Notice:  Richland Newhope will be closed 10/12/2015 in observance of Columbus Day.
Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Supporting Children and Adults With Disabilities Throughout Their Lifetime

Richland Newhope is committed to supporting people with developmental disabilities to live, work, and participate in the community, making individual choices within their circle of support.


Richland Newhope will partner with individuals and families to explore unlimited possibilities and discover opportunities for their lives in their community.

Newhope Re-Envisions 2020 Goals
  1. Children and adults will be integrated in and valued by their communities.
  2. Those we serve will have the freedom and support to make meaningful choices for their lives.
  3. Individuals will have access to high quality services available to help them live the lives they choose.
  4. Richland Newhope will foster an environment that cultivates innovation, discovery, and collaboration.
  5. The agency will be financially sound and able to support individuals well into the future.
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Commissioner proclaim Disability Employment Awareness Month
The Richland County commissioners have proclaimed October as Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Richland Newhope sets benchmarks for transition plan
The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Richland Newhope) Wednesday approved a series of benchmarks that, if achieved, will help the agency comply with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services ‘Conflict-Free Case Management’ rule and the Ohio Administrative Code ‘Free Choice of Provider’ rule.

Richland County DD Board welcomes new member
Michael J. Howard is the newest member of the Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities.  Howard fills the term left vacant when William Hartnett resigned in May.

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