Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Community Resource Development Contract Awards
In 2022-2023, Harbor Regional Center identified priorities for resource development. The Department of Developmental Services approved 2022-2023 Community Resource Development Funding for these services.
We are pleased to share that following service providers were awarded these Community Placement Plan/Community Resource Development Program project grants.
Residential (EBSH- 4bed- Adults)- The development of an Enhanced Behavioral Support Home (EBSH) is intended to serve a maximum of four (4) adults who require 24-hour non-medical care in a homelike setting due to excessive behavioral impairments. This home exceeds the minimum requirements of level 4I homes and shall employ enhanced characteristics, such as delayed egress on the perimeter exits, to address challenging behaviors for individuals who require increased behavioral supports staffing, direct supervision, staff training and certification. The individuals in the home will have increased monitoring by regional center case managers, behavioral professionals, quality assurance staff, including employees of the Department of Developmental Services (DDS).
Awarded to Mountain Top Health Care Consultant LLC
Housing Acquisition and Renovation for Residential (ARFPSHN- 4bed) Acquisition of one single family home through a qualified Housing Development Organization (HDO) and subsequent renovations for the purpose of developing one Adult Residential Facility for Person’s with Special Health Care Needs (ARFPSHN).
Awarded to Brilliant Corners
Employment Day Program- The development of a community based partial inclusion day program to support individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities that want to remain active in their community through a variety of daily activities who choose to work less than full-time. Participants will require increased supports around their activities of daily living, including those with complex physical and/or medical conditions. This program will support individuals who are interested in employment through the developmental of micro-enterprises. Activities will occur both on the site and out in the surrounding community. The site will be located in Norwalk, Bellflower, Cerritos, or Artesia in the HRC Catchment area.
Awarded to Easter Seals of Southern California
Behavioral Respite Services- The development of Behavior Respite Services to provide temporary relief to family members and caregivers from the responsibility of caring for children and/or adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who also demonstrate challenging behaviors.
Awarded to Inspira Health
Financial Management Services- the development of a Financial Management Service (FMS) business to help individuals enrolled in the Self-Determination Program (SDP), Participant Directed Services, and Supported Employment program(s) pay for services they need.
Awarded to HR Alliance
Family Home Agency- The development of a Family Home Agency (FHA). A Family Home Agency (FHA) approves family homes which offer the opportunity for up to two adult individuals, with developmental disabilities, per home with individual bedrooms to reside with a family and share in the interaction and responsibilities of being part of a family. The individual(s) with developmental disabilities receive the necessary service and supports from the family, agencies, and the community to enable them to be a participating member of the family and the community where the family resides. FHAs are responsible for recruiting, training, approving and monitoring family homes, as well as providing ongoing support to family homes. Social service staff employed by the FHA make regular visits to the family home to ensure that necessary services and supports are in place, and that the match between the family and the new family member is viable, and continues to be viable.
Awarded to Enriching Lives Family Home Agency