Upcoming Events

April 2019

Apr 23

Book Signing with Alexandra and Meranda

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 12:00 pm – 02:00 pm – A1

Books will be available for purchase. Please join us for this very special lunchtime event, to meet the authors to celebrate the creations of these two talented writers and artists and get your own copy signed! Please call the Resource Center to…

Apr 24

How to Create Activity Schedules: Training for Use of Boardmaker™ Software

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Resource Center Torrance: Assistive Technology Lab

An Activity Schedule may enable children to become more independent in many tasks of daily living. In this training parents will learn how to develop activity schedules using Boardmaker™ software. Each participant will develop an activity schedule …

Engaging Our Community - High School to Adulthood Transition Event

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 04:00 pm – 07:00 pm

Harbor Regional Center in partnership with our Family Resource Center, local school districts, service providers, and other community agencies will host a transition event for clients and their families. This will be an afternoon with a panel prese…

Apr 25

Book Signing With Alexandra and Meranda

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00 pm – 02:00 pm – A1

Harbor Regional Center is proud to present two very special clients who are also authors of their own books! We will be joined by Alexandra Adlawan & Meranda Mayesh. Alexandra has written and illustrated a booked called “Wild Imagination: The Adven…

Apr 26

Helping Your Child Grow - With Dr. Rosie Zapate - Play & Grow

Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – LB1

We are pleased to announce a series of family workshops by Dr. Rosie Zapata. Dr. Zapata will be presenting the “Helping Your Child GROW” series. This series will focus on health attachments, sensory integration, family togetherness and good nutriti…

Ayudando a su Hijo a Crecer con Dr. Rosie Zapata - Jugar y Crecer

Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – LB1

Nos complace anunciar una serie de talleres familiares por la Dr. Rosie Zapata. El Dr. Zapata presentara la serie “Helping your Child Grow”. Esta serie se centrara en los vínculos con la salud, la integración sensorial, la unión familiar y la buena…

Apr 27

Saturday Speaker Series - Toilet Training for All Ages

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – LB1

Presented by Iris Owens, HRC Behaviorist. This presentation will cover identifying signs that your child is ready to start toileting independently, assessing whether you as a parent are ready to begin the training process with your child, how to pr…

May 2019

May 01

Early Start New Parent Orientation

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm – A4

An orientation for parents of infants and toddlers who are new to the Regional Center system. We welcome you to the Harbor Regional Center and assure you that we are here to support you. This is an opportunity for you to learn more about our role i…

HRC Comienzo Temprano: Nueva Orientación Para Padres

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm – A4

Venga y aprenda sobre el programa intervencion temprana para bebes y ninos pequenos (edades 0-3 anos) con retrasos en el desarrollo. Las Sessiones se ofrecen en nuestra's oficinas en Torrance y Long Beach. Que es el programa Early Start? Como p…

May 02

Employment Orientation

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm – A2

Support for Finding and Keeping a Job Are you an HRC client who is getting ready to leave school or are finished with school, and hoping to find a job? Our Employment Orientation will answer your and your family's questions about HRC employment…

May 06

College 2 Career

Monday, May 6, 2019, 06:00 pm – 07:30 pm – Long Beach City College

An Orientation for Parents of Clients Considering College The College 2 Career (C2C) Program is an innovative post-secondary program for adults with developmental disabilities served by the Regional Center. C2C offers an exciting opportunity to exp…

College 2 Career: An Orientation for Parents Of Clients Considering College

Monday, May 6, 2019, 06:00 pm – 07:30 pm

The College 2 Career (C2C) Program is an innovative post-secondary program for adults with developmental disabilities served by the Regional Center. C2C offers an exciting opportunity to experience community college, student housing and college lif…

May 07

Celebrating 45 Years

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 11:00 am – 02:00 pm – Hotel Maya, Long Beach

You are cordially invited to join us in celebration of Harbor Regional Center's 45th Anniversary. Enjoy brunch overlooking Queensway Bay, the Pacific Ocean, and the Long Beach skyline. Lagunita Waterfront Pavilion Hotel Maya 700 Queensway D…

May 09

New Parent Mentor Training

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm – Family Center

If you would like to support other parents in situations similar to your own, and are available on an as needed basis to provide peer support, we don’t just want you, WE NEED YOU! Your expertise may be just what makes the difference for a new HRC p…

May 15

Supplemental Security Income (SSI): For Children & Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 04:00 pm – 06:00 pm – LB1

Presented by HRC's Benefits Specialist, this workshop will focus on an important financial support for HRC clients, Supplemental Security Income, or SSI. The presentation will include informaiton about the SSI program, eligibility criteria and bene…

May 21

Small Talk

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 11:00 am – 01:00 pm

Parents will learn strategies to facilitate their child’s communication through this play based class. This class emphasizes rich language activities: puzzles, books, matching games and sensory exploration, while encouraging imitation of sounds and…

Board of Trustees

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm – A4

Meetings of the Board are held on the Third Tuesday of the months of January, March, May, July, September and November. Meetings of the Board are open to the public and visitors are welcome to attend. The meetings begin at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. For q…

May 24

Helping Your Child Grow - With Dr. Rosie Zapata - Family Night Rocks

Friday, May 24, 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – LB1

We are pleased to announce a series of family workshops by Dr. Rosie Zapata. Dr. Zapata will be presenting the “Helping Your Child GROW” series. This series will focus on health attachments, sensory integration, family togetherness and good nutriti…

May 27

Memorial Day Holiday

Monday, May 27, 2019

HRC will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday

May 28

Service Reviews: Licensed Living Options

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm – LB1

Harbor Regional Center is planning to conduct an extensive review of the policies and practices related to many of the services and supports we provide. We invite interested Harbor Regional Center clients, family members and service providers to pa…