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Services to Individuals with Disabilities

Developmental Disabilities Division
Developmental Disabilities services provide support and training to individuals and families in order to maximize community and family inclusion, independence, and self-sufficiency; to prevent institutionalization; and to enable institutionalized individuals to return to the community.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation provides training and employment services to individuals with disabilities so they can become and remain employed.

Other programs within the realm of Disability Services

Disability Determination Services
Disability Determination Services provides eligibility decisions on behalf of applicants to the Social Security Administration.
Early Intervention Program
The Early Intervention Program is designed to identify in the earliest stages children at risk of developmental delays and to provide early assistance because the right help can make all the difference.
Vision Services
Vision Services help individuals with visual impairments so they can maintain independence in their home environments.
Independent Living Services
The purpose of Independent Living Services is to eliminate barriers and to provide assistance to individuals with disabilities so they can live and work more independently in their homes and communities.
ND State Council on Developmental Disabilities
The Council administers the federal Developmental Disabilities Basic State Grant Program and supports projects and activities that maximize opportunities for people who have developmental disabilities and their families. Areas of emphasis include employment opportunities, integration and inclusion and empowerment.
Business Services
Business Services provides consultation, technical assistance and information to businesses so they can have an available source of qualified employees and receive solutions to disability-related issues.
Client Assistance Program (CAP)
The Client Assistance Program (CAP) provides advocacy, consultation, education, and referral to individuals who are seeking or receiving vocational rehabilitation services and independent living services so they can resolve issues and receive the services they are eligible to receive.

Other programs

ND ASSISTIVE connects people of all ages and abilities to assistive technology (AT) devices and services to help them learn in school, work, access the community, and live safely and more independently in the home of their choice. Since 1993, ND ASSISTIVE has been one of the 56 AT Act programs in the United States, providing a range of services to increase awareness of and access to assistive technology for people in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. In addition, ND ASSISTIVE administers several other state and federal contracts and delivers AT services on a fee-for-service basis.

Please select one of the above programs for more information.

Developmental Disabilities Division

1237 W Divide Ave, Suite 1A
Bismarck, ND 58501-1208
Phone: (701) 328-8930
Toll Free: (800) 755-8529
ND Relay TTY: (800) 366-6888
Fax: (701) 328-8969

ND Vocational Rehabilitation

1237 W Divide Ave, Suite 1B
Bismarck, ND 58501-1208
Phone: (701) 328-8950
Toll Free: (800) 755-2745
ND Relay TTY: (800) 366-6888
Fax: (701) 328-8969


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