The N.D. Department of Human Services offers various programs and services that help people with disabilities and their families live meaningful and productive lives.
Developmental Disabilities Services
Individuals with mental retardation or individuals with related conditions and similar needs may be eligible for developmental disabilities services.
Community services authorized and coordinated through case managers include:
Early Intervention Services
The Infant Development program identifies children ages 0 - 3 years who are at-risk of developmental delays or disabilities. It also provides families with information, training, and services to assist them in meeting their children's needs.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation provides planning and services to help people with disabilities find and keep a job that matches their skills, interests, and abilities.
Services may include:
Services to assist businesses find solutions to their disability-related issues.
1015 South Broadway, Suite 21
Minot, ND 58701-4667
Phone: (701) 857-8642
Fax: (701) 857-8648
Toll Free: (888) 470-6968
ND Relay TTY: (800) 366-6888
North Dakota Client Assistance Program (CAP)
The Client Assistance Program is an independent program that advocates for people with disabilities in North Dakota who are seeking or receiving services through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation Projects, and Independent Living Centers.
The program offers information and referrals, negotiation services, mediation, and assistance with fair hearings for clients and program applicants.
Interagency Program for Assistive Technology (IPAT)
The N.D. Department of Human Services contracts with the Interagency Program for Assistive Technology to provide people with disabilities or people with changing abilities access to adaptive equipment and assistive technology.
3240 15th St. S., Suite B
Fargo, ND 58104
Phone: (701) 365-4728
Toll Free: (800) 895-4728
Fax: (701) 365-6242
400 East Broadway, Suite 501
Bismarck, ND 58501
Toll Free: (888) 540-4728
Fax: (701) 258-7474