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Developmental Disabilities


To guide individuals with Developmental Disabilities in their choice of supports that promote
well-being, independence and integration. We believe in helping individuals lead fulfilling lives and reach their potential.

Service Coordination

The Polk County Developmental Disabilities Program offers service coordination to individuals who are eligible for services due to an intellectual disability and/or a developmental disability. This is in accordance with the Oregon Administrative Rule 411-320-0010. It states, "Service Coordination means an organized service to assist individuals to select, obtain, and utilize resources and services."

Services Provided

  • Eligibility Determination
  • Protective Services
  • Resource and Referral
  • Arrange for and/or provide Technical Assistance
  • Crisis Diversion Services
  • Gateway to Adult Support Service Brokerage
  • Family Support Services
  • Residential and Vocational Development
  • Monitor State Funded Services
  • High-School Transition Planning
  • Advocacy

Service Coordination services are offered at no cost to the individual/family. Direct care services (for example, respite, residential and vocational services) are available, as funds are available.

Community Resources



Resource Telephone Number
Polk County Developmental Disabilities Program (503) 831-5969
Polk County Behavioral Health (503) 623-9289
NW Seniors & Disability Services (503) 831-0581
Social Security Administration (866) 593-1559
Children's Guild (503) 370-8990
Vocational Rehab (503) 378-2483
Child Development Rehabilitation Center (800) 452-3563
Sable House (Crisis Hotline) (503) 623-4033
Northwest Human Services (Crisis Hotline) (800) 560-5535
Polk Community Action Resource Center
(Energy/Rent Assistance)
(503) 623-8429
West Valley Housing Authority (503) 623-8387
Early Intervention (503) 435-5900
The Arc of Polk County (503) 581-2726
Wheels/Dial-a-Ride (503) 585-5187
Disability Rights Oregon (800) 452-1694