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Upcoming Self-Determination Local Advisory Committee Meeting

The next Self-Determination Local Advisory Committee Meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 30th from 6:00pm-8:00pm on zoom. The agenda for this meeting can be found by clicking here. The committee reviews the development and ongoing progress of the Self Determination Program, including whether the program advances the principles of self determination and is operating […]

Your Input is Requested: Employment Workshop Series Survey

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (this October) Westside Regional Center (WRC) is in the process of developing a series of virtual workshops centered on Employment topics. Your feedback will inform the topics that the series will cover and will help us better support the employment needs of adults served by WRC. Please […]

WRC Vendor Town Hall This Thursday

Attention WRC Service Providers: You are invited to join Westside Regional Center for an informational Town Hall Meeting with our Vendor Community.  Join us to get the most up to date information about how we are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, ask questions, and learn about what your agency may need to complete in order […]

2nd Annual WRC LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration

The WRC LGBTQ+ Pride Planning Team invites you to join us for our second annual LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration on Thursday, June 25th at 10:30am. This year’s event will be a virtual gallery and performance art forum featuring LGBTQ+ artists with disabilities. This celebration is open to all WRC community members (Staff, Families, Self-Advocates, Providers, etc.). […]

Action Alert 6/17 at 2pm: All it takes is your call to say “Our system matters!”

Tomorrow, 6/17 at 2pm, WRC is partnering with ARCA on a statewide direct action to insist that Governor Newsom protects our system’s budget. Your participation is extremely important! It’s just a simple call, saying you strongly support a Budget that protects the developmental disabilities service system and its funding.  Your action should take place at […]

Practical Tips to Manage Stress and Anxiety During the Pandemic: For WRC Service Providers

Westside Regional Center service providers, please join us  on Wednesday, June 10th at 10am for a Zoom webinar with Dr. Mayra Mendez to learn coping tools to manage stress-related anxiety. We’ll discuss isolation, grief and loss of people, activities, income, and social connections due to COVID-19. We’ll also acknowledge our resiliency and capacity to move […]

Action Alert: Governor’s May Revise Budget Proposal

Do you have concerns about the budget cuts to Regional Center services being proposed in the Governor’s May Revise Budget Proposal? View the May Revise Here: http://www.ebudget.ca.gov/FullBudgetSummary.pdf  How to Make Sure Your Voice is Heard:  The Health and Human Services Budget Subcommittee that oversees the Regional Center system is holding a hearing on Monday, May […]

Political Action Committee: 4/29/20 at 5pm on Zoom

The Next Political Action Committee Meeting will take place virtually on April 29th at 4pm. Please note, you will need to register ahead of time to access this meeting. Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwqcemurDwjHdynEEQeO2Yy9imRFd9QF54j After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you are new to […]

Upcoming Board of Directors Meeting (Virtual)

The next Westside Regional Center Board of Directors meeting will be May 6th 2020 at 6:00pm. This meeting will be held virtually on Zoom. Instructions to join are as follows: If you haven’t already, sign up for a free Zoom account: https://zoom.us/signup Go to: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJQvduCvrDksHB7RAPpv1QyukqFS_9NrFQ to register to attend this meeting. You will be asked […]