Office of Aging And Disability Services


The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is driven by its vision of Maine People living safe, healthy and productive lives. Its goal is to assist the people of Maine in meeting their own needs, as well as the developmental, health and safety needs of their children. It serves the public in an environment that reflects a caring, responsive and well-managed organization.  The Office of Aging & Disability Services (OADS), within the DHHS is responsible for planning, developing, managing, and providing services to promote independence for elders and adults with brain injuries, intellectual and physical disabilities through the provision of services including evidence-based prevention programs and comprehensive home and community-based services including Adult Protective Services and Public Guardianship and Conservatorship Programs. OADS fulfills its mission through: Policy and Prevention, Intervention and Care Management, Community Partnerships, and Accountability and Information Services.


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Item Date
Chapter 8 Proposed Rules August 25, 2014
Final Adoption of Rule - 14-197 Chapter 8 Rule Describing Grievance Process for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism January 9, 2015
HCBS Public Forums ** Updated information as of 12/18/14 December 11, 2014
HIPAA Privacy Notice September 23, 2013
Roadmap for Change: Maine’s Response to the Olmstead Decision March 18, 2014
Shared Living Review Announcement December 15, 2014
State Plan on Aging Update October 22, 2014

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