Eligibility for the PACE Program

Infant girl - Early Intervention
All referrals to the PACE Program come through a Help Me Grow Service Coordinator. Call 937-208-GROW (4769) to start the eligibility process for PACE Early Intervention services through Montgomery County Help Me Grow.

Infants and toddlers under the age of 3 who are residents of Montgomery County and have been determined eligible by Ohio’s standards for early intervention services through Help Me Grow Brighter Futures are eligible for PACE services. The results of a multidisciplinary developmental evaluation must reflect a delay in at least one of the following areas:

  • Cognition
  • Communication
  • Social/Emotional
  • Adaptive Skills
  • Motor
  • Vision Status
  • Hearing
  • There may also be times a child is deemed eligible for Ohio Early Intervention services based on the informed clinical opinion of a specialist in the area of concern.
  • There are also certain physical and medical conditions that automatically quality children for Ohio Early Intervention Services.  The full list can be viewed on the Ohio Early Intervention website: Physical and Mental Qualifying Conditions for Ohio Early Intervention.