First step for those seeking services is to go through Intake at MDS to help determine eligibility for your family member. The DHHS website has detailed information on eligibility requirements that might be helpful. Eligibility is prescribed by state (BDS) and federal (CMS) regulations. To find out about eligibility, call 603-352-1304 or email the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who can inform you and lead you through the eligibility process, and then also help in setting up services once eligibility is determined.

MDS services and supports are provided by:

Children’s Service Coordination (CSC) – works with families to determine the best combination of supports for children up to age 21. Includes Early Supports and Services (ESS)Partners in Health, and In-Home Supports.

Adult Service Coordination (ASC) – works with individuals over age 21 to identify and develop the support they need to live in their community.

Self Directed Services (SDS) - works directly with families to manage adult services

Specialty Services – provides Intake, Respite, Transportation, and Nursing.

MDS Birth to Three – provides early intervention services for children aged 3 and under who have a developmental delay.

MDS-ISO (Individual Services Option) – provides direct support to people so they can live in their home, go to work, and participate as valued community members.

Monadnock Center for Successful Transitions (MCST) – offers employment support and transition resources to students and adults with a wide variety of disabilities.

Partners in Health (PIH) - offers community-based family support to address the needs of families who have children with chronic health conditions.

Provider Agencies – work directly with individuals served by MDS to provide residential, employment and other supports.


 Services at MDS

MDS services include:

Consulting on disabilities issues

Service coordination

Family support services

Family Council

Supported living services

Self-Directed Services (SDS)

Partners in Health

Project SEARCH

Vocational supports

Recreational supports

Consumer benefits coordination and assistance

Training and educational opportunities

Quality Improvement