Entries by sandyr

Know Your Rights!

It has come to our attention that there may be potential raids in the city of Los Angeles by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers, also known as “ICE.” These raids are targeting undocumented immigrants. For individuals who may be impacted by these raids, resources are available on our website, Facebook and Instagram. If additional information […]

Stay Safe During the 4th of July Celebration!

Help us prevent fireworks-related injuries and deaths by following these safety tips from the Consumer Product Safety Commission: Don’t buy or use illegal fireworks! Fines range between $500 and $1,000. Always have an adult supervise fireworks activities. Parents don’t realize that young children suffer injuries from sparklers. Sparklers burn at temperatures of about 2,000 degrees […]

Telephone Lines Will Be Upgraded

On July 3rd at 5:30PM, individuals served by WRC and their families will be contacted via an auto-call with the message below. Please note: this is not a spam call. “Good evening. This is a message from the Westside Regional Center. The regular phone lines for Westside Regional Center will be upgraded on Friday, July […]

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

Westside Regional Center (WRC) is happy to announce the arrival of two new social media accounts to help you access important information at your fingertips. Facebook and Instagram will inform you of: important events, trainings, public meetings and workshops; legislative news and budget updates; civic engagement opportunities; resources available at WRC and in your community; […]

Auto-Call to Westside Families

Please be aware that Westside Regional Center will be sending the following message to Westside Families on Thursday, April 11th at 5:45pm: “Good evening. This is a message from the Westside Regional Center. The regular phone lines for Westside Regional Center will be upgraded on Friday, April 12 and will be unavailable between the hours […]

CalFresh Will Become Available for SSI Recipients This Summer

On June 1st of 2019 hundreds of thousands of Californians with disabilities and seniors who rely on SSI/SSP will be able to apply for the CalFresh food assistance program for the first time. Serving nearly 4 million people monthly, CalFresh defends against hunger and malnutrition, and lifts more people out of poverty than any other […]

Wildfire Resources

Update provided by the State Council on Developmental Disabilities Here are updated resources on the statuses of the wildfires and a list of verified accessible evacuation shelters. Each location is verified daily. Current Wildfire Fires’ Statuses as of 8:00 AM on 11/14/18 Camp Fire: 135,000 acres, 35% contained Woolsey Fire: 97,620 acres, 47% contained List […]