State Services for People with Disabilities
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Department of Mental Health (DMH)

The Department of Mental Health (DMH) offers supports for people who have been diagnosed with mental health conditions and their family members.

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Department of Development Services (DDS)

The Department of Development Services (DDS) supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, with housing, case management, and other supports.

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Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD)

The Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) provides information about disability-related programs and rights, and can help people resolve disability-related issues.

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Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)

The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) investigates and resolves complaints of discrimination, including disability discrimination.

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Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) assists people and families with limited income to meet their basic needs by providing financial assistance to those who are eligible.

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Looking for other state services?

Contact the NAMI Mass COMPASS Helpline. COMPASS is available Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. Call us at 617-704-6264 or email us at compass@namimass.org.

Learn more about the NAMI Mass COMPASS Helpline.