Alternative Nonresidential Services

Provider Monthly Reporting

December 2020

November 2020

September/October 2020

Technical Assistance and Training Agent

San Diego Regional Center (SDRC) and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) have identified a need to create a Statewide Technical Assistance and Training Agent to coordinate a variety of supports to service providers to implement the Alternative Nonresidential Services model.  The Request for Proposals has concluded; Easterseals Southern California and California Disability Services Association were selected.

Symposiums on Innovative and Alternative Services in Action

Please visit the “Creative Corner” tab to view the recordings and presentations from the four part web series.

Provider Briefings

Alternative Services: Provider Briefing on Monthly Rates
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Information for Individuals and Families

Alternative Nonresidential Services Town Hall Series

DDS held a series of Zoom “Town Hall” presentations to provide information on the alternative nonresidential services option. DDS provided an overview and answered technical questions, concerns and recommendations for operationalizing the new model. The same presentation was given at all four dates to accommodate as many schedules as possible.

DDS Directives

January 4, 2020: Update Regarding Monthly Rates for Transportation and Group Supported Employment for Alternative Nonresidential Services NEW

January 4, 2021: Guidance Regarding Reporting Requirements for Alternative Nonresidential Services NEW

December 2, 2020: Guidance Regarding Monthly Rates and Applicable Services for Alternative Nonresidential Services

November 10, 2020: Guidance Regarding Reporting Requirements for Alternative Nonresidential Services

October 28, 2020: Update on Monthly Rates for Alternative Nonresidential Services

August 31, 2020: Policies and Procedures for Utilizing Alternative Nonresidential Services During the COVID-19 State of Emergency


Last modified: January 6, 2021