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The Department of Developmental Services provides services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities through state-operated developmental centers and community facilities, and contracts with 21 nonprofit regional centers. Tours of the developmental centers and state-operated community facilities may be arranged by contacting the Executive Director's office at each facility. Tours will be provided as time and scheduling permits. Members of the media and photographers should fill out a Media Access Request and Agreement and return it to the Office of Communications. Visits to community programs can be arranged through the individual regional center.

Media Contact:

Ali Bay, Deputy Director
Office of Legislation, Regulations & Public Affairs
California Department of Developmental Services
1600 9th Street, Room 322
Sacramento, CA 95814

Voice: (916) 654-1884
E-mail: ali.bay@dds.ca.gov


  • DS 5651 - Consent to Release Information and Images
  • DS 6017 - Media Access Request & Agreement Form
Last Updated: 3/7/2019