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Aleana Carreon
Executive Director

15000 Arnold Drive
Eldridge, CA 95431
Public: (707) 938-6000
Fax: (707) 938-3605
TTY: (707) 938-6548

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Sonoma Developmental Center


Embracing a Future of Possibilities


SDC provides person-centered planning, services, and supports to people with developmental disabilities so that they have the opportunity to achieve their potential.

Sonoma Developmental Center


  • A philosophy of serving others, dedicated to residents, staff, and stakeholders through timely, considerate, competent, and committed actions.
  • An organization built on respectful relationships that honors choice, rights, trust, and communication.
  • The responsible management of resources--fiscal, physical, and human--through planning and preservation. The promotion of leadership at all levels because we are responsible, innovative, dynamic, and inclusive.

SDC has a history in meeting the needs of people with developmental disabilities by providing an extensive array of services that promote ongoing health, learning, self-advocacy, and increased independence. SDC continuously offers innovative social, recreational, educational, vocational, and other programs.


In order to preserve the privacy and dignity of individuals living at the DC, general tours for individuals and the public are not available. Educational tours are available at the discretion of the Executive Director. For public information, or to schedule a tour, please contact the Assistant to the Executive Director/Public Information Officer at (707) 938-6643. Members of the media who would like a tour should complete and submit the Media Access Request and Agreement form.

Infection Control Officer: In accordance with requirements of California Health and Safety Code (HSC) Section 1797.188(d), the Infection Control Officer for Sonoma Developmental Center can be reached at (707) 938-6591. For after hours, contact the Assistant Coordinator of Nursing Services at (707) 938-6698.


Last Updated: 5/25/2018