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First Steps Offices

Start your First Steps journey here

First Steps is Indiana’s early intervention program for children birth to age 3 who would benefit from additional support to meet their developmental milestones. First Steps supports families and caregivers by helping their children learn and grow through their family’s everyday activities. Children learn to build relationships with other children and adults, develop independence, play and grow.

Anyone can refer a child to First Steps. Whether you are a parent, family member, service provider, doctor or someone else in a baby’s or toddler’s life, you have the opportunity to help connect that baby with First Steps. The following links and information will help you make a referral to our program.

Watch videos from a parent, a guardian and a physician to learn more

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First Steps offices

Our service areas are organized into clusters or regions; please click on the cluster that includes the Indiana county in which you reside. You may also visit the interactive map of Indiana to help identify your cluster.

Once you select a cluster, you will then be directed to the page with the contact information for the specific local System Point of Entry and the provider agencies that serve your county. Please call or email the office using the listed information, and someone will assist you.

  • Cluster A (northwest Indiana)
    serves Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski and Starke counties
  • Cluster B (northeast Indiana)
    serves DeKalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Marshall, Noble, St. Joseph, Steuben and Whitley counties
  • Cluster C (north central Indiana)
    serves Adams, Allen, Grant, Huntington, Miami, Wabash and Wells counties
  • Cluster D (mid north Indiana)
    serves Benton, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties
  • Cluster F (west central Indiana)
    serves Clay, Daviess, Greene, Knox, Martin, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties
  • Cluster G (central Indiana)
    serves Hamilton, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan and Tipton counties
  • Cluster H (east central Indiana)
    serves Blackford, Delaware, Henry, Jay, Madison, Randolph and Wayne counties
  • Cluster I (southern Indiana)
    serves Clark, Crawford, Dubois, Floyd, Gibson, Harrison, Orange, Perry, Pike, Posey, Scott, Spencer, Vanderburgh, Warrick and Washington counties
  • Cluster J (southeast Indiana)
    serves Bartholomew, Brown, Dearborn, Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Hancock, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Lawrence, Monroe, Ohio, Ripley, Rush, Shelby, Switzerland and Union counties