Visit Our Neighborhood!

Learn about community resources at the 2016 Street Fair on Saturday, October 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Whipple-Dale Center. More than 85 providers, agencies and organizations will be here to help you. Download information here.


Welcome to the Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Stark DD) Website! 
Stark DD provides services from infancy onward to 
over 3,000 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.


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

Stark DD also provides residential care in the community with appropriate supports based on individual needs. In addition to a variety of programs, Stark DD also provides transportation throughout Stark County to more than 500 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.