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Westside Regional Center staff is dedicated to providing support and assistance to all of the clients we serve and to developing a partnership with families.

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Audits & Reviews

Independent Audit Requirement for Vendors

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) requires specified vendors to contract with an independent accounting firm for an audit or review of their financial statements
Read moreIndependent Audit Requirement For Vendors

Department of Developmental Services (DDS) Audit

The DDS Audit Branch completed an audit of WRC during a specified period.

Read moreFinal Audit Report for Fiscal Years 10-11, 11-12
Read moreFinal Audit Report for Fiscal Years 07-08, 08-09, 09-10

Bi-Annual Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Program Review

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) conducted the federal compliance monitoring review of the HCBS Waiver at WRC in order to ensure its implementation in accordance with Medicaid statute and regulations.

Read moreThe biannual Home and Community-based Service Waiver program review conducted by the State and the Department of Health Care Services

List of Service Providers

This list contains the names, type of service, and contact information of all purchase of service vendors, except consumers or family members of consumers. WIC 4629.5(b)(6)

View the listList of Service Providers

Performance Contract

Every year, the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) contracts with regional centers in California to serve consumers and families. And, every year DDS looks at how well the regional centers are doing. These reports will give you information about Westside Regional Center.

Annual Performance Contract

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract 2019

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract 2018

pdf-icon WRC Performance Contract For 2017

pdf-icon WRC Contrato de Rendimiento del 2017

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract For 2016

pdf-icon WRC Performance Contract For 2015

pdf-icon WRC Performance Contract For 2014

pdf-icon WRC Performance Contract For 2013

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract For 2012

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract for 2011

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract for 2010

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract for 2009

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract For 2008

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract For 2007

pdf-icon WRC Performance Contract For 2006

Performance Contract Year End Report

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract Year End Report For 2018*

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract Year End Report For 2017*

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract Year End Report For 2016*

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract Year End Report For 2015*

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract Year End Report For 2014*

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract Year End Report For 2013*

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract Year End Report for 2012*

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract Year End Report For 2011*

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract Year End Report For 2010*

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract Year End Report For 2009*

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract Year End Report For 2008*

pdf-iconWRC Draft Performance Contract for 2007*

pdf-iconWRC Performance Contract for 2006*

Policies

Conflict of Interest Policy

The policy ensures that regional center board members and employees act in the course of their duties solely in the best interest of regional center consumers and their families without regard to the interests of any other organization with which they are associated or persons to whom they are related. Board members, employees, and others acting on the regional center’s behalf shall be free from conflicts of interest that could adversely influence their judgment, objectivity, or loyalty to the regional center, its consumers, or its mission. WIC, Section 4626(a).

Read the CIP for WRC EmployeesCONFLICT OF INTEREST STANDARDS for Regional Center Employees 6-24-2011

Read the CIP for Board MembersConflict of Interest Board Standards Statement 6-24-2011

Transparency and Public Information Policy

The purpose of the board approved “Transparency and Public Information Policy” is to establish guidelines for timely public access to information and records in accordance with Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC), Section 4629.5, 4640.6(k), 4639, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the state’s contract with the regional center.

Read moreThe Board-approved transparency and public information policy

Protocol for Disbursement for Start-Up and Developmental Funding Policy

The WRC contract with the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) includes a provision, under Article II. Program Provisions, (2) Resource Development that regional centers may choose to utilize POS funds for selected new program development. The contract requires that the regional center develop and maintain a written policy for the disbursement of start-up monies.

Read more→ Protocol for Disbursement for Start-Up and Development Funding – Board Approved | WRC RFP Policy

Protocol for Resource Development—Identified Service Needs—Request for Proposal Policy

The WRC contract with the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) includes a provision, under Article II. Program Provisions, (2) Resource Development that regional centers must have a Board approved policy specifying the circumstances under which the regional center will issue requests for proposal to address a service need.

Notice of Privacy Practices

This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.

View our Privacy Policy

Whistleblower Policy

Regional Center or Vendor/Contractor Whistleblower complaints are defined as the reporting of an“improper regional center or vendor/contractor activity”.

Zero Tolerance Policy for Abuse or Neglect

Westside Regional Center will protect the rights of adults and children with developmental disabilities. Under the direction of Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) 15630 and Public Code (PC) 1164-11174.3, WRC will maintain a zero tolerance for abuse and neglect for the individuals we serve.

Purchase of Service (POS) Data

Efforts to Reduce Purchase of Service Disparities

In 2016, ABX2 1 (Chapter 3, Statutes of 2016) added Welfare and Institutions (W&I) Code section 4519.5(h), which allocated $11 million to the Department of Developmental Services (Department) to assist regional centers (RCs) in the implementation of strategies to reduce disparities in regional centers’ purchase of services (POS). In Fiscal Year (FY) 2016/17, the Department reviewed RC proposals and approved funding for projects to increase opportunities for equitable access to services and supports.

Purchase of Services Expenditure and Demographic Data

Westside Regional Center (WRC) presents the following data as required by the Lanterman Act (W&I Code §4519.5). This data for fiscal year 2015-2016 shows WRC purchase of service (POS) authorizations, expenditures and utilization by different demographic categories as outlined in the law. In addition, there are new reports that show data related to copayments and coinsurance. WRC encourages you to review the expenditure and demographic data.

Purchase Of Service—WRC Public Meeting Reports

The following reports and/or PowerPoint’s contain information on the results from our annual public meetings discussing purchase of service disparities.

PowerPoint

2018 PPT Slides

2017 PPT Slides

Report to DDS

2018 Report

2017 Report
2016 Report
2015 Report
 2014 Report 

Regional Center Annual Tax and Financial Information

Annual Tax

Below is the Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax, Form 990. WIC 4629.5(a) & IRS.

Form 990 2017

Form 990 2016

Form 990 2015

Financial Information

This is the Independent Auditors’ Report on WRC’s financial statements and related statements of activities, functional expenses, and cash flows for the years then ended.

 June 30, 2018 Financials

 June 30, 2017 Financials

 June 30, 2016 Financials

W & I Code Reports

Administrative Expenditures

Prior fiscal year expenditures from the regional center operations budget for all administrative services, including managerial, consultant, accounting, personnel, labor relations, and legal services, whether procured under a written contract or otherwise. WIC 4629.5(b)(3) and (13).

Bylaws of the Regional Center Governing Board

Bylaws are the rules that outline how the WRC Board will operate

Personnel Classification Reports

Current salary schedule for all personnel classifications. WIC 4629.5(b)(3) and (13).

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