Next Board Meeting

The next meeting of the Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities will be on Tuesday, February 21 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Whipple-Dale Centre Cohen Room. The meeting is open to the public.


Welcome to the Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Stark DD) Website! 
Stark DD provides services from infancy onward to 
over 3,700 Stark County residents with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

The Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities Notice of Privacy Practices
Effective Date: April 14, 2003; Revised April, 2012
This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to the information.


2017 - 2020 Proposed Strategic Plan
Stark DD seeks input on proposed 2017-2020 Strategic Plan. Please download and review the complete plan here. The public is invited to attend public hearings on the proposed Strategic Plan on February 9 at either 10:30 a.m. or 6:00 p.m. at the Whipple-Dale Centre. If you are unable to attend, you may provide your feedback through our online survey.

School programs beginning with Early Intervention and Preschool, and continuing throughout the school-age years. For adults, Stark DD provides day habilitation programs and supported employment in the community. Senior citizens also benefit from specially designed programs that are integrated into the Stark community.

By leveraging federal, state and local funds, Stark DD also coordinates services for people with disabilities to live, work, and play in the community by organizing appropriate supports based on individual needs. In addition to a variety of programs, Stark DD also provides transportation throughout Stark County to more than 300 individuals, traveling more than one million miles annually.

For help reaching someone in a specific department, please call the Stark DD Main Switchboard at 330-477-5200.