Developmental Disability Services

Purpose

The Whitman County Developmental Services Department plans, funds, and manages local services for Whitman County residents of children from birth to three and for adults who have developmental disabilities.

Departmental Responsibilities

  • Coordinate day program support services to reasonably protect the health and safety of people with developmental disabilities while promoting inclusion in the community
  • Encourage and support the ability of communities to include people with developmental disabilities
  • Determine the direction of contracted services based on the needs of Whitman County developmentally disabled citizens, within county, state, and federal guidelines
  • Ensure county contracted services meet the needs of the people served
  • Accept Employment and Community Inclusion Proposals on an open continuous, qualification process.  Contact the County Coordinator for an application packet.

Next Board Meeting

The next Developmental Services Board Meeting is Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 12pm.