General Resources

Project Sustainability
is a collaborative effort focused on developing a system that supports individual choice and self-direction, provides equitable assessment and transparent rate methodology, and above all, is sustainable. Find out more about Project Sustainability.

Access to Public Records
is provided via the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (“BHDDH”) and  considers the confidentiality of its records a priority under federal and state laws, but recognizes the right of access to public records pursuant to the Access to Public Records Act, Rhode Island General Laws § 38-2-1, et.seq. and has written procedures regarding access to public records. Find out more about Access to Public Records.

Developmental Disabilities (DD) Regulations
, BHDDH provides an overview of developmental disabilities regulations communication for Agencies Providing Services to Adults with Developmental Disabilities Find out more about the Response to Comments on DD Regulations.

BHDDH’s Rules and Regulations
: A comprehensive listing of BHDDH departmental rules and regulations can be found at the Rhode Island Office of the Secretary of State’s website. Find Rules and Regulations.

Mental Health Services
provide case management and supportive assistance to individuals in order to attain the goals of their behavioral health treatment plan, as well as access to medical, social, educational and other services essential to meeting basic human needs.  Find out more about Mental Health Services.

Substance Abuse Services
and provider list provided as a resource to find clinically appropriate Substance Abuse Treatment resources and level of care. Find out more about Substance Abuse Services.

Services for People with Developmental Disabilities:
BHDDH provides services/supports adults with developmental disabilities. These services are both privately operated and publicly operated and they are typically funded in three board categories: Residential Services, Day/Employment Services and Family Supports. Find out about Services for People with Developmental Disabilities.


BHDDH provides a list of Alcohol Server Training Programs that have been certified by the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals. Find Alcohol Server Training Programs.
BHDDH provides a list of the following Service Providers:

  • Division of Developmental Disabilities Providers
  • Division of Behavioral Healthcare – Mental Health Providers
  • Division of Behavioral Healthcare – Substance Abuse Providers.

Find these Lists of Service Providers at the BHDDH website.

Shared Living Resources and a list of agencies authorized to provide share living arrangements for individuals with a disability who is interested in pursuing a shared living arrangement. Find out about Shared Living Resources and Arrangements.