These listings are for informational purposes only and do not in any way constitute an endorsement or recommendation from the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services. If there are any other resources you would like to suggest, please contact us at: DDS.Info@state.ma.us.

  • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Suite 846
    Washington, D.C. 20001-1512
    (202) 387-1968 or
    (800) 424-3688
    www.aaidd.org

  • ARCMass
    217 South Street
    Waltham, MA 02154
    (781) 891-6270
    www.arcmass.org

  • Asperger's Association of New England
    1301 Centre Street
    Newton, MA 02459
    617-527-2894
    www.aane.org

  • Cambridge/Somerville
    Legal Services
    Suite 16
    423 Columbia Street
    Cambridge, MA 02141
    (617)603-2700, TTY 444-1757
    www.gbls.org

  • Center for Public Representation
    Newton Office
    265 Walnut Street
    Newton, MA 02160
    (781) 965-0776

  • Coalition of Families and Advocates for the Retarded (COFAR)
    3 Hodges Street
    Mansfield, MA 02048
    (508) 339-3379
    www.cofar.org

  • Disability Law Center
    Suite 295
    11 Beacon Street
    Boston, MA 02108
    (617) 723-8455, (800) 872-9992
    TTY (617) 227-9464
    (800) 381-0577
    www.dlc-ma.org
    HOW TO ACCESS RECORDS FROM DDS: A GUIDE FOR FAMILY MEMBERS

  • Family Ties of Massachusetts
    www.massfami lyties.org

  • Federation for Children with Special Needs
    1135 Tremont Street
    Suite 420
    Boston, MA 02120
    (617) 236-7210, (800) 331-0688 (in MA)
    www.fcsn.org

  • FUN and FRIENDS CONNECTION
    The FUN and FRIENDS CONNECTION was created to provide a forum for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and caregivers to access positive recreational and personal enrichment opportunities via the World Wide Web.
    www.funandfriendsconnection.com

  • Governor's Commission on Intellectual Disability
    One Ashburton Place
    Room 805
    Boston, MA 02108
    (617) 727-0517
    www.mass.gov/gcid

  • Independent Living Centers in Massachusetts
    20 Ballard Road
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 687-4288
    Independent Living Centers in Your Community

  • Information Center for Individuals with Disabilities (ICID)
    P.O. Box 750119
    Arlington Heights, MA 02475
    (800) 642-0249
    www.disability.net

  • Massachusetts Advocates for Children
    25 Kingston St. 2nd Floor
    Boston, MA 02111
    (617) 357-8431 x234
    www.massadvocates.org

  • Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong
    Toll free at 1-866-426-2253 (1-866-IamAble)
    Email: mass1998@earthlink.net
    www.mass-advocates.org

  • Massachusetts Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities
    20 Park Plaza, Suite 603
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 482-1336

  • Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC)
    20 Burlington Mall Road
    Suite 261
    Burlington, MA 01803
    781-221-0024
    http://www.mdsc.org

  • Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change
    P.O. Box 61
    Raynham, MA 02768
    www.mfofc.org

  • Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
    99 Chauncy Street
    Suite 500
    Boston, MA 02111
    (617) 357-0700
    www.mlri.org

  • Massachusetts Society for the Prevention Of Cruelty to Children
    399 Bolyston Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 587-1500
    www.mspcc.org

  • Mental Health Legal Advisors
    11 Beacon Street
    Boston, MA 02108
    (617) 338-2345
    www.mass.gov/mhlac/

  • National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
    http://www.nichcy.org/

  • SPED Child and Teen
    www.spedchildmass.com

  • TASH
    29 W. Susquehanna Ave., Suite 210
    Baltimore, MD 21204
    (410) 828-8274
    www.tash.org


This information is provided by the Department of Developmental Services.