Contacts

Office of Special Education Programs

Please use the information below to contact the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) for further information on how we may better serve individuals with disabilities, their families, and their communities.

OSEP State Contacts

For questions regarding IDEA, please contact the OSEP Customer Service Representatives listed by state.

If you have a question about IDEA and the provision of special education and related services, please call the customer service representative from the state list.

Mail Written Correspondence to:

Office of Special Education Programs
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-7100

General OSEP Phone Numbers

Office of Special Education Programs: 202-245-7459

U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity

Families with students enrolled in a U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school may also reach out to DoDEA’s Special Education Contacts.

Department of Education Contact Information

For Department of Education contact information, visit Contact Us and General Inquiries.

IDEA Website Help

For technical issues or help and questions regarding resources on this site email idea@ed.gov or call 202-245-8000.

Language Support

For additional information on language support, please visit our Language Support page.

State Special Education Departments

Have a state-specific question? Reach out to your state or territory’s education department for additional resources and support.

State Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Programs

Find your state’s infants and toddlers (IDEA Part C) program coordinator.

Find your state’s preschool grants (IDEA Section 619) program coordinator.

Parent Centers

Parent Training and Information Centers and Community Parent Resource Centers support families of infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities from birth to age 26. These centers help parents to participate effectively in their children’s education and development.

Find a parent center near you.