The Office of Developmental Disability Services (ODDS) offers services to adults ranging from supports to assist an individual to live in their own home or with family or friends, to 24-hour comprehensive services. Services offered have specific eligibility standards and are accessed through the local Community Developmental Disabilities Program (CDDP) .
An Individual Support Plan is established with each adult to identify supports provided based upon their health and safety needs, interests, choices and goals. Each plan uses a person-centered planning process. It's also important to understand and learn more about supported decision-making as a part of this process and how it allows a person with a disability to make choices about their life.
Service coordination support is provided to any adult with developmental disabilities not enrolled in any other funded service. Adults can choose to have this support from a Community Developmental Disabilities Program or a Support Services Brokerage. County Services Coordinators or Brokerage Personal Agents meet at least annually with each person to review their current situation, identify needs, and make referrals for essential services.
Support Services for Adults
Supports are provided through a Support Services Brokerage to eligible adults living in their own or their family's home to help them remain in their home and be engaged in the community. An individual is assisted to direct a person centered plan and budget and arrange for needed services.
For more information about services and supports for adults, read our Choosing DD Services for Children and Adults brochure.
- 24-hour care and support provided outside the immediate family/individual’s home OR
- Supports provided for adults living in their own or family home
Support may be delivered in the program of Comprehensive In Home Supports, Supported Living, 24 Hour Residential Supports and Adult Foster Homes that best meet the needs of the individual. An individual is assisted to direct a person centered plan and budget and arrange for needed services.
Service’s coordinators can help you find a program or home that is right for you. If you are looking for an Adult Foster Home, 24 Hour Residential home, or Supported Living provider you can find up to date information about vacancies and a Home Screening Tool on our Residential Services Provider Profiles and Vacancy Listing page.