DD Advisory Council

The mission of the DDAC is to provide advisory oversight on matters relating to the care, services, and supports of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

The council advises DBHDD regarding:

  • assuring that the Department follows best practices in their services to people with intellectual/ developmental disabilities.
  • assuring that the Department’s programs for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities provide quality services in a cost effective manner.
  • recommending improvements to the Division for existing programs serving people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • recommending development and implementation of additional programs for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in Georgia.
  • reviewing the Department’s policy and making recommendations regarding the adherence to the Department’s mission, the cost of proposed policies and amendments and the potential implications of  implementation of the policies/revisions.
  • facilitating communication among Department and Division staff, providers of services, service recipients, parents/guardians/advocates of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, and other public and private entities involved in delivering services to people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

2018-2019 Meetings

Next meeting:
January 18, 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.
River Edge Behavioral Health
175 Emery Hwy, Macon, GA 31217

Past Meetings Archive


Interested in serving on the DDAC? Complete your DD Advisory Council Candidate Application.

Read more about the Council and its members:
DD Advisory Council Members
DD Advisory Council Bylaws

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