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Welcome to “News Central” for Redwood Coast Regional Center. Check here often for current events and news updates. 
 

GOVERNOR BROWN DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR BUTTE, LAKE, MENDOCINO, NEVADA AND ORANGE COUNTIES. THIS LINK PROVIDES THE FULL DETAILS.

MENDOCINO LAKE COUNTY COMPLEX FIRES

MENDOCINO COUNTY FIRE RESOURCES

Notice to Lake County Shelter Staff & Residents- If you are a client of Redwood Coast Regional Center (RCRC) and need assistance, or a shelter staff member serving a person or persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are clients of Redwood Coast Regional Center and have questions or need assistance related to their disabilities, please call the Redwood Coast Regional Center at:

Lakeport Office (Office Hours 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) at (707) 262-0470 or Toll Free at (800) 909-0470

Ukiah Office (Office Hours 8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m.) at (707) 462-3832 or Toll Free at (800) 281-3832

RCRC After Office Hours Service: You can call any of the above phone numbers after hours and the message will guide you to our answering service, who will contact our on-call staff. Please let the answering service know that you are calling from a Lake County Shelter location on behalf of an RCRC client.

The following is a copy of the article in the Lake-County Record-Bee, People Services Makes a Difference in Clearlake.

Answers to questions from regional centers and service providers regarding provider rate increases effective July 1, 2016 are now posted on the Department's website. We'll provide updates to the responses that are still outstanding as they become available. You can also use the links on our website Service Provider Supports page by clicking here.

Service Provider ABX2-1 Mandated Survey- Details for Registration and Survey


Effective January 1, 2018, Welfare and Institutions Code section 4686.5 is repealed and the limits on the purchase of respite services will no longer apply. Redwood Coast Regional Center will continue to work with clients and families to identify individual needs based on the person centered planning process and individual needs assessment process. For further information please access the following link: http://www.dds.ca.gov/SupportSvcs/Respite.cfm

A partir del 1º de enero de 2018, la Sección 4686.5 del Código de Bienestar e Instituciones será derogada y los límites en la compra de servicios de relevo (respiro) ya no se aplicarán. Redwood Coast Regional Center continuará trabajando con clientes y familias para identificar necesidades individuales basades en el proceso de planificación centrado en la persona y en el proceso de evaluación de necesidades individuales. Para más información, visite el siguiente enlace: http://www.dds.ca.gov/SupportSvcs/Respite.cfm

RCRC's Year 2018 Performance Plan Survey Questionnaire- English version please click here.

Encuesta sobre el plan de desempeño para el 2018 de RCRC- para la versión en español, haga click aquí.


The 2017 Self Determination Program meeting schedule. All interested perosns are welcome.

Join Redwood Coast Regional Center's Self Determination Advisory Committee.

Del Norte Flyer

Del Norte Flyer Spanish

Mendocino Flyer

Mendocino Flyer Spanish

RCRC's 2017 Performance Contracts and Measures, to review please click here.

Families Advocating Autism Now (FANN) is one of our community partners in Humboldt County primarily run by parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. To learn more about FANN and see all the exciting ways you can get involved with a FANN event, please click here.

Information and timeline requirements for SIR reporting to RCRC, for full details please click here.

Redwood Coast Regional Center is pleased to share the attached information from the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) that will allow for a 5.82% rate increase for In-Home Respite Services, Personal Assistance Services, and Supported Living Services. To review the directive from DDS, please click here.

RCRC is pleased to provide information and supports on Security and Security Breach. For additional details, please click here.

Announcing exciting new changes for the Direct Support Professional (DSP) Program! For details, please click here.

Request for Proposal: Early Intervention Home Based Services to be located in any of the following Counties: Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino and Lake. For complete details please click here.

Redwood Coast Regional Center is accepting nominations for the Annual David A. Isom Excellence in Service Award. For more information, please click here.

The Client Benefit Committee of the RCDSC Board of Directors announces that the Client Benefit Fund will accept grant requests in the months of February and June. To submit a request, (A) Complete the CBF Request FORM, (B) Give the completed form to your Service Coordinator to finalize (C) After finalizing the form, the Service Coordinator will give the form to Donna @ the Eureka office and (D) Donna will give the requests to the Client Benefit Fund Committee. For Client Benefit Fund information in Spanish, click hereFor the CBF Request Form in Spanish, click here.

IMPORTANT UPDATE RE: FY 2014/15 UNIFORM HOLIDAY SCHEDULE- For more information from the Department of Developmental Services regarding the injunction issued related to W & I Code Sections 4692 (Uniform Holiday Schedule) and 4690.6 (Half-Day Billing for Day Services), please click here

2017 Minimum Wage Adjustment per Senate Bill (SB) 3: Providers with DDS set rate, please click here.

Providers with RCRC negotiated rates, please click here.

Revised Mandated Reporter Reporting under the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Prtotection Act. Effective January 1,2013. For more information please click here.

Medicaid Integrity Disclosure Statement Requirement for All Vendors. If you are a vendor, you are now required to submit a Disclosure Statement , Form DS 1891. For more information on this requirement, please click here. To access the DS 1891 form in pdf format, please click here.

Important memo regarding Provider of Care Claim Forms, for more information please click here.

Denti-Cal Services, coming back for individuals over 21 served by regional centers. For more information, please click here.

DDS Safety Net informational website, please click here.

Redwood Coast Regional Center's Conflict of Interest Policy Overview, to review please click here.

Redwood Coast Regional Center's Conflict of Interest Policy, to review please click here.

Redwood Coast Regional Center needs Spanish Translators. To learn more about how to become a Service Provider, click here.

Redwood Coast Regional Center Office Hours, Updated July 1, 2012, click here.

RCRC's Procurement of Services and Supports Statement

WE Include- To learn more about consumer employment resources, click here to go to the RCRC WE Include webpage.

Families Creating a Vision and Building Inclusive Lives for Their Children- This link has been added to our Resources webpage, and you can go directly to the pdf document by clicking here.

RCRC's Whistleblower Policy Statement and Procedure, click here.

RCRC's Whistleblower Policy Statement and Procedure in Spanish, click here.

DDS Whistleblower Policy Statement and Procedure, click here.

Epilepsy Guide- RCRC has provided an excellent resource guide entitled "Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders- A Guide for Parents." This link has been added to our Resources webpage, and you can go directly to this resource web page for the pdf document by clicking here.

General Budget Reduction Information and Uniform Holiday Schedule can be found at the DDS website link, click here.

Emergency preparedness information by FEMA, including an easy to follow Emergency Supply List, click here.

Earthquake Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities and Other Access or Functional Needs, please click here.

RCRC has provided the following links for Tsunami information:

What is a Tsunami?        How to Survive a Tsunami        Tsunamis in California