State Resources

Inland Regional Center is a nonprofit private agency that is in contract with the Department of Developmental Services to provide or coordinate services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities.

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) monitors the actions and efforts of Regional Centers to ensure they meet statutory, regulatory and contractual oblications, and uphold the values of the Lanterman Act, the legislation guiding the developmental services system in California.

DDS Transparency Portal Welfare & Institutions Code, Section 4629.5(c)(1), requires DDS to link to each regional center’s website information referenced in Section 4629.5(b).

DDS Consumer Corner Here you can find: Information about the Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC). Materials developed by DDS and CAC committee for consumers, families and professionals. Advocacy resources to help consumers ensure their rights are protected. Links to other resources available to individuals with developmental disabilities

DDS SafetyNet web site, a site dedicated to keeping Californians with a developmental disability safe and healthy.

     

The State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) is established by state and federal law as an independent state agency to ensure that people with developmental disabilities and their families receive the services and supports they need. To learn more about SCDD or California’s Employment First Policy, please click on the links below:

 

Under a contract with the State Department of Developmental Services, the Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy (OCRA) provides clients’ rights advocacy for people with developmental disabilities who are regional center consumers. Such services can include representation in administrative hearings, training about their rights, and investigation into denial of rights in facilities.

Inland Regional Center Clients’ Rights Advocate (CRA)

 

Cal Able : Achieving a Better Life Experience for People With Disabilities (CalABLE)

In California, some people living with disabilities and their families rely on a variety of public benefits provided by state and federal governments to make ends meet. They include Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, CalFresh, and other state health insurance programs.

Right to Vote When You are in a Facility or Under a Conservatorship

Find information on the National Voter Registration Act and Secretary of State Alex Padilla efforts to assist state agencies and county elections officials in complying with the law. [For assistance in  Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese, click here.  For an overview of the ‘Motor Voter’ law, go to the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) web page.

You can register to vote now by clicking on the ‘ Register to Vote’ icon, English or Spanish!