New Bedford Area Office Department of Developmental Services

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Contact Information

Department of Developmental Services
Contact: Elizabeth Duffy, Area Director
Email Address: Elizabeth.Duffy@state.ma.us
Phone: 508-992-1848
Fax: 508-999-7552

1740 Purchase St. New Bedford, MA 02740
Area Served: Southeast

Map Location New Bedford Area Office

Narrative

Provides a wide range of services including residential programs, vocational training, specialized training, enabling independent living in the community. Must be diagnosed with intellectual disabilities. Not an authorized vendor/dealer. 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.mnip-net.org/MNIP/townareaxref.nsf/PWFP?open

Service Types

  • Family Support

Program Type

  • Case Management
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Information/Referral
  • Jobs
  • Respite
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Ages Served

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

Languages Spoken

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service