Warren County Developmental Disabilities Board
Warren County Senate Bill 40

Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Warren County Developmental Disabilities Board (Warren Co. DD Board) to promote quality services for persons who have developmental disabilities and reside in Warren County.

Who’s Who
The Warren Co. DD Board is a political subdivision of Warren County government. The Board provides service coordination to persons 15 years and older who reside in Warren County and have a developmental disability. In addition to service coordination, the Board also provides grant funding to various independent agencies that provide services to Warren County residents who have a developmental disability. Grant funding is currently provided to Warren County Handicapped Services, Warren County Sheltered Workshop, TEMCO sheltered workshop, Emmaus Homes, Exceptional Equestrians of the Missouri Valley, Youth In Need, and Family Advocacy and Community Training (F.A.C.T.).

Executive Director:   Anita Contreras
Administrative Assistant:  Michelle Dixon
Service Coordinators:    Allison Williams, Chelsea Gardner, Terri Drury, Sue Parker, Barb Hopkins

Services Available/Provided/Purchased
The service coordinators assist families and individuals to find and access community resources. A variety of community-based services are available for eligible persons who have a developmental disability and their families.  These services include (but are not limited to) personal assistance, transportation, behavior support, day services, adaptive equipment and medical supplies, home and vehicle modifications, therapies, family support (respite, advocacy training,), autism services, behavioral support, employment, non-routine dental treatment, therapeutic horseback riding, recreation (summer and year-round), and residential.

Eligibility for service coordination is determined by the Missouri Dept. of Mental Health Division of Developmental Disabilities, using criteria of the Missouri definition of developmental disability. The Warren County DD Board office provides assistance to complete the applications and will initiate the eligibility determination process. Please call the office at 636-456-4347, or stop by. The office is conveniently located in downtown Warrenton, at 210 E. Booneslick (across the street from Brewskies Restaurant).

Board of Directors Meetings
The Board of Directors meets at least four times during each calendar year. If you are interested in attending any of the meetings, please contact the office for the dates and times.

Contact Information
Warren Co. Dev. Disabilities Board
210 E. Booneslick
Warrenton, MO 63383
Anita Contreras
Phone: 636-456-4347
Fax: 636-456-0366