Merrimack Valley Area Office Department of Developmental Services

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Contact Information

Department of Developmental Services
Contact: Michelle Vercellone, Director
Email Address: Michelle.Vercellone@MassMail.State.MA.US
Phone: 978-521-9432

280 Merrimack Street Lawrence, MA 01843
Area Served: Northeast

Map Location Merrimack Valley Area Office

Narrative

Provides a wide range of services including residential programs, vocational training, specialized training, enabling independent living in the community. Must be diagnosed with an intellectual disability. Not an authorized vendor/dealer. Most individuals and families have contact with DDS through their local DDS Area Office. These 23 offices are located throughout Massachusetts.

 

 

 

Elevators, Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms, Accessible Public Transportation Department of Developmental Services Birth to 3, 3 - 4, 5 - 8, 9 - 13, 14 - 18, 19 – 22, 23 – 59, 60 + Lawrence Michelle Vercellone Michelle.Vercellone@MassMail.State.MA.US 978-521-9432 5687 Merrimack Valley Area Office Advocacy, Arc, Communication, Community Supports Program, Counseling, Day/Work Activity, Health Care, Information/Referral, Jobs, Medical, Personal Care, Relationships/Friendships, Self-Advocacy Training, Vocational 3) Northeast Family Support, Group Homes, Job Counseling 280 Merrimack Street Director https://www.mass.gov/locations/dds-merrimack-valley-area-office 01843 Free Service, MassHealth, Medicare, Personal Funds Autism Spectrum, Developmental Disability, Intellectual Disabilities Local Area Director Spanish AMESBURY, ANDOVER, BOXFORD, GEORGETOWN, GROVELAND, HAVERHILL, LAWRENCE, MERRIMAC, METHUEN, NEWBURY, NEWBURYPORT, NORTH ANDOVER, ROWLEY, SALISBURY, WEST NEWBURY

Service Types

  • Family Support
  • Group Homes
  • Job Counseling

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Arc
  • Communication
  • Community Supports Program
  • Counseling
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Health Care
  • Information/Referral
  • Jobs
  • Medical
  • Personal Care
  • Relationships/Friendships
  • Self-Advocacy Training
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, MassHealth, Medicare, Personal Funds