Central Office

Contact Information

Agency:Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services
Agency Office:500 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA02118
Phone # 1:617-727-5608
Contact:Area Office
Email Address:


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 :


Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Case Management
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Jobs
  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Information/Referral
  • Respite
  • Vocational
  • Personal Care

Service Types

  • Job Counseling
  • Group Homes
  • Family Support

Populations Served

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Areas Served

Local Area

Additional Information

State Agency




Age Groups Served

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

Program's minimum age for Elder Services

Resource last updated on: 10/19/2015

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