ARCA Housing Advocacy Webinar Thursday, December 7th

Come join the Association of Regional Center Agencies for their next webinar on Housing Advocacy on Thursday December 7th at 2pm-3pm! Topics of discussion include the need for affordable housing for individuals served by the regional center and how they can advocate for more. Registration for this event is required. Please visit the following link to register:

Offices Closed Thursday & Friday, November 23rd and 24th

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of Thanksgiving. We will reopen on Monday, November 27th. Our after-hours service remains available for non-medical emergencies at 1-800-884-1594. Wishing you a happy, joyous, and fun-filled Thanksgiving!


Offices Closed Friday, November 10th

Our offices will be closed on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veteran’s Day. Our after-hours service remains available for non-medical emergencies at 1-800-884-1594. Thank you for serving our nation and defending our freedom!

Ornaments Needed for DDS by November 16th!

For more than two decades, individuals who have a developmental disability have created ornaments used to decorate the Christmas tree at the State Capitol. The Department of Developmental services (DDS) would love to see your ornament creation at the official State Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony! Ornaments must be received by DDS no later than November 16th! Please refer to the following link for ornament guidelines, suggestions and shipping form information:

Guidelines Suggestions

Shipping Form

Developmental Disabilities & Neurodiversity Conference Survey

Your input is needed! Special Care Services is hosting a Developmental Disability and Neurodiversity Conference in April 2024. This 2-day conference is geared toward healthcare, developmental providers, caregivers, and families of individuals with special needs. To ensure their sessions and resources are focused on best practices and current research, please take a brief, 5-minute survey and complete by November 17th by visiting the following link:

Annual Arts & Crafts Fair-December 8th

Save-the-Date for our next Annual Arts & Crafts Fair to be held at our Napa office! Our Arts & Crafts Fair is an opportunity for our clients to showcase their creativity, to meet our vendors & staff, and to enjoy the holidays in support of the individuals we serve! We look forward to seeing you there!

National Disability Awareness Month

Recognizing the importance of ensuring all people have equal opportunity to contribute their skills and talents, this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (#NDEAM) theme is “Advancing Access and Equity.” Learn more at