On October 9, 2013 Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 468 into law, amending the Lanterman Act and mandating Regional Centers to implement a Self Determination Program. Per the law, the California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has applied for approval of federal funding for this new Self Determination Program as of December 31,2014. The application is still in review at the federal level. Meanwhile, Regional Centers, in partnership with our community are beginning planning,

This could  be a good option for  individuals  and families wanting more freedom, control, as well as responsibility in choosing services and supports.  NBRC, the State Council on Developmental Disabilities regional office, and Disability Rights-CA are working together to get information on SDP out to our community. For more information and/or to join the stakeholder group, click on the flyers below and read more about Self-Determination here.   Check out the video about Self Determination here.  SD in Plain Language Self-Determination Program (En Espanol) Self-DeterminationEnrollment: instructions regarding enrollment in the Self-Determination Program and how participants will be selected.

Scheduled Meetings

Informational Meetings

1/26/18 6-8pm ParentsCAN,  1909 Jefferson St, Napa

3/19/18 1-3pm NBRC, 2351 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa

3/19/18 6:30p-8:30pm Ulatis Community Center, 1000 Ulatis Dr, Vacaville

3/21/18 10-12 ParentsCAN, 1909 Jefferson St, Napa

4/27/18 1-3pm NBRC 610 Airpark Rd, Napa



*attending a presentation is a requirement in order to be considered for the Self Determination Program



Advisory Committee Meetings


All meetings are from 12-1:30 at both the Santa Rosa and Napa offices, with video conferencing


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

 Monday, April 09, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

Napa office: 610 Airpark Rd

Santa Rosa office: 2351 Mendocino Ave

Agendas & Minutes


SDAC meeting minutes 12.8.17

SDAC Agenda 12.18.17

SDAC meeting minutes 6.27.17


SDAC Agenda 1-18-17


SDAC_8 15 16 minutes

SDAC_Agenda_8 15 16

SDAC_Agenda_6 20 16 minutes

SDAC notes 4 22 16

SDAC_Agenda_6 20 16

NBRC Contact: January Crane, Federal Programs Department Manager            707-256-1256


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