BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

September 11, 2019 at 6:00PM

AT WESTSIDE REGIONAL CENTER – MIKE DANNEKER BOARDROOM

The Board Meeting is being held on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 6:00PM at Westside Regional Center 5901 Green Valley Circle, Mike Danneker Boardroom on the 3rd Floor, Culver City, CA 90230.

To view the agenda for the meeting click here.

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda September 11, 2019

All Board Meetings Take Place At Westside Regional Center, 3rd Floor, Mike Danneker Board Room. Everyone from the community is welcome. Committees meet in different conference rooms.

Strategic Planning Committee Meeting

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH AT 5:00PM

The Strategic Planning Committee will be meeting at Westside Regional Center on Thursday, September 5th at 5:00pm in the 4th floor Conference Room 4D. 

Equity Committee Meeting

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 AT 6:00PM

The Equity Committee will be meeting at Westside Regional Center on Tuesday, September 3rd at 6:00pm in the 4th floor conference room 4D.

There will be childcare available for this meeting.  You must RSVP with the FRC no later than 12:00pm on Friday, August 30, 2019 at (310)258-4063. Space is limited.

If you know a family that is currently impacted by funding disparities or not receiving needed services please call our FRC at (310) 258-4063 and sign up for “Office Hours”.  Families are asked to call the FRC by 12:00pm on Friday, August 30th in order for us to review the IPP, services being funded and any other pertinent information that would help in addressing the family’s concerns.  If there are any other individuals that would like to support the family during the “office hours,”  we will request that the parent or adult consumer sign a consent for release of information in order to provide Westside Regional Center authorization to openly discuss information that is considered confidential and private.

We will also have Spanish interpretation available at the Equity Committee Meeting.

Public Meeting on Caseload Ratios

July 29, 2019 from 10:00AM-11:30AM

&

July 30, 2019 from 6:00PM-7:30PM

At Westside Regional Center

There will be two Public Meetings on Caseload Ratios. The first one will be held on Monday, July 29, 2019 from 10:00AM to 11:30AM and the second will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2019 from 6:00PM to 7:30PM, both at Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Circle, Culver City, CA 90230.

To view the notice of the meeting click here.

Self Determination Local Advisory Committee

August 8, 2019 at 6:00pm

(NEW DATE FOR AUGUST )

This meeting that is held on the second Tuesday of each month at Westside Regional Center from 6:00-8:00 pm, except for the month of August 2019. The committee shall consist of the regional center client’s rights advocate, consumers, family members, and other advocates and community leaders. A majority of the committee shall be consumers and their family members. The committee shall reflect the multicultural diversity and geographic profile of the catchment area. The committee shall review the development and ongoing progress of the Self Determination Program, including whether the program advances the principles of self determination and is operating consistent with the requirements of this section, and may make ongoing recommendations for improvement to the regional center and the department. All are welcome to attend these meetings.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

July 10, 2019 at 6:00PM

AT WESTSIDE REGIONAL CENTER – MIKE DANNEKER BOARDROOM

 

The Board Meeting is being held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6:00PM at Westside Regional Center 5901 Green Valley Circle, Mike Danneker Boardroom on the 3rd Floor, Culver City, CA 90230.

To view the agenda for the meeting click here.

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda July 10, 2019

All Board Meetings Take Place At Westside Regional Center, 3rd Floor, Mike Danneker Board Room. Everyone from the community is welcome. Committees meet in different conference rooms.

Equity Committee Meeting

THURSDAY, MAY 30th AT 6:00PM

The Equity Committee will be meeting at Westside Regional Center on Thursday, May 30th at 6:00pm in the 3rd floor Danneker Boardroom.

There will be childcare available for this meeting.  You must RSVP with the FRC no later than 12:00pm on Friday, May 24th, 2019 at (310)258-4063. Space is limited.

If you know a family that is currently impacted by funding disparities or not receiving needed services please call our FRC at (310) 258-4063 and sign up for “Office Hours”.  Families are asked to call the FRC by 12:00pm on Friday, May 24th in order for us to review the IPP, services being funded and any other pertinent information that would help in addressing the family’s concerns.  If there are any other individuals that would like to support the family during the “office hours,”  we will request that the parent or adult consumer sign a consent for release of information in order to provide Westside Regional Center authorization to openly discuss information that is considered confidential and private.

We will also have Spanish interpretation available at the Equity Committee Meeting.

ATTENTION ALL SERVICE PROVIDERS: THIS IMPACTS EVERYONE!

 

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has released the Proposed Rate Models!  It is imperative that you review this proposed rate structure as it has serious implications  to how providers do business and what reimbursement rate will be assigned.

The WRC Rate Model can be viewed here. Our community has until April 5, 2019 to provide comments.  We need your input!

WRC will host 2 sessions on Tuesday, March 26th to gather information to send to DDS and the Legislature.  Sessions will be held from 9:30am-11:30am and 12:30pm -2:30pm in our Danneker Boardroom at WRC.   A third session will be held at Empowertech located at 9100 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045, on March 27th from 5:00pm-7:00pm.  Please plan to attend at least one but you are welcome to all.

You should additionally provide your input by completing this survey.  Please answer the questions that are relevant to the services you provide.  You are able to skip to questions in the survey that apply to your organization. ALL feedback is valuable and needed.

All comments and input must be received by Monday, April 1st to be submitted by WRC to DDS.

Please get the word out to every service provider that you know.  This is your last chance to provide input regarding this new rate structure.

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 to attend this public meeting.

 

We will have limited on-site childcare.  Please RSVP for childcare with the FRC at (310)258-4063 no later than 12:00pm on Friday, October 5, 2018. Spanish translation will be available.