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The Early Stages evaluation centers are closed and following the DCPS modified schedule in place to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). However, our staff are still available, and we will continue our regular work with children and families as much as possible until we fully reopen. Please read our full guidance on what work will continue and what work will be rescheduled. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to our continued work with you.

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Early Stages Referral Form

Child Information
(First Name, Last Name)
Format: mm/dd/yyyy
Check any that apply
Check one
Check any that apply
(First Name, Last Name)
Please enter the phone number in this format 202-555-5555
Please enter the phone number in this format 202-555-5555
Referrer Information (please complete if you are not the parent of the child being referred).
(First Name, Last Name)
Please enter the phone number in this format 202-555-5555
Please enter the phone number in this format 202-555-5555
Additional Information (please complete if known).
(First Name, Last Name)
Please enter the phone number in this format 202-555-5555
(First Name, Last Name)

A referral will begin a child’s process with Early Stages. It is easy to refer a child to Early Stages, you may:

  • Call us at (202) 698-8037
  • Send an email to [email protected]
  • Refer your child online below

You can also download and fax a referral form[PDF] to us at (202) 654-6079.

Anyone may refer a child to Early Stages, but we will not move forward without the parent or guardian’s consent. If you would like to share information about Early Stages with others, please feel free to download and share our outreach postcard[PDF].

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) identifies infants from birth to 3 years of age through their early intervention program Strong Start. If you have a concern about a child younger than 2 years, 8 months, call (202) 727-3665 or email [email protected] to make a referral.