Developmental Diversity Program

Programa de Diversidades de Desarollo

The Benton County Developmental Diversity Program provides support for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  We are the point of access to services and support for people in Benton County.  Participation in the program is voluntary.  Our community is stronger when the diversity of all its members is supported.

The Benton County Developmental Diversity Program offers the following services and supports:

  • Coordination of services and supports
  • Connection to community resources
  • Access to supported housing, jobs, and transportation.
  • Access to in-home support and respite
  • Support for parents and families
  • Mental health support
  • Quality assurance and protective services
  • Licensing and monitoring

Who is eligible for services?

We serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that meet state criteria for eligible diagnoses and level of functioning.  The onset of the qualifying condition must be before age 22.  Potentially qualifying diagnoses may include intellectual disability, autism, traumatic brain injury, fetal neurological disorders, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, or other conditions whose origin is in the brain.

We can help you figure out which services and support are available.  You are welcome to complete the application below or call our eligibility specialist at 541-766-6130.