Apply for Regional Center benefits
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Apply for Regional Center benefits

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Published: Feb. 27, 2023Updated: Jul. 16, 2024

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Individuals with certain disabilities and developmental delays can receive extra services and funding from Regional Center. Get help applying for these benefits in our step-by-step guide.
Regional Center offers services that can help you advocate for your child to receive all the resources that will help them thrive.


Curated by our research team, signed off by experts and parents alike, guides walk you through the entire process, step-by-step. They cover common pitfalls and how to navigate complexities in order to accomplish your goal.

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Regional Center can fund a wide variety of services for eligible children with developmental disabilities. Learn the basics and apply for your child to become a Regional Center client.
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