, developmental information and current medical records (if available). These may be used to determine eligibility.

  • In San Luis Obispo County call 800.456.4153
  • In Santa Barbara County call 800.322.6994
  • In Ventura County call 800.664.3177