Developmental Disabilities Services

Lincoln County Developmental Disability Services provides support to children and adults of any age, with intellectual (ID) and other types of developmental disabilities (DD).

Our mission is to promote inclusion of individuals with Developmental Disabilities within the community so they are able to experience personal growth and development. We are committed to health, wellness, and quality of life.

Services are developed through a process of assessment, Person Centered Planning, and Individual Support Plans based on a foundation of individual choice and self-determination.

Services Offered:

  • Intake and eligibility determination for potential clients - Intake and Eligibility page
  • Service coordination (case management)
  • Assessments and person centered service planning
  • Information and referral
  • System navigation
  • Residential Services
  • Supported living services
  • Employment and alternatives to employment
  • Transportation
  • Comprehensive In-Home Support
  • Protective Services

Individuals eligible for services may access a variety of supports and services contingent upon Medicaid eligibility and age of the individual being served. Many services are authorized by your Service Coordinator and provided by contracted providers. For more information on accessing services, please call 541-265-0482 or Contact Us.

Contact Information

Phone:541-265-0482 - Hearing Impaired Dial: 7-1-1

Fax541-265-0603 Contact us by Email

  • Jinji Wimalasena, Deputy Director 541-265-6611, ext. 3197
  • Sandy Hyduchak, Clinical Supervisor 541-265-0485
  • Melissa Hart, Adult Abuse Investigator 541-265-0423
  • Kay Montgomery, Office Assistant/QED 541-265-0482
  • Erin DeHaan, Eligibility Specialist 541-265-0487
  • Carolyn Uhlman, Service Coordinator/Eligibility Specialist 541-265-0422
  • Jolene Murray, Service Coordinator 541-265-0486
  • Ilene Wright, Service Coordinator 541-265-04841
  • Stacie Harrison, Service Coordinator 541-265-6611, ext. 3256
  • Athena Moncure, Service Coordinator 541-265-6611, ext. 0543
  • Gina Golden-Willeford, Service Coordinator 541-265-0481

If you have experienced abuse or suspect someone with a disability has experienced abuse of the following kinds,

  • Abandonment
  • Neglect
  • Wrongful Restraint
  • Physical Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Financial Exploitation
  • Verbal Abuse

Please report as follows:

For abuse concerns regarding seniors and adults with disabilities-
contact Senior and Disability Services Adult Protective Services: 541-924-8418

For abuse concerns regarding adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities - 
contact Melissa Hart, Lincoln County Developmental Disability Services: 541-270-7298

For mandatory child abuse reporting:
Contact your local DHS / CW Office at 866-303-4643,
local Child Abuse Hotlines: 541-757-5019 / 1855-503-SAFE (7233),
or Local Law Enforcement

Physical Address

Western Title Building

Lincoln County Developmental Disability Services
225 SW Coast Highway
Newport, OR 97365

Mailing Address

Lincoln County Developmental Disability Services
36 SW Nye Street
Newport, OR 97365