Resources Title

District of Columbia

1. State CHIP Program
DC Healthy Families Insurance Program

4601 N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203
(888) 557-1116

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 3
Tracie Dickson, Program Manager
Infant and Toddlers with Disabilities Office
Early Care and Education Administration
Department of Human Services
717 14th Street, N.W., Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 727-5371
E-mail

3. Education Support

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Dr. Marla C. Oakes, Executive Director
Office of Special Education
DC Public Schools
825 N. Capitol Street, N.E., 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5468
Web & E-mail
 
Department of Education: Special Education
Dr. Marla C. Oakes, Executive Director
Office of Special Education
DC Public Schools
825 N. Capitol Street, N.E., 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5468
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

DC Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Elizabeth Parker, Administrator
DC Rehabilitation Services Administration
Department of Human Services
810 First Street, N.E., 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-8663
E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Darlene Gripper, Transition Program Coordinator
DC Rehabilitation Services Administration
810 1st Street, N.E., 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-8085
E-mail

DCPS Office of Special Education
Genee Norbert, State Transition Program Coordinator
825 N. Capitol Street, NE, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5488
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Mary Brown, Executive Director
DC Developmental Disabilities Council
Department of Human Services
64 New York Avenue, N.E., Room 6161
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 671-4990
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

Mental Health
Amelia Missieledies, Acting Director
Child and Family Community Support Services
Department of Mental Health Community Support
821 Howard Road, S.E., 1st Floor
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 698-1838
E-mail

Mental Health Association of DC
Mary Gardiner Jones, President
1628 l6th Street, N.W., 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-6363
Web & E-mail

NAMI DC
Adrian Green, President
422 8th Street, S.E.
Washington, DC 20003-2832
(202) 546-0646
Web & E-mail

Mental Health Agency
Juanita H. Price, CEO
Community Service Agency
Department of Mental Health
1250 U Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 671-4010; (202) 698-2525
(202) 442-4202 (intake office)
E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Phyllis R. Magrab, Director
Center for Child and Human Development
Georgetown University
3300 Whitehaven Street, NW
P.O. Box 571485
Washington, DC 20057-1485
(202) 687-5000
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Jane Brown, Executive Director
University Legal Services: Protection and Advocacy
220 I Street, N.E., Suite 130
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 547-0198; (202) 547-2657 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

Updated: September, 2007
A publication of the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

 
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