2619 Gallia Street   Portsmouth, OH 45662-4898
P 740.353.0636   F 740.353.0780
Welcome to STAR, Inc.
STAR, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation with the goal of putting people with developmental disabilities into the workforce.  Closely associated with the Scioto County Board of DD, STAR, Inc. operates the County Board's Community Employment Program. 

Its latest venture is The Vocation Station, located at 1619 Chillicothe Street, which has been made possible through a grant from the Ohio Rehabilitation Service Commission.  The grant is designed to help students ages 14 - 22 with DD make a smoother transition from school to work.  For more information, call 354-1517.

SCBDD streamlining Preschool Services, adding Kindergarten

Brenden Johnson and his grandmother Kelly arrive at the Carousel Center for a day of preschool activities. SCBDD is currently streamlining Preschool services and adding Kindergarten.
 

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.
 
Check out our FAMILY
Click below to watch a video created by SCBDD.

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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