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Massachusetts Participant-Directed Program (PDP)
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  1. Participant-Directed Program (PDP) Overview - MA
  2. Program Documents
  3. Participant-Directed Program (PDP) News - MA
  4. PDP Contact Informatoin

Participant-Directed Program (PDP) Overview - MA

The Participant-direction program serves participants throughout Massachusetts who are eligible for services through the Department of Developmental Services. People who choose the Participant-direction program can take more control over their care.

Participants can

  • Develop a budget to meet their assessed needs and goals
  • Select services and supports for their assessed needs
  • Work with their Support Broker to revise the budget as their needs change.
  • Recruit, hire, and manage service workers
  • Monitor their spending online whenever they want.
  • Submit timesheets online


Who we serve

  • Adults with development
    disabilities and their families



  • Employer of Record
  • Employment tax requirements
  • Spending reports
  • Enrollment support
  • Payroll
  • Monthly Budget Management
  • Customer service