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Welcome to the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities Services

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

About Us

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services:

Improving the Health and Wellness of All Philadelphians

Welcome to the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), part of the City’s Office of Health and Human Services. Our Department is proud to offer behavioral health care, intellectual disability supports, and early intervention services in one comprehensive integrated system.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services is to educate, strengthen, and serve individuals and communities so that all Philadelphians can thrive.

Vision

We envision a Philadelphia where every individual can achieve health, well-being, and self-determination.

About us brochure (pdf)

2021-2022 DBHIDS Annual Report (Released Summer 2023)
DBHIDS has six divisions:

Our services are offered through a network of provider agencies. We also collaborate with the Philadelphia School District, the child welfare and judicial systems, and other stakeholders. It is through our many partnerships that we are able to serve Philadelphians who need our help and support.

Last modified: Jul 16, 2024 @ 8:44 am