Massachusetts Department of Development Services Central Office


Contact Information

Agency:Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services
Agency Office:500 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA02118
Region:Boston
Phone # 1: - see narrative
Contact:Area Office
Website Address:

Narrative

Provides a wide range of services including residential programs, vocational training, specialized training, and 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. Serves children and adults meeting the eligibility. Serves children with Asperger's Syndrome. These 23 offices are located throughout Massachusetts. To find your local DDS area office copy and paste this link :

http://www.disabilityinfo.org/mnip/db/tacr/OfficeByAgency.aspx?id=8


Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Case Management
  • Community Based Residential Services
  • Consulting/Training
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Employment
  • Equipment
  • 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
  • INFO/REFERRAL
    • Consumer Assistance
  • PERSONAL CARE
    • Respite-At Home

Populations Served

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Areas Served

Local Area

Additional Information

State Agency

Yes

Gender

Both

Age Groups Served

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

Program's minimum age for Elder Services


Referrals

Direct

Resource last updated on: 11/6/2014


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