The Coordinating Center partners with the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) to provide Coordination of Community Services (CCS) for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Our expert Coordinators can help you plan for the future, and meet your personal goals.
How The Coordinating Center Can Help
- Eligibility Assistance: Guide you and your family through the DDA eligibility determination process.
- Waiting List Coordination: Connect you with community resources while waiting to be enrolled into the DDA waiver program.
- Waiver Enrollment: Help you to secure and retain enrollment in the appropriate DDA Waiver.
- Coordination of Community Services: Assist you in the development of a person-centered plan to meet your desired goals for a meaningful life. Provide assistance with accessing service providers and community resources.
- Transitioning Youth Services: Facilitate your transition to adult services and other types of DDA services.
- START: A comprehensive model of service supports that optimizes independence, treatment, and community living for individuals with IDD and behavioral health needs. The Center is now the only CCS agency in the State of Maryland participating in START.
The Coordinating Center is a provider of CCS and START in the following regions. To contact the DDA in your region click the links below:
- Central Maryland Region: Anne Arundel, Baltimore City, Baltimore, Harford, and Howard Counties.
- Eastern Shore Region: Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties.
- Southern Maryland Region: Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince George’s, and St. Mary’s Counties.
Services We Coordinate
- Adaptive Equipment
- Aﬀordable Housing
- Assistive Technology
- Behavioral Health Services
- Caregiver Support
- Durable Medical Equipment
- Employment/Vocational Services
- Federal/State Beneﬁts
- Future Planning
- Medical Support
- Respite Care
- Social Needs
- Utility Support
- Other Community Resources