Challenge is a contractor of the NYS Department of Health, Bureau of Early Intervention, a public program for children under the age of three who are either suspected of having or at risk for developmental delays or disabilities. This program is approved, regulated and dfunded by NYS Department of Health and the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene. All services are provided at no cost to parents. Health Insurance may be used for approved services. A child’s eligibility for the program can be determined only by state-approved evaluators under contract, and all services must be authorized by the NYC Early Intervention Officials.