Public Comment - State Interagency Coordinating Council Georgia’s Part C Program Babies Can’t Wait

December 18, 2018
(ATLANTA) - The mission of the Georgia SICC for Early Intervention Programs is to advise the Georgia Department of Public Health and other agencies responsible for serving infants and toddlers, birth to age three with developmental delays and disabilities and their families, in providing an appropriate, family-centered, comprehensive service delivery system which promotes optimal child development and family functioning.

The State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) meeting is being held:
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 9:30 a.m.  - 12 p.m.
Georgia Department of Public Health
2 Peachtree Street NE
3-240 EOC Briefing Room
Atlanta, GA 30303

 

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU.  We want to hear your ideas, concerns and thoughts related to the Babies Can’t Wait Program.  Would you like to attend the State ICC Quarterly Meeting? Ask your local BCW Service Coordinator about limited financial assistance available to help you with related expenses.  

Written Comment:
Fax or email written comments, clearly marked “PUBLIC COMMENT”to 770-342-7699 or email to Phyllis Turner, SICC Coordinator, at phyllis.turner@dph.ga.govno later than Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Your comments will be read aloud during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.

Remote Participation: 
Register to make Public Comment via remote participation by conference line or telehealthduring the meeting. (See instructions below for remote participation.) Email Phyllis Turner, SICC Coordinator, at phyllis.turner@dph.ga.gov no later than Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. You will be recognized to provide public comment remotely during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.

In person: 
At registration sign-in on the day of the meeting check“Yes”to the question,“Would you like to make public comment?”You will be recognized to provide public comment during the public comment portion of the meeting.

For more information, please email Phyllis Turner, SICC Coordinator, at phyllis.turner@dph.ga.gov

Remote Participation: 

For remote participation during the SICC meeting, please use one of the following options:


Free Conference Line
Participants can listen to the public portion of the meeting and make public comment by telephone when announced by the council chair at the time set aside for Public Comment on the meeting agenda.

Dial (641) 552-9446, enter access code: 988041

Telehealth Network
View and listen to the public portion of the meeting by video conference (VICS) by going to one of the following locations around the state. Participants who register can make public comment when recognized by the council chair at the time set aside for public comment on the meeting agenda. See registration instructions under Public Comment via remote participation. Early Intervention Coordinators from the district and local Interagency Coordinating Council members will be given an opportunity to provide updates and information in the order listed on the meeting agenda. 

Macon, GA 31201
Room #805

Lagrange, GA 30240

South Health District
206 S. Patterson St.
Valdosta, GA 31601
3rd Floor
BCW Conference Room

 

West Central Health District
2100 Comer Avenue
Columbus, GA 31904

 

Coastal Health District
420 Mall Blvd
Savannah, GA 31406

 

Southwest Health District 8-2
Georgia Department of Public Health
1306 S. Slappey Blvd.
Albany, GA 31701
Suite A

 

North Health District
1280 Athens Street 
Gainesville, GA 30507
Large Conference Room

 

Southeast Health District
1123 Church Street
Waycross, GA  31501
Annex B

 

Richmond County Health Department
1916 North Leg Road  
Augusta, GA 30909
Building B
Small training room

 

South Central Health District 5-1
2121- B Bellevue Road
Dublin, GA 31021
District Office Conference Room

 

Northeast Health District
189 Paradise Blvd.
Athens, GA 30607
Athens District WIC Conf. Rm.

 

Ga Dept. of Public Health
2 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA 30303
3rdFloor
3-240 EOC Briefing Room

 

About Babies Can’t Wait

The Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) program is Georgia’s statewide early intervention system for infants and toddlers with special needs, from birth to age three, and their families. BCW enhances the capacity of families to meet the special needs of their child to ensure each young child with significant developmental delays achieves his or her maximum developmental potential. To learn more about DPH Babies Can’t Wait program, please call (404) 657-2850 or (888) 651-8224 or visit dph.georgia.gov/Babies-Cant-Wait.

About the Georgia Department of Public Health

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is the lead agency in preventing disease, injury and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing for and responding to disasters. DPH’s main functions include: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Maternal and Child Health, Infectious Disease and Immunization, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Emergency Medical Services, Pharmacy, Nursing, Volunteer Health Care, the Office of Health Equity, Vital Records, and the State Public Health Laboratory. For more information about DPH, visit http://dph.ga.gov.