Lee’s Summit is rated one of America’s healthiest cities by utilizing an integrated health and human services network providing services easily accessible to all its citizens whether or not they are insured. In collaboration with its charitable organizations, the City’s health system has developed the resources to assist in providing access to preventative measures, therapy, education, treatment and support to the entire community including the disadvantaged and most vulnerable.

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Kansas City Regional Office for Developmental Disabilities through the Department of Mental Health

821 E Admiral Blvd.

Kansas City, Mo.  64106

(816) 889-3027



Mission: The mission of DMH-DD is prevention, treatment and promotion of public understanding for Missourians with developmental disabilities.  

Priorities: Self-Determination, Supporting Families, Individual Services and Supports Accessible Housing and Employment First.

Programs: The Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities (DD) serves individuals with developmental disabilities such as cognitive disabilities, cerebral palsy, head injuries, autism, epilepsy and certain learning disabilities.

Kansas City Regional Office is the primary point of entry for the following counties: Platte, Clay, Ray, Jackson, Lafayette, Cass, Johnson and Bates.  Kansas City does not provide paid services.  However, regional offices purchase services from contracted agencies licensed by the Department of Mental Health or other national accrediting agencies.

Support Coordination is available in every county.  Support Coordinators provide case management and are responsible for assisting with advocacy, linking people to services and assuring the health and safety of the individual supported.  Regional Office staff are available to explain support coordination in your county.

It is very important that everything we do is uniquely created for that person.  It is all structured around the individual’s needs.