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Welcome to Alta California Regional Center

We envision a community where individuals with developmental disabilities are valued members who are treated with dignity and respect.


ACRC Completes Sonoma Developmental Center Closure Activities

In May 2015, Sonoma Developmental Center’s closure was announced.   An ambitious date of December 2018 was set for the closure and to successfully move 400 residents from the developmental center to the community.   Prior to the closure announcement, ACRC moved out approximately six clients a year from Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC) through the Community Placement Plan (CPP).   With the closure announcement being made, ACRC needed to move 54 individuals in a three and a half year period.  ACRC completed these placements into the communi


Deadline for Provider Rate Survey Extended

The Department of Developmental Services announced today that the deadline for submitting the Provider Rate Survey has been extended to August 3, 2018


Self -Determination Waiver Approved

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the Self-Determination program.   Below is the announcement from Nancy Bargmann, Director of the Department of Developmental Services.  As noted below, there is still some work to do to begin this new program.  A timeline will be published by the DDS on June 18, 2018 with information on the implementation. 



Provider Rate Survey

The Department of Developmental Services  has contracted with Burns and Associates, a consulting firm to conduct a rate study of current regional center service providers.   Click on the link below to access the survey.  Below is the email from Burns & Associates to service providers.



Help Wanted -Volunteer Board Members Needed
Volunteer to Help Lead ACRC

We’re looking for a few talented and conscientious volunteer board members to lead and strengthen our services for people with developmental disabilities.  If you can contribute your time, thoughtfulness and leadership to two meetings a month, nine months of the year, and are interested in exploring this opportunity, please call us at (916) 978-6245 to find out whether this opportunity is right for you. Click on the links below for more information. 

We’re especially looking for people residing in Yolo and El Dorado counties, with a knowledge of services to individuals with developmental disabilities, a background in business, law, management, and/or finance, and a commitment to individuals with developmental disabilities.


Clients at Work

ACRC continues to support clients who are working or desire to work.  We recently learned about a video of four ACRC clients who work at SMUD (Sacramento Municipal Utility District).