Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals


The Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH), through state Divisions and Programs established by Title 40.1, Chapters 1, 1.1, 2, 3, 5, 5.3, 5.4, 22, and 24, of the Rhode Island General Laws, as amended, is the department in the Rhode Island State Government authorized by law and designations to: 1) plan, design, and develop, 2) fund, 3) administer, coordinate and license a system of services for citizens of Rhode Island with developmental disabilities, behavioral and healthcare needs, and those in need of the physical health and/or mental health services of the Eleanor Slater Hospital.

Agency Address
14 Harrington Road, Barry Hall
Cranston, RI 02920


Rules Coordinator
Gail Theriault