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Beatrice State Developmental Center


BSDC Mission

Best Support for Dignity and Choice
and learning for life.

BSDC Vision

Each person served by the Beatrice State Developmental Center is challenged to achieve independence, realize personal goals, develop meaningful relationships, and is safe, healthy, happy, and respected.

BSDC Culture

The Beatrice State Developmental Center promotes a culture that embodies mutual respect, builds on people’s strengths, and gives a forward focus to the lives of people we serve and our staff.

The Beatrice State Development Center (BSDC) has served people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, and related conditions since 1887. The Center is an integral part of the continuum of services provided by the Division of Developmental Disabilities.


3000 Lincoln Boulevard
Beatrice, NE 68310
Phone: (402) 223-6600



* Member of the Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology (NICPPP)

Intermediate Care Facilities for Intellectual Disabilities
The Beatrice State Developmental Center is comprised of five of the following separate Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF) for Intellectual Disabilities.

Vocational and Recreational Services

BSDC has a Vocational and Recreational Services team that operates independent of the 5 Intermediate Care Facilities on the campus. While the ICF's participate in vocational and recreational activities, the individuals have full access to the array of programs provided by the Vocational and Recreational Services team



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