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News about the Lanterman Developmental Center Closure

Lanterman Developmental Center (LDC), located at 3530 Pomona Blvd in Pomona California, was closed effective June 30, 2015 and the property transferred to California Polytechnic State University at Pomona. For more information about this campus, visit the CalPoly website or email jjlewis@cpp.edu. For requests to film on location at the campus, additional information can be found at www.rsilocations.com.

If you have any questions regarding former LDC employee verification or references, please contact DDS Headquarter's Personnel Office at: (916) 322-9335.

Public Notices

  • January 15, 2014, Agreement (4 Pages PDF)
  • January 22, 2013, Milestones for the Closure of Lanterman Developmental Center
  • October 18, 2012, To Interested Parties - Draft Milestones for the Closure of Lanterman Developmental Center are available for public input until November 5, 2012.
  • August 14, 2012, To Interested Parties - The Department will hold two conference calls and accept written comments until September 14, 2012, for public input on milestones to be achieved to measure the successful closure of Lanterman Developmental Center.

News and Informational Material


Pertinent Statutes:


  • February 17, 2015, Letter to Interested Parties on Outpatient Clinic Services at Lanterman
  • February 6, 2015, Letter to Lanterman Family Members, Employees, Regional Centers, Former LDC Residents, Community Providers, Advocates and Involved Parties (PDF)
  • April 10, 2013, Letter to PCC (PDF)
  • October 21, 2010, Letter to Residents, Family Members, Employees, Regional Centers and Other Parties Interested in the Proposed Closure of Lanterman Developmental Center (PDF)
  • January 29, 2010, Letter to Residents, Family Members, Employees and Other Interested Parties (PDF)
  • January 29, 2010, Letter to DDS All Staff (PDF)
  • January 29, 2010, Letter to Regional Center Directors, Board President, and Association of Regional Center Agencies' Executive Director (PDF)
  • January 29, 2010, Letter to the Legislature (PDF)
  • January 29, 2010, Press Release announcing the Proposed Closure (PDF)

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Last Updated: 3/21/2018