North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS)

Address: 2001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2001
Phone: (919) 855-4800 Website:

Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities & Substance Abuse (MHDDSA)
MHDDSA Contacts:
MHDDSA Webpage:

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (NCDVRS)
2801 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2801

NCDVRS Contacts by Service/Program

NCDVRS Webpage 

Disability Services/Resources Page

DHHS Website 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the largest agency in state government, responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well being of all North Carolinians, providing the human service needs for fragile populations like the mentally ill, deaf, blind and developmentally disabled, and helping poor North Carolinians achieve economic independence.

DHHS Disability Services include but are not limited to the following: (Please see our ""Disability Services/ Resources"" Page for complete details)

Advocating for People with Disabilities
Children Services: Prenatal, Infants, and Preschool
Children Services: 5 to 22 years
Communication and Technology, All Ages

Developmental Disabilities and Special Needs, All Ages
Employment Info for Job Seekers (ages 16 and up)
Family Supports, All Ages
Institutional Care, All Ages
Living Independently
Income Support
Medical Services
Residential Care

Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities & Substance Abuse (MHDDSA) – to promote excellence in prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation programs for persons with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse disorders in North Carolina.

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services-  provides counseling, training, education, transportation, job placement, assistive technology and other support services. These services are provided to people with physical, psychiatric or intellectual disabilities to assist them with living independently and with finding a job and staying on the job.

Services: (Please see our webpage for details)

Employment Services If you’re interested in how we can help you prepare for a job or help you stay on the job with your disability.

Services for Business If you’re interested in hiring individuals screened to match your job requirements and in learning about other ways we can serve your business.

Independent Living Services If you’d like to live more independently and take a more active part in the life of your family and community.

Assistive Technology If you’d like to learn more about tools and technology that can assist you with your disability. Client Assistance Program If you’d like to know about your rights as a consumer of DVRS services.

Disability Determination Services If you’d like to know more about Social Security and Medicaid benefit payments.


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