DDS/DESE Direct Support Services Cambridge Family & Children's Service

DDS/DESE Direct Support Services Cambridge Family & Children's Service

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Contact Information

Cambridge Family & Children's Service
Contact: Brenda Beaton, Director Developmental Disabilities Program
Email Address:
Phone: 617-876-4210 x4259
Fax: 617-661-9749

60 Gore Street Cambridge, MA 02141
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location DDS/DESE Direct Support Services


Through contracts with the MA Department of Developmental Services (DDS), the staff of CFCS's Developmental Disabilities Program (DDP) provide intensive support services to individuals and their families to help them remain in their homes and commnunities. Staff work in partnership with families to identify and work towards achieving goals that meet the needs of the individuals and family members. Additionally, staff provide information, referral and guidance in child development, behavioral supports, parenting support and special needs and community supports. 

Service Types

  • Family Support
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Case Management
  • Education
  • Respite

Populations Served

  • Intellectual Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Languages Spoken

  • Haitian-Creole
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service
  • Licensed By: DDS