Learning that a child may have a developmental or behavioral issue can be worrying, and many parents may not know how to navigate the complicated landscape of different services: 211 Child Development is here to help. 211 Child Development Care Coordinators can help parents use and understand validated tools that can screen for developmental issues. 211 Care Coordinators then provide important assistance and support to help parents and their children in need of specialized developmental/behavioral supports. Care coordinators work as part of the specialized 211 Child Development (211CD) team, helping Connecticut parents and providers seeking to help their clients understand the services available through the Birth to Three Early Intervention System, Early Childhood Special Education, Help Me Grow and Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs programs.
Care Coordinators serve as a trusted source of support and information and can provide additional assistance by connecting families to programs that can address their children’s needs through direct referrals. The 211CD Care Coordinator assists parents over the phone with a range of questions they may have related to the health, development, behavior and learning of children and supports families. Care Coordinators provide information and education on these topics and will also do research for specific cases to make best-fit referrals to services. The Care Coordination team follows up with parents to make sure that they have full information and understand the services their child may need and how to get them, advocating for parents and children when they need help, and serving as a source of support.
The Pay & Benefits: $20.50 per hour pay rate.
The Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Full-Time)
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