Resources for Families
To be an effective advocate for your child, you need information from
Westside, service providers, and schools, as well as community programs
and resources that can assist you. To help you, Westside Regional Center
has also included a section on resources that we hope will be useful to
Family Center on Technology and Disability (FCTC) – this resource is designed to support organizations and programs that work with families of children and youth with disabilities. They offer a range of information and services on the subject of assistive and instructional technologies. Whether you're an organization, a parent, an educator, or an interested friend, we hope you'll find information that supports you in your efforts to bring the highest quality education to children with disabilities.
Mental Health & Developmental Disability Resource Directory –This resource directory was developed for participants of the L.A. MHaDDE Program. The aim of this resource directory is to provide mental health and developmental disabilities resource listings of available local community resources in West & North Los Angeles Counties.
Regional Center or Vendor/Contractor Whistleblower Complaint Process – this information is provide to you from the
Department of Developmental Services on the process for handling whistleblower complaints regarding alleged improper activity by the regional center or vendors/contractor.
Arrest & Victim of a Crime Protocols - To
keep families informed we have posted these important protocols should
your loved one be arrested or be a victim of a crime. Links and Telephone
numbers to local law enforcement agencies can be found here as well.
Missing Person Protocol - Westside Regional
Center has implemented for your knowledge this important and useful protocol
should your loved one become missing. Telephone numbers to L.A. area regional
center faxes are found here along with numbers and links to local law
Assistance Benefits/resources consumers living independently
may be eligible to receive.
California Poison Control System (CPCS) is the statewide provider of immediate, free and expert treatment advice and assistance over the telephone in case of exposure to poisonous, hazardous or toxic substances. Call us toll-free - 1-800-222-1222, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
California or Congressional Legislative Bills Search by keywords, bill or action number(s).
Counseling Services Community resources
for counseling and psychological support services.
Information Sites Links to government
and community resources.
Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) Information on filing for special education mediation and due process requests. Click here for the OAH Medication Due Process Form
Other Favorite Sites Sites that WRC
staff find useful and interesting.