We empower individuals and their families to live better, self-determined lives

Diagnostics and service-coordination for those living with developmental disabilities


Years of Community Support
Years of Community Support

Years of Community

Individuals Served
Individuals Served

Individuals Served

Geographical Areas Served:
Geographical Areas Served:

Geographical Areas Served:

Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San
Benito and Monterey


Coronavirus Information and Resources

All San Andreas Regional Center offices are closed to the public, but remain open to serve you during business hours, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm please call: San Jose - 408-374-9960; Watsonville - 831-900-3737; Salinas - 831-900-3636. If you do not receive a response within 48 hours, then please send an email to info@sarc.org.


We encourage individuals, families, and service providers to please visit our Coronavirus webpage for regularly updated information.

Fire and Related Resources

Fire and Related Resources

The year 2020 has been filled with many challenging situations.   This site will provide you and your family with various resources that you may be able to access to assist with local and state emergencies, including the recent fires in California.

Are you…

Living with a disability

San Andreas Regional Center is here to support you.   There are a number of services that can be explored to help you.  We are here to support you at the various stages of your life.


A Caretaker/Parent

There are many supports that can be offered for a variety of reasons.   We are here to support you as changes occur.


A Service Provider

Service Providers are your partners as the needs are met.


Service Provider Portal 

Our services are designed to meet the individual needs of all the people we serve according to age, disability, and geographic location

Intake & Eligibility Determination

Any person regardless of age, cultural background, or income, believed to have a developmental disability is encouraged to apply for services.

Service Coordination & Case Management

The Service Coordinator works in partnership with the consumer and/or family to plan for the needs of the consumer.

We are a non-profit that serves individuals with developmental disabilities and their families who reside within Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties

Nolan participates in the Disabilities Support Program (DSP) at Evergreen Valley College, which enables students with disabilities to access all aspects of the college community.
He is pictured on the DSP brochure.  Nolan is working on an AS degree in Business Information Systems. He also participates in an integrated community program through Lights of Hope, a SARC service provider.
Rosemary is a 28-year-old woman who had lived with her parents in Santa Cruz all of her  life.  Rosemary worked with Housing Choices and recently was accepted to the Water Street Apartments, an affordable housing complex  where she now lives.
The complex is located close to transit, shopping and services, and most importantly to Clarity Arts in Santa Cruz, where she hopes to launch her career as a painter.  Rosemary is pictured next to one of her paintings which hangs in the office of the Water Street Apartments.

Community News & Events

22nd Annual Service Above Self Awards
October 5, 2019

22nd Annual Service Above Self Award for 2020

Request For Proposals
September 11, 2020

Request for Proposals

San Andreas Regional Center, Self-Determination Advisory Committee
Issued on September 11, 2020
Deadline for submission: September 18, 2020

Follow SARC on Social Media
October 3, 2019

Follow SARC on Social Media to keep up with Events, trainings, and Announcements.

SARC 2019 PC Year-End Report Final
February 28, 2020


Public Information Meetings - Disparity Presentations
March 9, 2020

Join us for a presentation on how services are delivered.  Click here for more...

Guide to Voting in California
October 5, 2019

Learn how to vote for the right people into office who would represent you in California. All information to register included.

Join the Board of Directors!
November 2, 2019

Make your voice be heard and make a difference by joining the San Andreas Regional Center Board of Directors and represent your area.

Your Child with Special Needs to enter Preschool or Kindergarten

ZOOM WORKSHOP for Monterey County parents of children
ages 2 to 5 years old

If you have a child who may need extra educational supports as they enter preschool or kindergarten, this ZOOM workshop is for YOU!
Wednesday, October 28
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Register >>> Click here <<<<

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