County Supes Commend Developmental Disabilities Center

Regional Center of the East Bay receives county recognition: The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted today to commend a San Leandro facility for providing essential supportive services to people with developmental disabilities and their families for 40 years. Supervisor Nate Miley said the Regional Center of the East Bay serves 18,500 residents in Alameda and Contra Costa counties and is the fifth largest regional center in the state. Miley said the state Legislature’s passage of the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act 50 years ago created a system of regional centers that guaranteed that people with developmental disabilities have the right to receive services and support that help them to live more independent and productive lives in their communities. Read more.