While our clients and their families receive a wide range of
services and supports through the regional center, many often
have additional needs that fall outside of our guidelines for
purchasing or providing services. Because of this, we have
established the Harbor Help Fund, supported by donations, that
enables us to purchase products and services that can be vital to
the quality of our clients’ lives. This fund is used for things
such as emergency rent payments, and to purchase clothing, food,
and other supports for clients who are in need.
In this section we have provided tools for you to get involved in
advocacy, promote the rights of people with disabilities, and let
our state policy makers know why services are needed and
important. Let your voice be heard!
To support our clients’ and families’ advocacy needs, HRC Service
Coordinators have access to consultants with a variety of special
Volunteers are a vital resource to Harbor Regional Center, the
Resource Center, and to our community of families. Harbor
Regional Center offers a large variety of volunteer
opportunities. By joining the HRC volunteer program, you have the
opportunity to make new friends, develop social skills, and make
a direct contribution to protecting the rights and promoting the
interests of people with developmental disabilities.
Imagine the power of 4 million Californians with disabilities
Voter Registration Forms are available for HRC Clients at Harbor
Harbor Regional Center clients may request a voter registration
form from your HRC Service Coordinator, Intake Service
Coordinator, or the HRC Resource and Assistive Technology Center.
We can help you to mail the completed Voter Registration form to
the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office.
Harbor Regional Center is in the process of conducting 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
participate in these reviews. We expect that each service review
will take place over the course of several months. Information
will also be available in our Resource Centers in Torrance and
The following surveys have been created to help us receive
feedback from you about our services and other topics.
Access to Support,
Information and Choices: We would like to know how much
access you have to information, support and services from Harbor
Regional Center, and whether there are barriers that prevent you
from accessing some services.