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What's New

Vendor Rate Study (05/17/17)
Section 4519.8 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, requires the Department of Developmental Services to submit a rate study addressing the sustainability, quality, and transparency of community-based services for individuals with developmental disabilities. The Department intends to contract with Burns & Associates to conduct the required rate study.

Plan for Crisis and Other Safety Net Services In the California Developmental Services (05/13/17)
The Department of Developmental Services safety net plan is released. The plan provides background on the developmental disabilities services system and presents DDS' plan to enhance the continuum of service options to support individuals with the most challenging service needs.

Budget Highlights (05/11/17)
2017 May Revision Highlights for the Department of Developmental Services.

Draft Provider Survey Webinar/Conference Call (05/10/17)
Initial draft of survey for providers who received rate increases effective July 1, 2016. Webinar/conference call information has been updated

Home and Community-Based Services Regulations - Provider Funding Concepts (05/03/17)
Information regarding initial approval of provider funding concepts.

Annual Part C Grant Application (02/21/17)
The Department of Developmental Services (DDS), as lead agency for Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part C, is providing the public the opportunity to review and comment on California's draft IDEA, Part C grant application for 2017 federal early intervention funds.

Highlights from the 85th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony (12/21/16)
Please enjoy this YouTube of the 2016 Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.