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Welcome to Delaware's Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDDS). DDDS supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live their good lives by accessing services they need to thrive in their community. DDDS works to identify and support the unique needs of eligible service recipients by offering access to an extensive network of providers including: employment services and vocational training; support coordination and community navigation; assistive technologies; respite; a variety of day and residential programs; and, options for supported living.
Report Abuse and Neglect If you see, hear, suspect, or have concerns about a person living in a residential setting or receiving supported living services, attending
a day program or receiving supported employment services, please contact the Office of Incident Resolution. To report an incident of abuse, neglect, mistreatment, financial exploitation, or an individual rights complaint, use the DDDS Incident
Reporting System. Not sure if you should report, contact us anyway. We will take care of the rest. The web browser that supports the online reporting tool is Internet Explorer. If you receive an error message when attempting to use
this link, please contact the Office of Incident Resolution Administrator at 302-836-2154 for New Castle County or 302-933-3415 for Kent
or Sussex County.
DDDS supports individuals with developmental disabilities and their families by providing community resources and services. Look here for information about individualized resources and services according to the needs of the individual.
Our provider network is the key to supporting individuals living their lives in the setting that suits them best. Look here to find a provider or consider becoming a provider yourself.
Navigating state and federal programs designed to support you and/or your loved one can be difficult. Access additional information and resources available to help you navigate these services.
DDDS supports individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities living in diverse home and community settings. Find out more about the support services available and how to identify the supports needed to help you or your loved one live your best life
Opportunities for vocational training and employment can be an important part of opening doors in your daily life. Find out more about resources and supports available to you in your community.
DDDS MISSION The Division of Developmental Disabilities Services values persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, honors abilities, respects choice, and achieves possibilities. We work together to support healthy, safe and fulfilling lives.