South Coastal Area Office


Contact Information

Agency:Department of Developmental Services
Agency Office:1221 Main Street
South Weymouth, MA 02190
Region:Southeast
Phone # 1:(781) 337-2165 - 322
Phone # 2:(781) 337-2179 - Fax
Phone # 3:(781) 337-0701 - TTY
Contact:Karyn Dion - Director
Email Address:
Website Address:http://mass.gov/DDS

Narrative

Provides a wide range of services including residential programs, vocational training, specialized training, enabling independent living in the community. Must be diagnosed with intellectual disabilities. Not an authorized vendor/dealer. Most individuals and families have contact with DDS through their local DDS Area Office. These 23 offices are located throughout Massachusetts. To find your local DDS area office copy and paste this link : http://www.mnip-net.org/MNIP/townareaxref.nsf/PWFP?open


Program Type

  • Case Management
  • Communication
  • Community Based Residential Services
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Family Support
  • Information/Referral
  • Respite
  • Transitional/Supported Employment
  • Vocational

Service Types

  • EMPLOYMENT
    • Pre-Vocational Skills Training
  • EMPLOYMENT
    • Supported Employment
    • Vocational Counseling
    • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • HOUSING
    • Group Residences
  • INFO/REFERRAL
    • Consumer Assistance
  • PERSONAL CARE
    • Respite-At Home

Populations Served

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language

Areas Served

Local Area
  • Braintree
  • Cohasset
  • Hingham
  • Hull
  • Milton
  • Norwell
  • Quincy
  • Randolph
  • Scituate
  • Weymouth

Additional Information

State Agency

Yes

Gender

Both

Ages

3 to 99

Age Groups Served

  • Pre-School
  • Lower Elementary
  • Upper Elementary
  • Junior High School
  • High School
  • Young Adult
  • Adult
  • Elder

Program's minimum age for Elder Services


Referrals

Indirect

Referrals From

  • DDS
  • DSS
  • LEA
  • MCB
  • MCD
  • MRC

Fees

  • Medicaid

Waiting List

Yes

Resource last updated on: 7/10/2012


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