North Central Health District


Public Notice – Babies Can’t Wait Public Comment Session



Georgia Department of Public Health State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC)
Georgia’s Part C Program | Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) Public Comment Session: Thursday, April 18, 2019

The mission of the Georgia SICC for Early Intervention Programs is to advise the Georgia Department of Public Health and other agencies responsible for serving infants and toddlers, birth to age three with developmental delays and disabilities and their families, in providing an appropriate, family-centered, comprehensive service delivery system which promotes optimal child development and family functioning.

The State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) meeting is being held:

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 9:30 a.m.  – Noon
Macon District Health Office
201 Second Street
Macon, Georgia 31201

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU. We want to hear your ideas, concerns and thoughts related to the Babies Can’t Wait Program.  Would you like to attend the State ICC Quarterly Meeting? Ask your local BCW Service Coordinator about limited financial assistance available to help you with related expenses.

Public Comment

Time is set aside for public comment during each quarterly meeting of the State Interagency Coordinating Council. If you would like to share thoughts or ideas about Babies Can’t Wait with the council, please choose one of the options below.

  1. Written Comment: Fax or email written comments, clearly marked “PUBLIC COMMENT” to 770-342-7699 or email to Phyllis Turner, SICC Coordinator, at no later than Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Your comments will be read aloud during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.
  2. Remote Participation: Register to make Public Comment via remote participation by conference line or telehealth during the meeting. (See instructions below for remote participation.) Email Phyllis Turner, SICC Coordinator, at no later than Wednesday, April 17, 2019. You will be recognized to provide public comment remotely during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.
  3. In person: At registration sign-in on the day of the meeting checkYes” to the question, Would you like to make public comment? You will be recognized to provide public comment during the public comment portion of the meeting.For more information, please email Phyllis Turner, SICC Coordinator, at

Remote Participation  – For remote participation during the SICC meeting, please use one of the following options:

Free Conference Line

  • Participants can listen to the public portion of the meeting and make public comment by telephone when announced by the council chair at the time set aside for Public Comment on the meeting agenda. Dial (641) 552-9446, enter access code: 988041

Telehealth Network

  • View and listen to the public portion of the meeting by video conference (VICS) by going to one of the following locations around the state. Participants who register can make public comment when recognized by the council chair at the time set aside for public comment on the meeting agenda. See registration instructions under Public Comment via remote participation. Early Intervention Coordinators from the district and local Interagency Coordinating Council members will be given an opportunity to provide updates and information in the order listed on the meeting agenda.
Northwest Health District

1309 Redmond Rd

Rome, GA 30165

Conference Room #253



North Georgia Health District 1-2

1710 Whitehouse Court

Dalton, GA 30701

Building B

CSN Conference Room


Cobb & Douglas County Board of Health

1738 County Services Parkway

Marietta, GA 30008

Building B

WIC Classroom B


College Park Regional Health Center

1920 John E. Wesley Ave.,

College Park, GA 30337

Location Supervisor:  Janice Wright

North Central Health District

201 Second St.

Macon, GA 31201

Room #805

District 4 Public Health

301 Main Street

Lagrange, GA 30240


South Health District

206 S. Patterson St.

Valdosta, GA 31601

3rd Floor

BCW Conference Room


West Central Health District

2100 Comer Avenue

Columbus, GA 31904

Coastal Health District

420 Mall Blvd

Savannah, GA 31406

Large Conference room

Southwest Health District 8-2

1109 N. Jackson Street

Albany, GA 31701

North Health District

1280 Athens Street

Gainesville, GA 30507

Large Conference Room

Southeast Health District

1123 Church Street

Waycross, GA  31501

Annex B

Richmond County Health Department

1916 North Leg Road

Augusta, GA 30909

Building B

Small training room

South Central Health District 5-1

105 E. Jackson Street

Dublin, GA 31021

Conference Room


Northeast Health District

189 Paradise Blvd.

Athens, GA 30607

Athens District WIC Conf. Rm.

Ga Dept. of Public Health

2 Peachtree St

Atlanta, GA 30303

3rd Floor

3-240 EOC Briefing Room

Clayton County Board of Health/BCW

District 3-3

1895 Phoenix Blvd.

College Park, GA 30349

About Babies Can’t Wait

The Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) program is Georgia’s statewide early intervention system for infants and toddlers with special needs, from birth to age three, and their families. BCW enhances the capacity of families to meet the special needs of their child to ensure each young child with significant developmental delays achieves his or her maximum developmental potential. To learn more about DPH Babies Can’t Wait program, please call (404) 657-2850 or (888) 651-8224 or visit

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