South Coastal Area Office

Contact Information

Agency:Department of Developmental Services
Agency Office:220R Forbes Road
Braintree, MA02184
Phone # 1:781-356-8850
Contact:Colleen Mulligan - Director
Email Address:


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.

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Program Type

  • Case Management
  • Communication
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Information/Referral
  • Jobs
  • Personal Care
  • Respite
  • Vocational

Service Types

  • Job Counseling
  • Group Homes
  • Family Support

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





3 to 99

Age Groups Served

  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 – 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Program's minimum age for Elder Services


  • MassHealth

Resource last updated on: 4/7/2016

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