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Welcome to DDS
The California Department of Developmental Services is the agency through which the State of California provides services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities.
These disabilities include intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and related conditions. Services are provided through state-operated developmental centers and community facilities, and contracts with 21 nonprofit regional centers. The regional centers serve as a local resource to help find and access the services and supports available to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
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- 1915(i) State Plan Renewal Notice
The Department is seeking to renew the 1915(i) State Plan.
- Revised California Statewide Transition Plan
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has posted a revised draft of the Home and Community-Based Services Statewide Transition Plan (STP) for public comment. The revised STP and public comment instructions are available on the DHCS website. The public comment period ends September 29, 2016.
- Employment and Day Programs Report
This report is developed per policy decision and is critical for the administration of employment and day program services to improve employment outcomes for individuals with developmental disabilities.