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WestEd Center for Prevention and Early Intervention - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

WestEd Center for Prevention and Early Intervention
730 Harrison Street
Sacramento, CA 94107
(415) 565-3000 (Local)
(415) 565-3012 (Fax)

Brief Description

WestEd CPEI works to strengthen service and support systems for young children and youth with or at risk for disabilities and other special needs and their families. CPEI offers foundational and advanced training at both the preservice and inservice levels, technical assistance to parents and professionals, resource development and dissemination, facilitation services, and interagency support.

WestEd CPEI does not provide direct services to clients. It is a training, technical assistance, and resource development non-profit agency.

Geographic area served: California.


Virginia Reynolds, Director, Center for Prevention & Early Intervention (CPEI),

Services Offered

Services for Children

  • Early Intervention/Infant Services
    • Sponsors training, provides references and support to professionals and families for early intervention services.
  • Information and Referral
    • We provide information and referral to the general public regarding the early intervention system in California, including specific information about family and parent-to-parent support resources through Early Start Family Resource Centers.
  • Support for Parents
    • We provide annual training to parents of children with special needs who work in Early Start Family Resource Centers. The training includes parent-professional collaboration, innovative tools and strategies to support those who provide parent-to-parent support, and opportunities to network and learn from each other.

Services for Professionals

  • Professional Training
    • Provides training related to Parts B and C of IDEA to professionals. Offers foundational and advanced training for early intervention service providers, administrators, and families.


Early Start Institute Series

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