BCW Part C Grant Application and Public Reporting


Part C Grant Application Information



Babies Can't Wait (BCW) is Georgia’s statewide early intervention program for infants and toddlers with special needs, from birth to three years-of-age and their families.  The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is the lead agency for administration of the BCW program.  As required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C section 34 CFR §§303.110-303.113, “the State must publish its Part C application or policy in a manner that will ensure circulation throughout the State at least 60-days prior to the date on which the application or policy is submitted and allow an opportunity for public comments on the application or policy for at least 30 days during that 60-day publication period.” 

In order to meet this requirement, BCW invites interested persons to participate in a 60-day public review period for the Part C Grant Application Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022 from March 10, 2022 to May 10, 2022. 

  1. Written comments will be received by mail until May 10, 2022:  

          Babies Can't Wait  

          Attn: Kimberlee Spencer, Part C Coordinator/ Early Intervention Deputy Director 

          Peachtree Street NW, 11th Floor 

          Atlanta, GA 30303-13422  

      2. Email comments will be received until May 10, 2022: 

          [email protected] (Subject line: Part C Public Comment)  

      3. Facsimile comments will be received until May 10, 2022:  

          State BCW Office Fax: (404) 738- 0103 Attn: Kimberlee Spencer 

      4. In-person comments at a public session:  

           DPH invites interested persons to attend the State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) public session and present public comments at 10:00am April 28, 2022. Comments will be limited to five minutes to ensure all comments are recorded.  

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Note: The Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021 allocation has been used for the FFY 2022 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C grant application. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will revise the application upon receipt of the FFY 2022 allocation table from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). 

Babies Can't Wait Annual Performance Reports and State Performance Plans

Each year Babies Can't Wait is required to submit an Annual Performance Report to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) on key program compliance and performance indicators. Information on statewide and local performance for each of the indicators is posted below within the Public Reporting Data documents.

SSIP Phase Reports




BCW APR Reports


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