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Developmental Disabilities


Division of Developmental Disabilities
6 Harrington Road
Cranston, RI 02920
Main line: (401) 462-3421    Fax: (401) 462-2558


The Division of Developmental Disabilities is responsible for planning, providing and administering a community system of services and supports for adults with developmental disabilities (DD). While safeguarding the health and safety of individuals living with a DD, the Division promotes human rights as well as ensuring equitable access to, and allocation of, available resources in order to be responsive to the needs of each individual. The Division funds a statewide network of community services and supports for those who live with a DD through a variety of community provider agencies. Support is available in areas such as Residential Services, Day/Employment Services and Community-based Supports.