Monadnock Developmental Services provides assistance to children and adults with developmental and related disabilities so that they may live, work and go to school in their communities.Those eligible to receive services from MDS are children (0-21) and adults (21+) with disabilities including Intellectual Disability, Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Epilepsy, and severe Learning Disabilities. We also provide support for children with chronic health conditions, adults with an Acquired Brain Disorder, and Early Supports & Services for children under age 3 with developmental delays.

Children’s Service Coordination (CSC) – works with families to determine the best combination of supports for children up to age 21. Includes Early Supports and Services (ESS)Partners in Health, and In-Home Supports.

Adult Service Coordination (ASC) – works with individuals over age 21 to identify and develop the support they need to live in their community.


How does the intake process work?
First step for those seeking services is to go through Intake at MDS. The Intake Coordinator at MDS can help determine eligibility for your family member. Visit the DHHS website for information on eligibility requirements, which are prescribed by State (BDS) and Federal (CMS) regulations.

To find out about eligibility, call 603-352-1304 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.who can inform you and lead you through the eligibility process, and then also help in setting up services once eligibility is determined.



The website of the Bureau of Developmental Services at the NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) gives the most updated and specific guidelines for eligibility for:

Acquired Brain Disorder Services

Adult Services

Children & Adolescent Services

Family Centered Early Supports and Services

Family Support Services

Medicaid for Employed Adults with Disabilities (MEAD)