Remembering Robert W. Franks, 1919-2017

Remembering Robert W. Franks, 1919-2017

It's with deep sadness that we share that Robert W. Franks, first Chairman of the Board of Hamilton County DD Services, passed away last week at the age of 97.

Welcome, Steve!

Welcome, Steve!

Stephen J. Jones was recently appointed to the Board of Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services (HCDDS) by Hamilton County Commissioners. 

December 2016

December 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, I’d like to take this opportunity to reflect on the past year. Our system of supporting individuals with developmental disabilities continues to undergo major changes to the traditional way services have been delivered for the past 40 years. Despite these changes and the uncertainty about the future, the dedication and care exhibited by our staff has been incredible. 

2017 Annual Plan Draft

2017 Annual Plan Draft

The draft of Hamilton County DD Services' 2017 Annual Plan is now available online. Each of the 10 goals follows to fundamental beliefs: move toward integration in everything we do and build the capacity of community organizations to meet the needs of people with disabilities.


Community integration for all people with developmental disabilities.


Promote and support opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to live, work, learn and fully participate in their communities.


The Board of Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services adopted a new vision and mission in December, as well as a statement of strategic direction.

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January 05, 2017

Due to the winter weather, HCDDS will be open with no transportation today, January 5, 2017. 

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