California Poison Control System (CPCS) is the statewide provider of immediate, free, and expert treatment advice and assistance over the telephone in case of exposure to poisonous, hazardous, or toxic substances. Call us toll-free at 1-800-222-1222, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a COVID-19 webpage for Direct Service Providers (i.e., personal care attendants, direct support professionals, paraprofessionals, therapists, and others).
Department of Developmental Services for COVID-19 Information and Resources page provides links to general information about COVID-19, approved changes to increase flexibility for providers, resources, and more.
DDS Safety Net – The purpose of the SafetyNet is to ensure that Californians with developmental disabilities are safe and healthy. With this in mind, we develop new SafetyNet articles, presentations, and tools based directly on trends among Californian individuals with developmental disabilities. We hope that individuals with developmental disabilities and supporters (direct support professionals, family members, and other support providers) will find the information on this site relevant, practical, and engaging.
DDS Wellness Tool Kit is a new website that provides information and tools related to health and safety for self-advocates, direct support professionals (DSPs), and vendors or providers. On this site, you will find articles, slideshows, and videos; tools to use in your everyday life; links to online resources; and more!
Official California Legislative Information – This site is maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California and contains up-to-date information on the law, legislative sessions, and bill information.