The Northampton County Office of Developmental Programs, in cooperation with Pennsylvania’s Office of Developmental Programs, coordinates service to county residents of all ages with intellectual disabilities. Developmental Programs services include Residential Services (Community Homes and Family Living Homes), Day habilitation, Employment Supports (Supported Employment, Transitional Work Services, and Prevocational Services), Home and Community Habilitation, Respite, Companion Services, and Family Driven/Family Support Services. Residents must meet eligibility requirements to participate. Services are voluntary and those determined eligible have choice of service providers.
Governor Wolf's Proclamation of March as Intellectual Disability Awareness Month!
To support a responsive and flexible system of services and choices that empowers individuals and their families to:
Department of Public Welfare regulations regarding mental retardation are available on-line at www.pacode.com, however, many of the regulations applicable to the Northampton County Office of Developmental Programs are available at the links listed below.
Here is a list of self-help and support groups, many with local chapter phone numbers: