News and Notices

Keeping you informed!

Our community is critical to the work we do, and we are constantly at work to keep you informed about the many ways we are supporting our county and making it a more accessible place for all citizens.

Keep coming back to this section for the latest news about our agency and to hear from our superintendent every quarter. 

Information related to the COVID-19 pandemic and COVID-19 vaccines, as well as archives of previous information for providers can also be found below.

You can also visit our social media pages to learn about upcoming community events and see what's going on at LCBDD.  Just search @lcountydd on Facebook, Twitter and Instragram!

If you need assistance or can't find the information you are looking for, contact Public Information Officer Anna Jeffries at  740-322-6911 or

Covid 19 News and Resources


July 19, 2024
A photo of the new LCBDD Family Resource building.

Visit the NEW LCBDD Family Resource Center!

LCBDD is partnering with the Hartford Fair, providing resources, family fun and an accessible restroom!
April 29, 2024
Partners posing together at the first session of DSP-U at Newark High School. They are (from left to right) Hannah Rebb, Provider Workforce Support Specialist at the Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Lori Mye, Workforce Development Coordinator at Newark High School, Jamye Griffin, Adult Day Services, NMT and Creative Housing Director for Center for Disability Services (CDS), Amanda Amyx, Marketing and Supported Living Director for CDS, Regan Eveland, Chief Executive Officer of CDS, Leslie Amyx, Chief Financial Officer of CDS, Kevin Metz, Director of Education for the Ohio Alliance of Direct Support Professionals (OADSP) and Becky Watson, Director of Engagement for OADSP.

DSP-U arrives in Licking County

LCBDD partners with OADSP and CDS to bring DSP-U to Newark High School.
February 16, 2024
Harvey Fenner swimming in a pool with his father Scott.

Gaining water safety skills

Y partnership offers free adaptive Safety Around Water classes to LCBDD families.
November 7, 2023
A photo of a Licking County Transit sign

Know how to go!

Licking County Transit two deviated fixed routes that are free in 2023!
October 31, 2023
Lucy Conley poses with her family at Mile 20 of the Columbus Marathon.

Inspiring runners as a Mile Champion!

Lucy Conley, of Pataskala, was a excited to cheer on races at the recent Columbus Marathon.
October 31, 2023
Jonathan Madariage works in the culinary department at LMHS.

‘I love this program!’

Another year of Project SEARCH off to a great start at LMHS.

Notes from our Superindendent

July 19, 2024

Superintendent’s Message: Summer 2024

A message from our Superintendent.
May 17, 2024

Superintendent’s Message: Spring 2024

A message from our Superintendent.
February 21, 2024

Superintendent’s Message: Winter 2024

A message from our Superintendent.
November 6, 2023

Superintendent’s Message: Fall 2023

A message from our Superintendent.
July 26, 2023

Superintendent’s Message: Summer 2023

A message from our Superintendent.
February 16, 2023

Superintendent’s Message: Winter/Spring 2023

A message from our Superintendent.