Developmental Services Task Force

Upcoming Meetings

DS Task Force
April 2020

Community Resources Workgroup
February 25, 2020

Oversight, Accountability and Transparency Workgroup
March 23, 2020

Safety Net Workgroup
TBD

Service Access and Equity Workgroup
April 2020

System and Fiscal Reform Workgroup
March 2020 – Focus Group for Southern CA members
April 2020 – Focus Group for Northern CA members

Note: Dates and locations are subject to change, updates will be posted here as they become available.

Membership

The California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and California Health and Human Services Agency have announced that a total of 157 individuals from across the state have been selected as members of the Developmental Services (DS) Task Force. The DS Task Force provides guidance on the delivery of services to Californians who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Forty-two individuals will serve on the Task Force, and an additional 115 people will serve on the Task Force’s five workgroups. In the past, 21 individuals served on the Task Force and workgroups combined.

  • DS Task Force Membership PDF
  • Community Resources Workgroup Membership PDF The Community Resources Workgroup will discuss service development needs and opportunities, including housing, employment, workforce development, health, wellness, and technology.
  • Oversight, Accountability and Transparency Workgroup Membership PDF The Oversight, Accountability and Transparency Workgroup will review and explore ways to measure and monitor service and quality outcomes and enhance transparency.
  • Safety Net Workgroup Membership PDF The Safety Net Workgroup will continue evaluation of, and make recommendations on, the developmental services safety net, to include crisis services through person-centered approaches.
  • Service Access and Equity Workgroup Membership PDF The Service Access and Equity Workgroup will continue discussions on creating a culturally and linguistically competent service system, review funded disparity projects and outcomes, explore statewide strategies to improve access, and make data easy to understand for community discussions.
  • System and Fiscal Reform Workgroup Membership PDF The System and Fiscal Reform Workgroup will discuss system and fiscal reforms to better serve individuals, evaluate compliance with federal rules and discuss key system performance outcomes and measures

Past Full DS Task Force Meetings

December 9, 2019

July 31, 2019

Northern California: February 25-26, 2019 & Southern California: February 28-March 1, 2019

November 15, 2018

August 29, 2018

December 14, 2017

July 18, 2017

February 15, 2017

April 13, 2016

October 28, 2015

June 5, 2015

October 8, 2014

Past Workgroup Meetings

Service Access & Equity – February 18, 2020


Last modified: February 22, 2020