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California Department of Developmental Services

Street Address: 1600 9th Street; Sacramento, CA 95814 Mailing Address: P. O. Box 944202; Sacramento, California 94244-2020

General Information
For general inquiries, call (916) 654-1690 or TTY: (916) 654-2054.
Report technical problems or questions about this Website to the DDS Webmaster.
Media Contact
Media representatives can call the Office of Legislation, Regulations & Public Affairs at (916) 654-1884 for information on press releases or public notices.
Public Records Act
For request to inspect public records, call the Office of Legal Affairs at (916) 654-3405.
DDS Privacy Notice
Send an e-mail to our privacy officer about privacy of personally identifiable data on this Website at privacy@dds.ca.gov.
Executive Staff and Branch Managers
Names, e-mail address, and phone number of branch managers and executive staff.
Early Start Program
For question or information on the Early Start Program, call 1 (800) 515-2229 or send an e-mail to earlystart@dds.ca.gov.
Parental Fee Program
For question or information on the Parental Fee Program, call 1 (800) 862-0007, (916) 654-3319, or send an e-mail to ddsparentalfee@dds.ca.gov.
Direct Support Professional Training
For questions about the Direct Support Professional Training program, call 1 (800) 622-8904 or send an e-mail to cfdsp@dds.ca.gov.
Intermediate Care Facility - Program Plan
For questions regarding Intermediate Care Facilities, call (916) 654-1965 or send an e-mail to ddscls@dds.ca.gov.
Residential Facilities and Rates
For questions regarding residential facilities and rates, call (916) 654-2140.
Vendorization and Non-Residential Rates
For questions regarding vendorization and non-residential rates, call (916) 654-2300.
Small Business Procurement Advocate
Our small business procurement advocate provides technical advice and assistant in resolving problems and questions.
DDS Resource Guide
For questions or information contained in the DDS Resource Guide, send an e-mail to rgeditor@dds.ca.gov.
Last Updated: 3/11/2019