2619 Gallia Street   Portsmouth, OH 45662-4898
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National Express donates to Sierra's Haven
National Express, the transportation company for the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities, spent several weeks collecting food, treats, blankets and toys for animals housed at Sierra’s Haven. The group presented the items to help give back to a local organization in need. Several of the bus drivers, shown, helped transport the items to the shelter. 
STAR donates to Autism Project
STAR, Inc., the adult services provider for the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities recently donated $500 to the Autism Project of Scioto County as support during Autism Awareness Month. The !MPACT/Aktion Club held bake sales, car washes and other fundraising activities to provide the funds to the organization. Left, Keith “KC” Chatfield, advisor for the !MPACT/Aktion Club and, right, STAR Adult Services Director Kelly Hunter, present the check to Mike Bell, member of the Autism Project of Scioto County. 
Sudbrook gains independence for bright future
With the help of the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Alex Sudbrook was able to gain independence and start a new life.   
Educational Opportunities Announced
All training sessions are held at the Carousel Center, located at 1112 Gallia Street in Portsmouth
Sessions are: Noon to 1:30 p.m. or 5 to 6:30 p.m.,
Each session may be extended additional 30 minutes for discussion if needed.

Prior registration is required. Please call 740-354-3995 to register. Click on READ MORE to access the training sessions available.
Strategic Plan Update Available
Work continues here at SCBDD on the goals we set through our strategic planning process. We have both long-term goals and annual goals identified to improve the services we offer and how we deliver them. 
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We Are SCBDD Family!
Ice "dunking" challenge
Hats off to Donna Royse for taking the plunge in the ALS challenge. Staff and Individuals cast their votes to see who would take the icy challenge, raising over $400! And special thanks to Party Pro in Wheelersburg for donating the dunking machine! Want to see for yourself? Click here:  SCBDD Ice Dunking Challenge 
SCBDD named #2 Employer
The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) was named number two in the Best Employer Category of the Portsmouth Daily Times Reader’s Choice Awards for the second year in a row. Thank you to everyone who voted and congratulations to all the staff and individuals for making SCBDD a great place to work.  
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Upcoming Events
Vern Riffe School Prom
Fri May 8 2015
CPR/First Aid
Sat May 16 2015
Ethics Committee Meeting
Thu May 21 2015
Regular Board Meeting
Thu May 21 2015
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