​​​​​​​​​About Us


Who We Are

The OLES within the Health & Human Services Agency is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for all patients and clients at DSH and DDS facilities.

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What We Do

The OLES is charged with providing independent and contemporaneous oversight of investigations conducted by the Department of State Hospitals (DSH) and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) that involve State personnel. 

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Stakeholders​ and Community Partners

The OLES is committed to working collaboratively with individuals with disabilities, their families, disability advocates and other stakeholders.