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Kit: Becoming an Independent Provider

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An independent provider is a self-employed person who provides services to people with developmental disabilities. 

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  • If you have an interest in helping people with disabilities, check out this information on how you can become an independent provider! 
  • DODD offers training to meet certification requirements for independent providers. Learn more here.
  • Providers of services to people with developmental disabilities may be self-employed (called independent providers) or agencies. DODD certifies both agencies and independent providers and services. Applicants must meet qualifications, pay a non-refundable fee, and include supporting documentation with their application. Learn more here.