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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.


Minimum Wage Increase effective January 1, 2019

Effective January 1, 2019 the minimum wage in California will increase from $11.00 to $12.00 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees and from $10.50 to $11.00 per hour for employers with 25 or less employees. Regional center service providers that are currently paying a wage below these amounts  may be entitled to an increase. Please review the information below to determine the steps necessary to apply for a rate adjustment.


HCBS 2018-2019 Provider Compliance Funding

The Department of Developmental Services has released the attached guidance on the application process for the Fiscal Year 2018-19 HCBS Provider Compliance Funding. DDS will hold two one-hour webinars, to review the application process and answer questions. These will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 3:30pm to 4:30pm, and Monday, November 26, 2018, from 11am to Noon.  To register please follow the instructions found at www.dds.ca.gov/HCBS


How to Access an Encrypted Email Sent From Alta California Regional Center (ACRC)

To ensure the protection of sensitive client information, any email containing client identifying information sent to an email address outside of ACRC must be encrypted.  ACRC uses Barracuda Email Encryption Service.


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).