Self-Determination Program

Welcome to the Self-Determination Program Home Page! We are excited about the possibilities and opportunities this program will provide for those who receive regional center services. In October of 2013, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed into law the Self-Determination Program, which will provide consumers and their families with more freedom, control, and responsibility in choosing services and supports to help them meet objectives in their Individual Program Plan. This site is designed to allow those interested to follow the progress and learn more about Self-Determination as the program moves toward implementation.

The links below contain information on the current status and background of the Self-Determination Program. Updates will be posted as we progress towards implementation. If you have questions, comments, or want to be notified of updates, please e-mail

The Self-Determination Local Advisory Committee at Central Valley Regional Center (CVRC) put together a video that talks about a meaningful life in the community through the Self-Determination Program. You can watch the video on the CVRC website at


Last modified: April 16, 2021