Many clients of Kern Regional Center (KRC) are in need of supports and services in order to live productive and satisfying lives. Clients may choose their services, supports and service providers. Providers may assist with the client’s daily needs or with services clients’ choose to enhance their lives and support their involvement in the community. KRC collaborates with service providers who have excellent skills, appropriate educational backgrounds, ethical values, and who provide a wide range of services and supports.
KRC embraces a “best practices approach”. We are proud of our partnership with providers who seek to provide high quality services which are client-centered and state-of- the-art. Our providers are creative in their ability to deliver services, even when economic times are tough. Our service providers meet the challenges of providing quality services on a daily basis. They are dedicated to assisting our clients with full integration into our community.
How to Become a Provider.
Regional center service providers offer a variety of services for consumers and families, including but not limited to residential care, Independent and Supported Living Services (ILS & SLS), day care and activity programs, respite care, behavior management services, vocational training, infant development programs, and more.
If you are interested in becoming a regional center service provider, we recommend that you review the Frequently Asked Questions About Vendorization, Frequently Asked Questions About Residential Service Providers, and the 2014 Community Services Orientation Calendar.
The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) web site is also a great place to learn more information about the vendorization process, rules, and regulations.