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Purchase of Service Presentation Dates

Each year,  regional centers are required to post information related to how purchase of service monies are spent for variety services.  The report will detail how much money is spent by diagnosis, ethnicity, language, and other similar measures.  The goal is to analyze the process for delivering services and to determine if all people have equal…


Join the SARC Board of Directors

San Andreas is needs a representatives from San Benito,  Santa Cruz, and Monterey Counties.      We need people who are both dynamic and interested in helping steer the regional center.  We need a representative from San Benito County in particular, and those who have both legal and financial backgrounds.  Please visit our Board of…


Employment First Conference

Employment 1st Conference – Innovation and Best Practices in Day and Employment Services Friday, September 15, 2017 Register_Here Come join us to discuss the Employment First initiative that our local and national communities are working towards. Representatives from the Department of Developmental Services will present on the employment MOU and general direction the state is…



The San Andreas Regional Center Campbell and Gilroy offices have moved.  Hello,  San Andreas Regional Center is now located at 6203 San Ignacio Avenue, 2nd Floor,  San Jose, CA 95119.    Our lobby is on the 2nd floor so use one of the 3 elevators to go up to the 2nd floor.    Our phone number is…


ABX2-1 Reporting requirements for Vendors

Hello San Andreas Service Providers, Regional Center service providers vendored prior to July 1, 2017 received a rate increase per Assembly Bill (AB) X2 1. A percentage of the rate increase was targeted for the purpose of increasing wages and benefits for staff who spend a minimum of 75% of their time providing direct services…


Purchase of Service Data Analysis- Presentation dates – Back up

Below are the dates for our POS Data Presentations.   We hope to see you there for a lively discussion. Thursday, March 3, 2016 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Louden Nelson Com. Center 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz, CA Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Steinbach Center 1 Main Street, Salinas, CA…


National Core Indicators Report

What is NCI? The National Core Indicators (NCI) program is a voluntary effort by state developmental disability agencies to gauge and track their own performance using a common and nationally validated set of performance measures. The effort is coordinated by the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) in collaboration with the…

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Employment Blueprint-“Real Work for Real Pay in the Real World”

Since late 2014, the Department of Developmental Services, the Department of Rehabilitation, and the California Department of Education have been working to draft an outline of how to best work together to help individuals with developmental disabilities to transition from school to work more effectively. Yesterday, the departments released a document known as the California…


DDS’s “Preventive Health Campaign”

DDS Preventive Health Campaign Topic: Get Your Shots! Dear Caregivers and Family: As you are well aware, flu and pneumonia are common causes of serious illness and even death, and these diseases are largely preventable. The best way to prevent flu and pneumonia is to get vaccinated. The California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is…


AB 637 Waiver Public Notice

Assembly Bill 637 is designed to allow regional centers to petition the Department of Developmental Disabilities to allow regional centers to waive certain requirements for certain vendors.  In this case, the petition is for Imagine SLS to operate a Family Home Agency at a higher rate than currently allowed by regulation.  Please see the attached…


AB 637 Approval – Early Start

DDS has approved the AB 637 waiver for San Andreas to use SLPA in meting the needs of children in the early start program.   Read the notice here:  AB 637 SARC approval letter 102615   San Andreas Regional Center is requesting from the Department of Developmental Services permission to use SLP-RPE and SLPA’s in…


A guide to Voting in California Video

The Secretary of State’s “Disability Sensitivity at the Polls” is a helpful reference for poll workers at the polling place on Election Day. The Secretary of State has approved several voting systems for use that allow voters with disabilities to cast their votes privately and independently. For a list of the equipment used in your county, visit…