General I/DD Information
Supported living services (also called SLS) support people with disabilities so they can live in their own home or apartment. SLS lets people with disabilities have services that meet their specific needs.
The law changed in 2011 as part of the Budget Trailer Bill. Now, there are a set of questions you and your IPP team must answer to get SLS. These questions will help you decide what types of services you may need. The form with these questions can be found on the DDS website here.
This publication explains the actions that In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) county staff may take to prevent fraud and ensure that only eligible IHSS recipients receive services and only those services to which they are entitled.
The State Legislature required the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) to reduce its budget in past years. As a result, there are changes to the Early Start (early intervention) services that regional centers can purchase and how the regional centers operate.
These materials will help you prepare for your regional center respite fair hearing. They are meant for regional center consumers age 3 and older. The materials address the person whose respite services are being denied, terminated, or reduced or the person representing him or her as “you.”
This pub will help you find the services you need from the Regional Center. Read the 16 tips on how to you can get better help when using services from the Regional Center.