Mission & Core Values

Mission

Our mission is simply “to be of great service to others.” We strive to help young children and their families move forward in their lives, reaching towards their full potential, and enriching their lives.

Core Values

Quality

We strive to be of great service to others through excellence in our work. We constantly seek feedback from our clients, other professionals and our teammates in order to assess our work and improve our effectiveness.

Teamwork

We seek to be effective in our work with others. Our effectiveness depends on teamwork with our internal team as well as with professionals from other agencies, and by partnering with the parents and families whom we serve. Effective communication is a cornerstone of teamwork. We seek first to understand, then to be understood, and to discuss what matters most.

Respect

We believe that we must respect each individual for his or her beliefs, values, opinions and for who they are as a person, acknowledging that we are all different. While we do not always agree we strive to listen to others’ points of view and to always treat others respectfully. We respect each persons dignity as an individual who may be different from ourselves.

Continual Self-Improvement

We acknowledge that there is always room for improvement in our skills, systems, policies, processes and procedures. We seek to improve not only our work in a given situation, but to improve our systems, policies, procedures, and processes. We believe this allows us to be of greater service to others. We constantly strive to learn and grow.

Work Focus and Beliefs

Early Childhood Services

We strive to provide the highest quality services to young children and their families.

Professional Training

We provide learning experiences and trainings to professionals and parents on a range of early childhood topics.

Technology

We believe in using technology to make our work more efficient and more effective, to constantly seek to improve the quality with which we do our work.

Research

We advocate for the advancement of research to increase our understanding of early child development, and the effectiveness of interventions, training, and the work that we do.

The Early Intervention Program (EIP) is a public program funded by New York State and county governments for children under the age of three who are either suspected of having or at risk for developmental delays or disabilities. Potentially eligible children must be referred to the county program to receive EIP services:

New York City Westchester County
311 914-813-5094

Someone else can help you make the referral to the Early Intervention Program if you wish. If your child is found to be eligible for services by someone approved to perform this evaluation, you, county staff, and other team members will make a plan to help your child – and your family.

Early intervention services in your plan and authorized by the county are provided at no cost to you. The county will arrange for the services to be provided and will choose the provider based on the needs of your child and family. Your child’s health insurance may be used to cover some of the costs. All other costs for EIP services are paid for by your county and New York State.

Early intervention services are provided where it’s best for the child – in places such as your home, day care, or other community settings. The EIP covers the cost of early intervention services only. The EIP does not pay for day care or other fees charged by community settings.

Los Niños Services is approved by New York State and has contracts with New York City and Westchester County to provide early intervention services.