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For more information on the Hawai`i DD Council, visit the website available at: http://www.hiddc.org.

Department of Health

The mission of the Department of Health (DOH) is to protect and improve the health and environment for all people in Hawai`i.3

For more information on the DOH, visit the website available at: http://www.hawaii.gov/health.html.

Developmental Disabilities Division

The mission of the DOH’s Developmental Disabilities Division (DDD) is to assure that there is a state system of supports and services for persons with developmental disabilities or mental retardation (DD/MR), which includes principles of self-determination and incorporates individualized funding, person-centered planning and community services.”4  

For more information on the DDD, visit the website available at: http://www.hawaii.gov/health/disability-services/developmental/index.html.

Case Management and Information Services Branch

The mission of the DDD’s Case Management and Information Services Branch (CMISB) states that, “The CMISB is dedicated to the support of persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities to choose and achieve their individual goals.”5  The case managers that work for this branch will help you to access the services you need.

For more information on the CMISB, visit the website available at: http://www.cmisb.org/about.htm.

Department of Human Services

3 This information was taken from the Department of Health website available at http://www.hawaii.gov/health.html.

4 This information was taken from the Developmental Disabilities Division website, available at http://www.hawaii.gov/health/disability-services/developmental/index.html.

5 This information was taken from the Case Management and Information Services Branch website available at http://www.cmisb.org/about.htm.

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