Provider Information

Lawrence County DD partners with numerous local agencies and independent providers that deliver high-quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities living in Lawrence County.

Independent providers and agencies who are currently certified to work in Lawrence County are listed on the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities website:  Provider Search Website

If you looking to become a direct support professional and are seeking information on our current providers in our county (and if they are hiring), please go to the following link  DSP Ohio

If you are already a provider and are looking for training courses, you can click here for an online options

More information is available at LCDD's SSA department at 740-532-0406

Minimum Certification Qualifications

You must be at least 18 years of age
You must hold a high school diploma or GED
You must have a valid social security number and one form of identification such as a state of Ohio identification card, valid driver’s license, or other government issued photo identification.
You must not be on the abuser registry
You must not be on the nurse aide registry
You must be able to read, write, and understand English in a way to communicate with clients
You must hold a valid American Red Cross (or equivalent certification) in first aid.
You must hold a valid American Red Cross (or equivalent certification) in CPR.
You must complete 8 hours of training in the following topics. Overview of serving individuals with Developmental Disabilities, Rights of individuals, Overview of basic principles and requirements of providing home and community based services, Incidents adversely affecting health and safety, Universal precautions for infection control.

Background Check Law
This is the law that requires independent providers to have a fingerprint background check.

MUI Rule
A copy of Ohio Administrative Code relating to the reporting the abuse and neglect and other adverse incidents involving people with DD
View text-based website