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Early Start Month

by the
Governor of the State of California

Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims March "Early Start Month" in honor of the California Early Start Program.

The California Department of Developmental Services' Early Start Program is one of the largest early intervention programs in the nation, providing more than 42,000 children and families each year with coordinated, family-centered services and support for developmental disabilities.


Last Updated: 3/2/2018