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    Contact DDA

    ​​​​​​​​​About ​> Contact

    The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) maintains five offices across Maryland, including one Headquarters and four Regional Offices.​​ ​We also operate several specialist units to assist the public with specific requests. ​Most inquiries about services are best handled by the Regional Office for the county in which you reside.

    Central Maryland Regional Office (CMRO)

    (Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Harford County, Howard County)

    • Telephone: (410) 234-8200​
    • Maryland Relay: (800) 735-2258
    • Toll Free: (877) 874-2494
    • FAX: (410) 234-8397
    • Address: 1401 Severn Street, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD​ 21230

    Click here for contact information for CMRO staff​

    Eastern Shore Regional Office (ESRO)

    (Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties)

    • Telephone: (410) 572-5920
    • TDD: (800) 735-2258​
    • Toll Free: (888) 219-0478
    • FAX: (410) 572-5988
    • Address: 926 Snow Hill Road, Building 100, Salisbury, MD 21804

    Click here for contact information for ESRO staff

    Southern Maryland Regional Office (SMRO)

    (Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince George's, and St. Mary's Counties)

    • Telephone: (301) 362-5100
    • TDD: (301) 362-5131
    • Toll Free: (888) 207-2479
    • FAX: (301) 362-5130
    • Address: DDA - Southern Maryland Regional Office, 312 Marshall Ave., 7th Floor, Laurel MD 20707​​

    Click here for contact information for SMRO staff

    Western Maryland Regional Office (WMRO)

    (Allegany County, Carroll County, Frederick County, Garrett County, Washington County)

    • Telephone: (301) 791-4670
    • Maryland Relay: (800) 735-2258
    • Toll Free: (888) 791-0193
    • FAX: (301) 791-4019
    • Address: 1360 Marshall Street, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

    Click here for contact information for WMRO staff

    DDA Headquarters

    • Telephone: (410) 767-5600
    • Fax: (410) 767-5850
    • Toll Free: (844) 253-8694
    • Address: 201 West Preston Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201​
    Click here for contact information for Headquarters staff

    Click here to contact the DDA Webmaster

    Constituent Services

    The Constituent Services Program provides an avenue to request information, assistance, or resolution of problems with the DDA service system or the DDA's contracted service providers. 

    Click here for more information about Constituent Services.

    Advocacy Support Unit

    DDA's Advocacy Specialists are self-advocates. Advocating for ourselves and others, we can support people who receive DDA services to get the supports they want and need.

    Click here for more information about the Advocacy Support Unit.

    Report Abuse or Concern

    If you see something, say something.

    If you believe you are being abused – Tell someone – keep telling people until someone listens and helps you get out of that situation. If you witness or suspect abuse or neglect of any individual receiving services, you are required to report it.

    Click here for more information about reporting.

    Public Information Act (PIA) Requests

    As part of Maryland's state government, DDA regularly responds to Public Information Act requests from people in services, caregivers, providers, journalists, and other stakeholders. The PIA Officer helps to coordinate PIA requests to ensure maximum transparency while protecting individual privacy.

    Amy Daugherty, DDA PIA Officer
    Email: amy.daugherty@maryland.gov