Message to Clients and Community Partners on COVID-19


Dear ACRC Clients and Families,
While our offices are not open to the public for meetings or visitors, ACRC remains open for business.As always, we are committed to serving our clients and our community. If your service needs have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, please contact your Service Coordinator by phone or email and request a brief review of your Individual Program Plan. As a proactive measure to support clients who are impacted with school and Day Program closures, ACRC has automatically increased the authorized hours for Day Care, Personal Assistant (PA) in lieu of Day Care (for clients 22 and older), and Respite Services. Please continue to visit our website for future updates. We will get through this together!

Please help us maintain a healthy work environment. Your well-being is our priority! In person meeting requirements have been waived. You can request for a meeting:

  • Over the phone
  • Using video conference

Click on the DDS Directive on Requirements Waived letter to learn more. Contact your Service Coordinator to determine which option is best for you.

You can learn more about the Coronavirus Disease through the Center for Disease Control and Protection website and frequently asked questions on COVID-19. We have plain language on COVID-19 available in English and Spanish. Stay up to date on the latest information issued by the California Department of Public Health and find your local health departments by county.

Government Related News:

If you need food assistance, refer to county list below:

Information and Resources on Education:

Support and Other Resources:

Help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19 by practicing these health tips:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. 
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Learn how to clean and disinfect your home with this video on proper techniques.