Entries by Lidenira Amador

WRC SELF-DETERMINATION UPDATE- SELECTION & NEXT STEPS

SELF DETERMINATION UPDATE: As of October 1, 2018, the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) made the stratified random selection of the initial 2500 Self Determination Program (SDP) participants for the first three years of the program. WRC has 64 slots and after three years, the program rolls out to everyone. DDS will send a letter […]

IMPORTANT DATES: What’s Happening with Self-Determination at Westside Regional Center?

SELF DETERMINATION LOCAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: The Westside Regional Center (WRC) Self-Determination Local Advisory Committee, made up of self-advocates and family members, and supported by wonderful staff, providers and other community members, is mounting an ambitious schedule to implement the Self-Determination Program at our regional center. We wanted to inform all of you about our […]

WRC Self Determination Local Advisory Committee Meeting Date Changed in October & December

Self Determination Local Advisory Committee This meeting that is typically held on the second Tuesday of each month at Westside Regional Center from 6:00-8:00 pm. *October 2018 meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 16th from 6-8pm at WRC* *December 2018 meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 4th from 6-8pm at WRC* The committee […]

Sept. 25- National Voter Registration Day!

National Voter Registration Day is on September 25! Thousands of organizations, companies, celebrities, and everyday Americans across the country are celebrating National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) by registering new voters: https://nationalvoterregistrationday.org/ We want to make sure every American has the opportunity to vote this year. It’s important for all of us to help voters get […]

Disney Community Involvement Program Tickets/ Programa de Participación de la Comunidad de Disney

We are pleased to share that WRC will be working with the Disney Community Involvement Program (CIP) again this year to assist client/families interested in being on the Disney list, to purchase discounted Disney tickets. This program is for individuals with permanent disabilities. Please read the forms carefully and fill out the information completely in […]

WRC Employment First Business Advisory Committee- September Meeting Date Changed to Tuesday the 18th

Please join us! WRC Employment First & Business Advisory Committee **Next meeting: Tuesday, September 18th at 1pm** (3rd floor Danneker boardroom) We will continue to work on our strategic plan activities and upcoming committee sponsored events- October Career Fair & Chamber Mixer Westside Regional Center Employment First Advisory Committee Committee Purpose: Partnership and collaboration, promoting […]

CAREER FAIR- WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17TH 9AM TO 12PM AT WRC

OCTOBER IS NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH IN HONOR OF THIS OCCASION, WRC IS HOSTING A CAREER FAIR! WE ARE SEEKING EMPLOYERS, BUSINESSES, RECRUITERS AND THOSE LOOKING FOR EMPLOYMENT! WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17TH 2018 FROM 9AM TO 12PM 5901 Green Valley Circle, Suite #320 Culver City, CA 90230 (WRC) EMPLOYER/BUSINESS ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wrc-career-fair-employer-recruiter-registration-only-tickets-49236951046 JOB SEEKER ONLINE […]

Social Security & Work Incentives Information Session-Wednesday September 26th 10am-12pm at WRC

Joy Tsuhako, Area Work Incentives Coordinator (AWIC) from the Social Security Administration (SSA) will present information on the disability benefits available at SSA: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Joy will also cover how work affects these cash benefits, as well as the medical benefits, Medicare and Medi-Cal. Wednesday September 26th […]