Family Resources

This page contains information and tools for people with developmental disabilities, parents, and family members. If you have questions about local resources and supports for people with developmental disabilities in Ohio, please contact your local county board of DD by using our directory map below.

Lawrence County Scioto County Gallia County Adams County Pike County Meigs County Jackson County Brown County Clermont County Hamilton County Highland County Vinton County Ross County Athens County Clinton County Warren County Butler County Washington County Hocking County Fayette County Morgan County Pickaway County Greene County Monroe County Perry County Montgomery County Preble County Fairfield County Noble County Clark County Madison County Franklin County Muskingum County Belmont County Miami County Guernsey County Licking County Champaign County Darke County Harrison County Delaware County Coshocton County Shelby County Union County Logan County Knox County Jefferson County Holmes County Tuscarawas County Auglaize County Marion County Morrow County Carroll County Mercer County Hardin County Allen County Columbiana County Wayne County Wyandot County Richland County Crawford County Stark County Van Wert County Ashland County Mahoning County Hancock County Putnam County Seneca County Paulding County Medina County Huron County Summit County Portage County Defiance County Erie County Henry County Sandusky County Lorain County Trumbull County Erie County Wood County Ottawa County Cuyahoga County Ottawa County Ottawa County Williams County Ottawa County Fulton County Geauga County Lucas County Lake County Ashtabula County

Ohio map

Contact Your County Board of DD

Your county board of developmental disabilities is your community's primary resource for DD supports and information. Your board can provide more information about available supports, determine eligibility for services, coordinate services for people with developmental disabilities and more.

Contact your local board of DD to learn more about available services and supports. Click your county on the map to the right to look up information for your county's board of DD.

Basic information (including main telephone numbers, addresses, and MUI/emergency reporting hotlines) is provided for each board. OACB members looking for detailed contact information can find it in MemberConnect.

OACB Life Map

This informative booklet identifies a lifetime of services and supports for Ohioans with developmental disabilities served by county boards of DD. Updated in 2019 for its Fourth Edition, this informative guide also contains basic information about county boards of DD and a glossary of commonly-used acronyms and abbreviations for reference. © 2019 OACBDD

Click here to download the Life Map as a PDF



ProviderGuidePlus: Find a Local DD Service Provider

ProviderGuidePlus is an 
online tool that allows people with developmental disabilities and their families to find, compare, and rate DD service providers. The free service is available statewide.
ProviderGuidePlus functions similarly to Angie's List and other popular consumer rating websites. Reviews are submitted anonymously. To find or rate a provider, visit
The tool is the result of three years of collaborative effort between OACB, the Ohio Provider Resource Association, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, and parent and family groups.

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