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Developmental Disabilities


Division of Developmental Disabilities
6 Harrington Road
Cranston, RI 02920
Tel: (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 people with DD, the Division promotes human rights and ensures 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 this population through a variety of community provider agencies. Support is available in categories such as Residential Services, Day/Employment Services and Community-based Supports.