Entries by rhiannonm

Meet the new Chair of the WRC Board of Directors!

Dr. Sofia M. Vergara is the new Board Chair at WRC. She earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice from Loyola Marymount University (LMU), as well as her Masters there in Secondary Education. Since 2017, she has been teaching university classes on Disability and Multiculturalism in Special Education at LMU. For the past […]

Website for Californians Impacted by Wildfires and Power Shutoff

  SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the launch of a new state website with tools and resources for Californians who have been impacted by wildfires and utility-directed power shutoffs.   The website, RESPONSE.CA.GOV, combines emergency response, recovery and resilience information into a single place for easy access by users. It is a one-stop portal […]

Notice of Public Meeting

To Present the 2020 WRC Performance Contract  Thursday, October 24, 2019  4:00 PM – 5:30 PM   Danneker Boardroom 3rd Floor   Westside Regional Center will conduct its annual Public Meeting on Thursday, October 24, 2019 to present the 2020 WRC Performance Contract. The performance contract is comprised of goals and outcomes that are developed […]

Hot Off the Press!–New WRC Transition to Adulthood Guide

Hello WRC Community! We are pleased to announce that our brand new Transition from High School to Adulthood booklet is now available on our website resource page in English and Spanish. If you, your loved one or someone you support are nearing the transition out of high school (14 and up) , this book is your one-stop […]

A Letter from our Interim Executive Director

To Whom It May Concern, I am writing this letter to inform the Westside Regional Center Community that effective this week, I have formally assumed the role as Interim Executive Director and will also maintain my current position as the Director of Clinical Services.  I plan to remain in the interim position until a permanent […]

A Message from our Board of Directors

July 22, 2019 Dear Clients and Families of Westside Regional Center, We are writing to inform you that, after a great deal of thought and concern, the Board of Directors of Westside Regional Center (WRC) has decided not to renew the contract of the current Executive Director, Carmine Manicone. Carmine has led our regional center […]

Community Resource Development Plan-Community Placement Plan (CPP) FY19-20 Prioritized Projects

Westside Regional Center: Update FY19-20 Community Resource Development Plan Priorities Post Date: May 31, 2019 Westside Regional Center (WRC) priorities considered for the Community Resource Development Plan (CRDP) proposals to the Department of Developmental Services include but may not be limited to development in the following areas: WRC12-13-4 Continued (EBSH-8013 Ramsgate) Additional funds needed for […]