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News Flash

COVID 19

Our office is continuing to monitor information regarding the COVID 19 virus.

We will continue business as usual at the County Board office; however, starting today, March 16, all meetings with Individuals and those receiving home-based Early Intervention Services and Therapies (OT, PT, and Speech) will be delivered by means of Go To Meeting, Skype, Zoom, Virtual or phone contact.  We will continue to work with teams, keep communication open, and use technology to ensure we are working together.  We ask that you please be patient as this process is new to staff. 

We ask that you follow the below criteria:

  • Limit Public Meetings

  • Utilize email and telephone communication as much as possible

  • Scan and Email documents to the office when possible, instead of personal delivery

  • If you are experiencing Flu like symptoms, please stay home and or seek medical care.

ODH has established a hotline which can be reached

7 days a week from 9 a. m. to 8 p. m.

The number is 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)

or

Brown County Health Department 937-378-6892

Thank you for your support as we do our part to slowing the spread of the

COVID-19 Virus.

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About Us

The Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities is a county agency committed to ensure individuals' of Brown County with developmental disabilities receives a variety of services, supports, and opportunities so they can live, work, learn, and enrich their lives within their communities.  Once a person with developmental disabilities becomes eligible, services and programs can begin at infancy, and continue for a lifetime.

The Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities serves residents of Brown County who meet the eligibility requirements for services.  Each adult applying for any service is administered the Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (OEDI) and children are administered the Children's Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (COEDI).  The OEDI and COEDI were developed by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities and all counties must use these for determining eligibility for DD Board Services (Paragraph C of Rule 5123:2-102 of the Administrative Code).

Due Process Appeal Rights are available to anyone applying for and found ineligible for services, or persons who receive services and who disagree with changes in those services.  The Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities helps people with their Due Process Appeal.

The Department of Job and Family Services complaint procedures are used for Medicaid services. Contact your Service and Support Administrator or the Job and Family Services office at (937) 378-6104. 

Complaints for Early Interveniton are filed with Ohio Department of Health at (614) 644-8389; or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or mail ODH/HMG, 246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Have Feedback?

We need your feedback to help us know what we are doing well and to improve our services and supports for you!  Please take a moment to email me, Lena Bradford.

325 W. State St., Bldg. A, Suite 2, Georgetown OH 45121
937.378.4891  |  Fax: 937.378.3585
Emergency Phone Number to Report UI's/MUI's After Hours: 937.725.0686