Becoming A Provider - A Step By Step Guide

Select and Review the Checklist of Required Documents

Applicable services are listed on each checklist.  If you are unsure of the service in which you are applying, please contact the Provider Coordinator.  Working from the wrong checklist may delay the process.

Become an I/O, Level 1, or SELF Waiver Provider

In order to provide I/O, Level 1 or SELF Waiver services, each provider must be certified by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD). DCBDD is committed to supporting providers through the certification process, so please don't hesitate to call if you need assistance.

Requirement checklist for homemaker/personal care (HPC), transportation, adult family living, adult foster care and informal respite (non-family)

Requirement checklist for informal respite provided by a family member

Resources for training

Creating a provider user account

Applying for initial certification

Questions? Please contact Provider Certification at 800.617.6733, option 3.

Become a Locally-funded Service Provider

In order to become a provider of Locally-Funded services, each provider must enter into a contract with the Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Please contact our Provider Relations Coordinator at for more information.

Job Opportunities with Providers

DSPOhio is a unique, statewide Direct Support Professional (DSP) recruitment effort that connects potential employees with developmental disability provider employers. As a DSP, you may support a person in their employment or search for employment, assist with daily living needs, or provide access to opportunities to engage with the community. Visit DSPOhio's website to learn more or find employment opportunities near you.