Developmental Disabilities Services
Office - New York State

The Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities oversees the Developmental Disabilities Services Office in New York State. A local DDSO will provide individuals and families with information and make referrals to local service provider agencies, which provide services i.e. service coordination and respite. The DDSO is the starting point to apply for NYS Medicaid Waiver services. Call for information about many programs available in your area.

Lower to Mid-Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley Developmental Disabilities Services Office (DDSO)
PO Box 470
Thiells, NY 10984-0470
(845) 947-6000
(845) 429-6404

also

Hudson Valley (DDSO) Developmemtal Disabilities Services Office
Administration Building
2 Ridge Road
Thiells, NY 10984-0470
(845) 631-8188
(845) 631-0578

Westchester County (DDSO)Developmemtal Disabilities Services Office
580 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
(914) 631-8188
(914) 631-0578

Orange County (DDSO)Developmemtal Disabilities Services Office
2570 County Route 1
Port Jervis, NY 12771
(845) 858-8115


Sullivan County (DDSO)Developmemtal Disabilities Services Office
PO Box 823
Main Street
South Fallsburg, NY 12778-0823
(845) 434-3190
(845) 434-3141 (fax)

Taconic (DDSO) Developmemtal Disabilities Services Office
26 Center Circle
Wassaic, NY 12592
(845) 877-8621
(845) 877-9177 (fax)

Dutchess and Putnam Counties call: (845) 471-9226

Ulster, Columbia and Greene Counties call: (845) 383-1899

New York City

Brooklyn (DDSO) Developmental Disabilities Services Office
888 Fountain Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11208
(718) 642-6151
(718) 642-6282 (fax)

Bronx (DDSO) Developmental Disabilities Services Office
1200 Waters Place, 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 430-0478
(718) 430-0866 (fax)

Family Support Services for Children
(718) 430-0469
Josie Astacio

Manhattan (DDSO) Developmental Disabilities Services Office
75 Morton Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10014
(212) 229-3122 and (212) 229-3132
(212) 229-3136 (fax)

Family Support Services for Children
(212) 229-3112
Janet Davis

New York City Regional Office
75 Morton Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10014
(212) 229-3245
(212) 229-3234 (fax)

Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Services Office
1150 Forest Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 983-5200
(718) 982-1931 (fax)

Family Support Services for Children
(718) 982-1903
Leroy Smith
Barbara Schubert, Information & Exchange Coordinator
(718) 982-1904

Queens Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Bernard Fineson Developmental Center
80-45 Winchester Blvd
Hillside Complex, Bldg 12
Queens Village, NY 11427
(718) 217-4242
(718) 217-4009 (fax)

Family Support Services for Children
(718) 217-6117
Sheila Gholson


Live Outside NYS?
Use Mental Health Services Locator

The CMHS Mental Health Services Locator provides you with comprehensive information about mental health services and resources, which includes help for persons with developmental disabilities. You can access this information in several ways by selecting a State or U.S. Territory from the map or drop-down menu.

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