Welcome to the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities

The Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities offers a wide variety of programs and services designs to emphasize the abilities of everyone.  Please follow the Quick Start Guide link below for an overview of these programs.  If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our Community Services Department at 330-799-9039

Quick Start Guide

Our Mission

Providing opportunities that maximize quality of life through collaboration and connection to the community.



Job Opening

The MCBDD currently has job openings for the following positions:  Service and Support Administrators    

For more information on careers at MCBDD, click HERE


Garden Ability, HANDS-ON Gardening & Crafting Fun

On Sunday February 25, 2018 from 1:00pm Р3:00pm at the American Legion Post 737 Banquet Hall (right side parking lot), 16465 Milton Ave, Lake Milton, OH (Wheelchair Accessible Entrance)  Autism Ability Advocates, Inc. will sponsor a Garden Ability Hands On Gardening & Crafting Fun Activity.

Come with your loved-one to enjoy a GREEN sensory experience in a room full of friends! Our focus will be on micro-greens and sprouting. This day of ORGANIC fun is open to ALL exceptional individuals. Registration is $10.00. Space is limited. Claim your spot by e-mailing us back today at dsautismadvocate@att.net

A parent or caretaker is required to attend the entire session. Siblings are welcome to register for an additional $10.00 each.

Follow the link below for more information

Garden Ability Flyer


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Job Opening

The MCBDD currently has a job opening for the following position: Service & Support Administrator

For more information on careers at MCBDD, click HERE


Semi-Annual Benchmark Report

Please follow the link below to view the semi-annual benchmark report we must provide to DODD as part of our downsizing efforts. This report is required under OAC 5123:2-9-11 (D)(2)(3).

Mahoning Semi-annual Benchmark Progress Report – December 2017

For more news items, click HERE


Job Opening

The MCBDD currently has a job opening for the following position: Service & Support Administrator Supervisor

For more information on careers at MCBDD, click HERE

  MCBDD Programs

Early Intervention (Birth to age 3)

Early Intervention (EI)  services support families of infants and toddlers, from birth to age three, with developmental delays and disabilities. Starting intervention early is the key to improving a child’s ability to learn and grow. EI professionals will partner with you every step of the way in promoting your child’s learning and development during the first three years.

To Learn More about Early Intervention, Click HERE

Leonard Kirtz School Age 6 to age 22)

Leonard Kirtz School (LKS) is a chartered public school, which provides comprehensive programs and education for students between the ages of 6 and 22 with developmental disabilities. The content of the program is designed to provide social, academic, and vocational programs geared to the individual functioning level of each student.

To learn more about Leonard Kirtz School, click HERE

Adult Services

Mahoning County Adult Services Company (MASCO)  is a non-profit company which employs individuals in adult day services sites. MASCO, Inc. is a contract agency of the Mahoning County Board of DD. In addition to paid work and vocational services, the Mahoning County Board of DD provides a wide range of habilitation services.

To Learn more about the Adult Services Programs, click HERE


Special Recognitions

Each month at the MCBDD Board meeting honorees are recognized from each program facility and Community Services for outstanding achievement.

To view the current Special Recognitions, please click HERE



To View the next issue of the Communicator Newsletter, learn more about the MCBDD Strategic Plan, Parent and guardian handbook and other publications,  Click HERE



To view a current calendar of activities. please click HERE  or to view a PD of current calendar of activities, please follow the link below

January 2018 Activity Calendar

 The Board

The Board of Directors of the MCBDD is comprised of seven members who are appointed by the Mahoning County Commissioners or the Probate Judge. The law requires that at least three of the Board members are family members of individuals who either receive, or are eligible to receive, services from the Board. All Board members serve on a voluntary basis with no compensation for their services. More…


Our team is committed to provide quality services to every person eligible for the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities programs services for as long as they need them.¬†More…


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