Welcome to the California Department of Developmental Services
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1600 9th Street
P. O. Box 944202
Sacramento, CA 94244-2020

Info: (916) 654-1690
TTY: (916) 654-2054

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Information About DDS

The Department of Developmental Services is one of 12 departments and one board comprising the California Health and Human Services Agency. With a budget of more than $4.5 billion, the department provides services and supports for approximately 216,000 children and adults with developmental disabilities and 29,000 infants at risk of developmental delay or disability. These services are provided through state-operated developmental centers and community facilities, and contracts with twenty-one nonprofit agencies called regional centers. In addition, the regional centers are currently providing diagnosis & evaluation services to approximately 9,000 consumers. (See Monthly Consumer Caseload Reports for additional information.)

 
 
Last Updated: 3/29/2012