In July 2009, the Disability Services Division (DSD) of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) was restructured under the Medicaid and Health Services Branch of DPHHS. In January 2010, the name was changed to Developmental Services Division.
Services are now provided through its primary programs:
Children’s Mental Health Bureau
The Children’s Mental Health Bureau provides care and support to individuals under 18 years of age who have been diagnosed with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED).
Developmental Disabilities Program
The Developmental Disabilities Program contracts with private, non-profit corporations to provide services across the lifespan for individuals who have developmental disabilities and their families. The focus of the program is to tailor care to the individual and provide it in as natural environment as possible.
Intensive Behavior Center (IBC)
The Intensive Behavior Center (IBC) is an intensive, short-term treatment facility in Boulder MT for individuals who have intellectual disabilities. IBC is a 12-bed facility that provides an environment for building healthy, effective, and fulfilling lives so those receiving treatment can live successfully in the community after discharge.
Developmental Services Division
111 Sanders, PO Box 4210
Helena, MT 59604
Toll Free Number: 877-296-1197
Voice/Hearing and Speech Impaired 406-444-2590
Rebecca de Camara