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    In response to requests from stakeholders and advocates, and consistent with the Department of Developmental Services’ (DDS) efforts in coordinating a comprehensive rate study, DDS is conducting a survey of consumers and family members to further inform the rate study.

    10/10/2018 2:53 PM

  • Community Announcement - Retirement of Keith Penman, SGPRC Executive Director

    After 25 years of extraordinary service as Executive Director of the San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center, R. Keith Penman has confirmed his retirement, effective December 21, 2018.

    10/03/2018 2:30 PM


    To Benefit People with Developmentally Disabilities in the San Gabriel/Pomona Valleys Area

    08/13/2018 1:30 PM

  • Self-Determination Waiver Approval

    The Department is very pleased to announce that the application for federal funding, or Waiver, for the Self-Determination Program was approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

    07/06/2018 12:23 PM

  • DDS Issues Notice of Potential Breach

    The Department of Developmental Services informed the public about a recent incident that may have resulted in the breach of confidential information. On February 11, a break-in occurred at the DDS legal and audits office building in Sacramento.

    04/09/2018 4:49 PM

  • Survey for Community Resource Development Funds

    Significant changes have been made in statute which affects the future of funding for the development of new services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities in the community. The California Budget Act of 2017 included the addition of Section 4679 to the Welfare and Institutions

    03/30/2018 11:55 AM

  • 2018 Emergency Preparedness Safety EXPO - April 18, 2018

    All are welcome to come to SG/PRC on April 18th from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 pm to participate in the 2018 Emergency Preparedness Safety EXPO.

    03/20/2018 5:51 PM

  • Important change in the law for Respite Services

    We want to inform you about an important change in the law for respite services. The law currently states that regional centers cannot purchase more than 90 hours per quarter of in-home respite and cannot purchase more than 21 days of out-of-home respite for a family, unless an exemption is granted

    11/28/2017 5:47 PM

  • 2017 DDS Disparity Meetings

    Public Meeting Notice Reducing Purchase of Service Disparities The Department of Developmental Services will hold three public meetings to consult with stakeholders, including consumers and families, advocates, providers, and protection/advocacy agencies, to review purchase of service data ....

    10/25/2017 5:28 PM


    Notice is hereby given that San Gabriel/Pomona Valleys Developmental Services, Inc. will be soliciting public input from state council, local organizations representing consumers, family members, regional center employees, including recognized labor organizations, and service providers, and other interested parties

    05/12/2017 3:43 PM

  • Ochoa v. City of Long Beach.

    Notice of Settlement for the disability rights class action case Ochoa v. City of Long Beach. This Settlement addresses the accessibility of the City of Long Beach’s pedestrian right of way for individuals with mobility disabilities. The judge in this case ordered plaintiff’s counsel to distribute this Notice to disability rights organizations to ensure the Long Beach disabled community was aware of the settlement.

    05/11/2017 2:06 PM


    No Board & Committee Meetings on August 24, 2016 due to a closed training session for Board and Committee members. Regular schedule will resume in September, For info. please call Erika Gomez at (909) 868-7732

    08/04/2016 10:14 AM

  • Public Meeting Notice

    Department of Developmental Services will hold four public meetings to consult with stakeholders, including consumers and families, advocates, providers, and protection/advocacy agencies, to review purchase of service data and develop recommendations to help reduce disparities.

    08/03/2016 3:49 PM

  • Public Forum - Purchase of Services Equity

    This is public forum scheduled on August 23rd, 2016 to get public comment on proposed strategies, to suggest activities that may be effective in addressing the disparities, and to provide recommendations to be incorporated in the proposals.

    08/03/2016 3:29 PM