Participate in Shaping the Future: Bureau of Developmental Services Listening Sessions

The Bureau of Developmental Services (BDS) is excited to announce a series of individual and family listening sessions. These sessions aim to gather valuable feedback, experiences, and thoughts from individuals and families, playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of the Developmental Disabilities service system.

Why Your Voice Matters

The BDS recognizes the importance of firsthand experiences in making informed decisions. By actively engaging with individuals and families, the bureau seeks to enhance and innovate the Developmental Disabilities service system for the better.

Event Details

This first round of listening sessions will take place in three physical locations, ensuring accessibility across a broad geographical area. Additionally, two virtual sessions will be held to accommodate those who prefer or require remote participation.


  • Rye Public Library – November 28 from 6:00-7:30 PM
  • Lebanon Library – November 30 from 6:00-7:30 PM
  • Brown Auditorium in Concord – December 5 from 6:00-7:30 PM

Virtual Sessions:
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  • December 7 from 6:00-7:30 PM
  • December 12 from 6:00-7:30 PM

Accessibility Accommodations

If you require accommodations for communication access, such as interpreters, CART (captioning), assistive listening devices, or other auxiliary aids and/or services, please contact Peggy Sue Greenwood at or (603) 271-5034. To guarantee availability, kindly provide at least 5 business days advance notice.