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  • Information for Immigrants

    August 2019

    What to Do if ICE Comes to Your Door/ En Caso de Redadas, Que Puedes Hacer? Download Flyer Descargar Folleto

  • DDS Briefings on Proposed Rate Models

    February 2019

    The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is finalizing a rate study addressing the sustainability, quality and transparency of community-based services for individuals with developmental disab…

  • California Developmental Services Budget Update

    January 2019

  • Funds to Help Fire Victims

    November 2018

    Camp Fire, Far Northern Regional Center area The geographic area served by Far Northern Regional Center has sustained catastrophic damage from the Camp Fire, which has had a devastating impact upon …

  • SDP Participant Selection

    October 2018

    OCTOBER 1, 2018 The Department of Developmental Services is pleased to announce that the initial 2,500 participants for the Self-Determination Program have been selected. The Department will mail no…

  • 2018 - 19 Developmental Services Budget

    June 2018

    The legislature has approved the 2018-2019 budget and it has been signed by the Governor. click here to view the Budget Trailer Bill pertaining to developmental services with changes to the Welfar…

  • DDS Issues Notice of Potential Breach

    April 2018

    The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has issued a public notice of a possible data breach of personal health information as a result of a break in at one of their office locations in Sacra…

  • Sofia helped to light Capitol Christmas Tree

    November 2017

    Every year, the State Department of Developmental Services chooses a child served by one of the state’s twenty-one regional centers or three state developmental centers, to help the Governor and F…

  • New HOPE Home in Norwalk

    August 2017

    Home on Brink Ave in Norwalk Moves HOPE a Step Closer to 80 by ‘18 Goal by Ian Navarez HOPE HOPE is doing our part to alleviate the growing affordable housing shortage for adults with develop…

  • California Budget Update 2017/18

    July 2017

    What Changed for Developmental Services Funding? Total expenditures for 2017/18 for developmental services are expected to exceed $7 Billion. The budget projects a total increase of 317,283 new c…

  • Call to Action for Social Rec & Respite Services

    June 2017

    All this year, advocates in the developmental services system have been impressing upon our legislators and Department of Developmental Services our view that restoration of services that have been …

  • Harbor Happenings Spring 2016

    April 2016

    Read about what's happening at HRC in the latest 3D issue of the Harbor Happenings. Contents Reason to Celebrate: Bipartisan Legislature Passes Developmental Services Funding Bill P. 1 Cristi…

  • Harbor Happenings Spring/Summer 2015

    July 2015

    Read about our local World Games heros and find out what's happening at HRC in the latest 3D issue of the Harbor Happenings. We hope you enjoy this issue. Click on the forward and back arrows to t…

  • Budget decision will be made in the next few days!

    June 2015

    Tell your Governor and your Senator Ricardo Lara, member of the Budget Conference Committee to support an across the board increase in funding for developmental services in the community.• Califor…

  • Call to Action: Save Our Service System.

    May 2015

    65 State Senators and Assembly Members in the California legislature have signed a letter in support of increased funding for developmental services, as recommended by Senator Jim Beall and the Lanter…

  • Building Families: Speaker Series

    May 2015

    Supporting our Children by Strengthening our Relationships A free speaker series sponsored by Harbor Regional Center Resource & Assistive Technology Center for the parents of children 0 to 3 years …

  • Fighting for Our Service System

    January 2015

    The Push for 10% Continues The 19-member Lanterman Coalition, including The Association of Regional Center Agencies (ARCA), is urging the Brown administration to stop the current state of collaps…

  • DDS Submits Application for Self Determination Pro

    January 2015

    On December 31,2014, the legally mandated deadline, the Department of Developmental Services submitted a Home and Community Based Services Waiver application seeking federal funding for California's…

  • Network Maintenance This Weekend

    November 2014

    Our network will be down for maintenance on Saturday Nov. 22nd and Sunday Nov. 23rd. Therefore it will not be possible to reach us through our usual phone numbers or email addresses ( …

  • South Bay Sunrise Rotary Club Supports Harbor Help

    October 2014

    Did you know that the annual RAT Beach charity bike ride sponsored by the South Bay Sunrise Rotary supports several local organizations that serve people with developmental disabilities, including H…