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Programs & Resources

Provides program & resource information about the types of services available through Washington County Developmental Disabilities Program.

Notice

From September 26 through October 7, the Service Center East lobby for Developmental Disabilities will be closed to walk-ins. If you need help during that time and don't have a scheduled meeting, you can stop by our office at 5240 NE Elam Young Parkway, Suite 150, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or call 503-846-3150 for assistance.

The developmental disabilities program provides services in many areas. Eligibility for services is based on a person's needs and circumstances.

  • Services Coordination: A services coordinator provides help in identifying, accessing and coordinating services. The services coordinator makes sure that a person gets the services and supports the person needs.
  • Residential Services: Residential programs care for people who need support in neighborhood settings. Programs provide room and board. Programs can help with medical and health needs, behavior management, and taking part in community activities.
  • In Home Services: In home services help people get the care they need to live in their home or with family. Services can help with medical and health needs, behavior management and taking part in the community activities.
  • Employment: Employment programs help people prepare for and get community-based jobs. These programs help people learn skills and get experience to get the jobs they want.
  • Day Support Activities: Day Support Activity programs help people take part in activities in their community. These programs provide support for the people's needs while out in the community.
  • Transportation: Transportation support helps people get to work and places in their community.
  • Family Support: Family Support helps families to get information and supports needed for the child to live in the family home. Families can access Family Support funding when it is available.
  • Brokerage Services: Adults living in their home or a family home can choose a brokerage for case management. A personal agent provides help in identifying, accessing and coordinating services. The personal agent makes sure that a person gets the services and supports the person needs.

Resources

Below you will find a list of resource links for individuals, families, and advocates. If you have a services coordinator (case manager), they can help you learn more about these resources. Your services coordinator will also help you find other resources specific to your needs, interests, and goals.

You can also watch our show on TVCTV called Community Matters. The segment on the developmental disabilities program is about 12 minutes long.