Entries by sandyr

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 […]

Notice of Public Meeting to Present the 2019 WRC Performance Contract:

Westside Regional Center will conduct its annual Public Meeting on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 to present the 2019 WRC Performance Contract. The performance contract is comprised of goals and outcomes that are developed as a result of community input.  Self-Advocates, families, service providers, advocates, DDS and State Council on Developmental Disabilities Representatives and others are invited […]

Summer Fun Packet!

Westside Family Resource & Empowerment Center presents their: Summer Fun Packet CLICK HERE to find fun activities for this summer! The packet includes information about: summer camps, recreational organizations, ideas, tips and contact information!  

Self-Determination is Approved!¡Se Aprueba la Auto-Determinación!

**Excerpt from the State Council Los Angeles News, Volume 82** After several years of waiting for self-determination to get off the ground, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the Medicaid waiver that was required to implement the program. The Department of Developmental Services and regional centers across the state are gearing […]