There are more than 100,000 people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) in Tarrant County, 85,000 of who receive no services and supports - resulting in an invisible and vulnerable population.
Join us in the commitment to increasing community awareness, acceptance, access to services, and opportunities for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families in Tarrant County.
The following Committees have openings:
Community Awareness / Marketing
Family Support / Transition
Social Media Ambassadors
Members interested in serving on any of these committees should contact Rita Wester at 817-569-4852.
The IDD Council of Tarrant County is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation.
1300 Circle Drive, Room 106, Fort Worth, TX 76119 (817) 569-4852
The IDD Council of Tarrant County is a collaboration of public and private agencies, as well as individuals who have IDD and their families. This ground-breaking initiative brings everyone to the table to develop plans for long-term changes in the system while addressing key issues and providing immediate solutions where possible.
The IDD Council is directed by our membership, where each person has a voice in setting the areas of focus.
Medicaid Transition to Managed Care / STAR+Kids Program
Work begins on grant to provide Respite Care Training and Expansion Opportunities
Family Caregiving in an Aging America: A Trending Perspective
Exciting Summer Activities for Families and Individuals with IDD
For more information on any of the above events, visit the News and Events page.