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Welcome to the Kern Regional Center Home Page on the Internet. KRC is proud to share information about who we are and what we do. In addition, from our website you will be able to access other information related to developmental disabilities.


Holiday Gatherings

November 25, 2020

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Training Series on Person-Centered Practices Notification

November 5, 2020

The Department of Developmental Services (Department) is pleased to announce a training initiative on the principles and implementation of person-centered planning and thinking. This initiative aims to provide more information and support for stakeholders in California to be in alignment with person-centered planning requirements established with the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings Final Rule. The Department is partnering with Support Development Associates (SDA) and Public Consulting Group (PCG) for these trainings.

Person-Centered Training

November 5, 2020

The California Department of Developmental Services, in partnership with Support Development Associates, is offering a series of virtual trainings on person-centered thinking and practices. These trainings will be held via webinar, will help assure that key stakeholders, including individuals and their families, providers, and regional center staff are knowledgeable of, and understand the principles and application of person-centered thinking, practices and service planning.

October 27, 2020

Kern Regional Center will be presenting the 2019 Performance Contract report for KRC at it's October 27th Board Meeting. Please refer to flyer for Zoom webinar link. 

HCBS Final Rule Compliance Report

August 31, 2020

In accordance with Welfare and Institutions Code section 4519.2(b), each regional center shall post Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Final Rule compliance information on its website, and shall update the information no less frequently than every six months.  Attached is your regional center’s compliance information based on provider self-assessment data pulled on August 25, 2020.  The date for completion of provider self-assessments and deadline for posting HCBS Final Rule compliance information to your regional center website is August 31, 2020, as established in the Department of Developmental Services’ June 8, 2020, extension directive, and noted in subsequent extension directives.


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Kern Regional Center has created a page for information regarding Self Determination and Advisory Information. 

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Kern Regional Center is an Everbridge Mass Notification enabled company. 

DDS Self-Advocate and Family Survey Available Now

The survey below includes fifteen questions and is available in 10 languages.

Once you click on the survey link, you have the option in the top right corner of the page to select alternative languages from a drop-down menu where it says “English.”

This survey will be available online through December 18, 2020.

Scan the QR code underneath to directly access the survey on your smartphone.

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