Web Site:

www.mass.gov/dds

Organization Chart

Mission:

The Department of Developmental Services is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with mental retardation to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members.

Governing Laws:

Statutes

MGL C. 19B S. 1-18
Department of Mental Retardation
MGL C. 123B S. 1-17
Mental Retardation
St. 1998 C. 194 S. 344
Mental Retardation Advisory Council

Regulations

115 CMR
Department of Mental Retardation