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Community Providers


To be eligible for services, an individual must be at least 16 years of age, a resident of Gallia County and have a developmental disability as defined by Ohio legislation.  An employee of the County Board of DD will assist you in determining eligibility by calling the County Board SSA department at (740)446-6902.


  • Day Services - Activities are provided to eligible individuals that emphasize on social skills, self-help skills, behavioral support, communication, motor skills, independent living skills, community integration and awareness, health education and safety.
  • Employment - Vocational training and work experience are provided to individuals in a sheltered environment.  Current contract work includes: lawn care, labeling and packaging, box assembly and janitorial work.
  • Referral to Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) - Assistance in locating and support for Community Employment.
  • Transportation - Transportation is provided to and from the Adult Service Center by the way of three 16-passenger, air-conditioned shuttle buses that are wheelchair accessible.
  • Recreation - Activities that are offered to all enrollees who attend day services at Gallco include: arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games, movies, shopping trips, library, festivals, computer games, picnics and exercising.

It is our goal to provide a quality service that promotes individual choice and to achieve a life of increasing capability.  Through a variety of coordinated service, enrollees are provided the opportunity to grow, learn and develop valuable life skills, which enhance their abilities to participate in the workplace and in their community.

Gallia County Board of Developmental Disabilities