California’s Part C Grant Application

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) posted in its website it’s IDEA Part C Grant application for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2023.  The Grant will fund a portion of the state’s Early Start Program, from July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024.

This year, the Grant application includes California’s responses to US department of Education’s questions regarding each state’s strategies to identify and address barriers and the steps taken to ensure equitable access to Early Start.

DDS will accept public comment on the application through May 23, 2023. To review the application and provide feedback, please visit our website for more information.

For questions, please email