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Regional Center

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Overview

In California, Regional Centers form a vast network of support for individuals with disabilities. Check out these resources to learn more about what services Regional Center provides, whether your child is eligible to receive them, and what to do if you receive a denial. You can also learn about the Self-Determination Program and how its flexible funding offers benefits to kids who are eligible.

What services might Regional Center provide for my family?

Some of the most common services offered by Regional Center include early intervention services, respite care, child care, social skills classes, behavioral therapy, and parent training. Check out our article Regional Center 101 for a much longer list. You should note that every Regional Center is operated independently, so the available services may differ.

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What services might Regional Center provide for my family?

How do I apply for Regional Center services?

Who helps develop the Individualized Program Plan?

Where can I find funding for social-recreational programs for my child?

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