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  • Developmental Services

    The Developmental Services division plans, develops, and implements services for Virginia Beach residents with intellectual disabilities and their families through the provision of person centered services designed to provide opportunities to individuals who have intellectual ​disabilities to become self-directing and contributing members of our community.

  • Developmental Services

    Services offered include, case management, employment, family support, residential, and infant programs. You may ask to speak with an Admissions Coordinator to discuss eligibility. If you, or the Admissions Coordinator, feel you may meet eligibility an Admissions Packet will be sent to you. 

    If you do not wish to speak with an Admissions Coordinator but feel you or your family member meets requirements you may call (757) 385-0600 and ask for a packet to be sent to you.

    Once the completed packet is returned, an appointment with Admissions will be scheduled. The admissions panel includes a Fee Clerk w​ho will determine fees based on the documentation provided. This meeting is free-of-charge. The completed packet must include the following:

    • ​Psychological evaluation (must state a diagnosis of Mental Retardation or Intellectually Disabled showing age of onset prior to age 18). An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is not acceptable
    • Proof of Virginia Beach residency (bill, driver’s license, bank statement, credit card statement)
    • Health Insurance Card
    • Birth Certificate​
    • Proof of income (if applying for a minor bring parent / guardian information)
    • Guardianship or Power of Attorney if applicable​​​

    ​​​​To apply for services, please call (757) 385-0600.