New Mexico Department of Health
Our mission is to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and assure safety net services for all people in New Mexico.

Councils and Committees

The Developmental Disabilities Supports Division (DDSD) partners with parents, advocates, providers and other interested parties to develop quality across the Division. Through these committees, DDSD receives input from constituents on the entire system.


Advisory Council on Quality

The Advisory Council on Quality (ACQ) advises NMDOH on the systems guiding the provision of services and supports that assist people with developmental disabilities of all ages and their families to be fully included in New Mexico communities. This area includes information about the Mi Via Advisory Committee (MVAC), the Policy and Quality Committee, the Wait List Subcommittee, and more.


Case Management Agency Directors

Case Management Agency Directors attend a mandatory meeting each quarter to get updates and clarification on important Developmental Disabilities Waiver program information.


Interagency Coordinating Council

The Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC) is federally mandated under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C to advise and assist DDSD in the administration of a statewide system of early intervention through the Family Infant Toddler (FIT) program.


Family Advisory Board

The Family Advisory Board (FAB) is the parent group supporting the Medically Fragile Waiver. The group’s mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals who are medically fragile and their families.


Upcoming Events

DDW Wait List Subcommittee Advisory Council on Quality - Public Meeting Wednesday December 13 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bank of the West Building
5301 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 505-841-5860 Phone - 505-222-8602 Fax

Meeting will be held in the 17th floor conference room. The wait list subcommittee is a part of the Advisory Council on Quality and the goal is to improve intake, information, referral, and community navigation of the Developmental Disabilities Waiver.

Advisory Council on Quality Advisory Council on Quality - Public Meeting Thursday December 14 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Bank of the West Building
5301 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 505-841-5860 Phone - 505-222-8602 Fax

Meeting will be held in the 2nd floor conference room.

School for the Deaf
1060 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505

The Interagency Coordinating Council is federally mandated under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part C to advise and assist the Department of Health – Developmental Disabilities Supports Division in the administration of a statewide system of early intervention through the Family Infant Toddler program.

Region IV Education Cooperative
143 El Paso Road, Ruidoso, NM 88345

The Interagency Coordinating Council is federally mandated under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part C to advise and assist the Department of Health – Developmental Disabilities Supports Division in the administration of a statewide system of early intervention through the Family Infant Toddler program.

Preschool for the Blind and Visually Impaired
801 Steven Moody St. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123

The Interagency Coordinating Council is federally mandated under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part C to advise and assist the Department of Health – Developmental Disabilities Supports Division in the administration of a statewide system of early intervention through the Family Infant Toddler program.


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