Executive Office of Health and Human Services is comprised of 12 state agencies, including the Dept .of Developmental Services, Dept. of Mental Health, Mass. Rehabilitation Commission, Mass. Commission for the Blind, MassHealth, and more.
Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services
Department of Developmental Services (DDS) provides services and supports for people with developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, acquired brain injury (ABI) and autism spectrum disorder.
MassHealth includes Medicaid for individuals, families and people with disabilities, seniors and people needing long term care, as well as the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) is responsible for Vocational Rehabilitation, Community Living including acquired brain injury, and eligibility determination for the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) federal benefits programs.
Department of Mental Health (DMH) provides services to individuals and families in various stages of clinical treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery from serious and persistent mental illnesses.
Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) provides rehabilitation and social services for people who are legally blind and qualifying individuals who have low vision with a progressive visual impairment.
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) is the principal agency serving people of all ages who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Department of Transitional Assistance assists and empowers low-income individuals and families through direct cash benefits and food assistance, as well as workforce training opportunities.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides subsidized housing to eligible low-income residents, the elderly and the disabled. (Section 8)