Holyoke/Chicopee Area Office Department of Developmental Services

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Contact Information

Department of Developmental Services
Contact: Bruce Brewer, Director
Email Address: Bruce.brewer@state.ma.us
Phone: 413 535-1022
Fax: 413 539-6546

88 Front Street, 1st Floor Holyoke, MA 01040
Area Served: West

Map Location Holyoke/Chicopee Area Office

Narrative

Provides a wide range of services including residential, vocational training and other types of day services, specialized training, family support and clinical services to individuals with developmental disabilities who have an intellectual disability, or who are on the autism spectrum.  Anyone receiving services must go through an eligibility application process.  DDS provides eligible invidiuals with community based services from birth to death. Most individuals and families have contact with DDS through their local DDS Area Office. These 23 offices are located throughout Massachusetts. To find your local DDS area office copy and paste this link : http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dds/

 

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Cooperative Apartments
  • Family Support
  • Group Homes
  • Job Counseling
  • Relationship/Friendship Support
  • Relationship/Friendship Trainings

Program Type

  • Case Management
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Independent Living
  • Information/Referral
  • Jobs
  • Personal Care
  • Respite
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 14 - 18
  • 19 – 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 60 +
  • 9 - 13
  • Birth to 3

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth