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DDS Quality Management 

Important information to the health, safety and quality of lives of individuals supported by DDS

DDS Turning 22 Services 

Transitioning from school into the DDS adult service system.

DDS Autism Waiver Service Program (AWP) Open Interest Period 2020 

The Autism Waiver Open Request period for 2020 has ended . Details for Open Request 2021 will be posted here when available

DDS Family Support  

DDS provides funding for family support programs and services that provide information, assistance, and an array of supportive services to families with children & adults with disabilities who are living at home.

DDS Self-Directed Services 

Helps an individual to have more control in their life

DDS Autism Waiver Service Program Overview 

The Autism Waiver Program at the Department of Developmental Services Autism Division serves children, birth through age 8, with an autism spectrum disorder who meet the eligibility criteria.

DDS Deaf Services 

Serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Find DDS Regulations, Policies & Protocols 

Information on DDS Regulations

DDS Contracts (Purchase of Services) 

Providers and others may use this information when providing contracted services to DDS.

Department of Developmental Services Public Meetings & Legislative Reports 

All notices, meetings and reports of a public body must be available to the public.

Home and Community Services Information System (HCSIS) 

HCSIS is a web based individual information system to be used by both DDS and providers. It is geared to capture important events and health care information for individuals served by DDS.

DDS Eligibility Services 

Apply for DDS Services

DDS Careers 

Find your next career with DDS!

MassRealLives.org - Find a Program 

Find work programs, day programs, home and help programs.

Home and Community Based Services Waivers for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities 

These three Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers provide services and supports to adults with intellectual disabilities so they can live in their communities.

Find a service with DisabilityInfo.org 

DisabilityInfo.org allows users to find programs, medical services, and consultants based location and distance.

DDS Supplemental Supports 

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) provides an array of community service options for adults.

Rewarding Work - Respite and In-Home Care 

Rewarding Work provides an online directory for individuals and families to connect with workers interested in providing respite, in-home and community support services.

Department of Developmental Services Public Records 

DDS has a designated RAO who will receive and respond to your public records requests.

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