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Health and Safety Alert – Misappropriation

Misappropriation The Department of Developmental Disabilities collects data about misappropriation, or theft, through Major Unusual Incidents (MUI) reporting. In 2016, there were 901 substantiated, or confirmed, theft allegations involving people with developmental disabilities in Ohio. Theft allegations made up almost 7 percent of all MUIs, with 66 percent of those cases substantiated that year. Please …

What is Medicaid Managed Care?

Free Regional Informational Forums for People with Developmental Disabilities, Parents and Families Managed Care is a new health care coordination service offered through the Ohio Department of Medicaid. If you or a loved one receives funding through a state funded developmental disabilities waiver, you or your family are newly eligible for Managed Care as of 2017. …

Buddy Walk of the Valley to be held Sunday, September 24

Join us on Sunday, September 24, 2017 for the 10th Anniversary Buddy Walk ® of the Valley at Eastwood Field at the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles, Ohio.  It will be a day of friendship, entertainment, and celebration for the whole family. Whether you have  Down syndrome, love someone who does, or just want to …

YSU Center for Human Services Development Strategic Planning Survey

Youngstown State University Center for Human Services Development: MCBDD Strategic Planning Feedback Survey Survey Link   The Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities has collaborated with Youngstown State University’s Center for Human Services Development (Center) to identify and address the needs of individuals who use services through the MCBDD. The Center is hoping to get honest …

Benchmark Update for MCBDD

Benchmark Update for MCBDD The Center for Medicaid Services (CMS) has declared the way County Board’s in Ohio provide services for individuals with disabilities  a conflict of interest.   The new rules prohibit County Boards from providing case management and direct services to individuals with developmental disabilities who receive federal waiver funds.  As of 2024, County  Boards of DD will …

Arc of Ohio Update

Update: 8-1-17 The Arc of Ohio is a statewide membership association made up of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, friends, interested citizens and professionals.

Staffing Update

To All, As part of our ongoing transition process, I would like to announce several changes involving our Adult Services Management structure. Beginning September 5, 2017, George Gabriel will be assuming the role of an SSA Supervisor within the Community Services Department. On this same date Brian Meenachan will replace George as the Facility Director …

Always There Food Drive

I wanted to express my thanks to all of you that participated in the most recent Week of Service Food Drive. Together we donated 1,218 pounds of food and $535 to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Your generosity will go towards helping a great number of people in our community. Thank you again for taking …

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