Regional Center Directives

DDS frequently distributes directives to regional centers that provide guidance and instruction on a variety of policy issues. Beginning on October 1, 2019, all directives will be posted to this page, although they may also be found in other sections of the DDS website.

DateSubject
11/19/2020Waiver of Self-Determination Program Budget Restrictions for Financial Management Services
11/10/2020Guidance Regarding Reporting Requirements for Alternative Nonresidential Services

Enclosure - Alternative Nonresidential Services Sample Survey
10/28/2020Update on Monthly Rates for Alternative Nonresidential Services
10/28/2020Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19
10/07/2020Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19
10/02/2020Waiver of Half-Day Billing Requirements for Day Services
09/02/2020Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19
08/31/2020Policies and Procedures for Utilizing Alternative Nonresidential Services During the COVID-19 State of Emergency

Enclosure – Certification of Alternative Nonresidental Services
08/10/2020Guidance on Day Services for Consumers at High Risk for Serious Illness Due to COVID-19
08/10/2020Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19
7/28/2020Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19
7/17/2020Providing and Claiming for Nonresidential Services During the State of Emergency

Enclosure A: Sample of Certification of Remote and Alternative Services Delivery

Enclosure B: Sample of Remote and Alternative Services Delivery Log

Enclosure C: Sample of Quarterly Report of Remote and Alternative Service Delivery for Nonresidential Services
7/15/2020Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19
7/10/2020Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19
6/22/2020Criminal Background Checks for Self-Determination Program and Family Home Agencies

COVID-19 Request for Department of Justice Name Check
6/18/2020Additional Guidance on Payments for Nonresidential Services
06/15/2020Extension of Early Start Services
06/08/2020Extension and Rescission of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19
06/08/2020Availability of Personal Protective Equipment
05/22/2020Guidance for Fingerprint Clearance and Transfers
05/22/2020Amended Requirements for Reporting Incidents Related to COVID-19
05/18/2020Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19
05/08/2020Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19
05/07/2020Additional Guidance on Payments for Non-Residential Services
05/01/2020Regional Center Messaging to Local Communities during COVID-19 Outbreak
05/01/2020COVID-19 Resources for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
04/16/2020Reporting Deaths Related To COVID-19 In SANDIS
04/16/2020Training Resources for Residential Service Providers Hiring Direct Support Professionals
04/15/2020Guidance for Residential Facility Payments and Rates, Vendor Audits, HCBS Info, RBT Certification, CIE and Parental Fees
04/03/2020Lanterman Act Presumptive Eligibility Coding in SANDIS
04/02/2020Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19
03/30/2020Guidance for Additional Participant-Directed Services
03/30/2020Joint Guidance on Non-Discrimination in Medical Treatment for COVID-19​​
03/25/2020Guidance for Admissions and Discharges from State-Operated Facilities
03/25/2020Guidance for Eligibility, In-Home Respite Workers and Family Fees
03/25/2020Guidance for Reporting Incidents Related to COVID-19
03/23/2020Guidance for Immediate Risk Management Strategies for ARFPSHN and ICF/DD-CN
03/23/2020Guidance for Visits to Licensed Residential Facilities
03/20/2020Guidance for Regional Center Requests for Placement into Residential Settings.
03/20/2020Guidance for Fingerprint Clearance and Exemption Transfers
03/18/2020Guidance for Flexibility in Provision of Services and Supports for Consumers and Providers
03/18/2020Guidance for Regional Center Monitoring Staff and Activities
03/12/2020Guidance for Consumers in a Day Program at High Risk for Serious Illness to Stay Home
03/12/2020Guidance for Waiving Requirements for In-Person Eligibility, Services, or Individual Program Plan Meetings and Authority to Regional Centers for Health & Safety Waiver Exemptions
03/12/2020Guidance for Regional Centers to Pay Vendors for Absences as a Result of COVID-19
10/23/2019Public Safety Power Shutoff Event
08/21/2019June 2019 Trailer Bill Language Affecting Regional Centers

Last modified: October 23, 2020