Serving 18 Counties in Southwest and Central Kansas

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"Helping Kansans with developmental disabilities access quality community services"

Useful resources for someone wanting to provide services for intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals

Would you like to help provide services to intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals? Southwest Developmental Services, Inc. is always looking for more quality community resources to add to our network. Check out some of the resources on this page to learn about how to become one of our affiliates, information on becoming a provider, and also helpful organizations to help get a new organization or business started.

Kansas Small Business Development Center

  • What it does: basic and advanced coaching, classes, and online resources. Especially good for beginners with a FREE two-hour workshop each week.

  • Location: 5015 East 29th Street North in Wichita

  • Phone: 316-978-3193

  • Website:

NetWork Kansas

  • What it does: routes entrepreneurs statewide to the right organization or government agency for assistance. Includes several funding programs.

  • Phone: 877-521-8600

  • Website:

Check out these resources for more information:




Provider Data Sheet


Guiding Principles


Affiliation Agreement


HIPAA Business Associate

Small Business Administration

Wichita State University

  • What it does: mostly for students, but also includes some entrepreneurship training, marketing, and technical advising for local businesses.

  • Location: 1845 North Fairmount in Wichita

  • Center for Entrepreneurship: 316-978-3000

  • Center for Economic Development and Business Research: 316-978-3225

  • Technology Transfer Manager: 316-978-5199

  • Website:

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Contact our office today to learn more.


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