Resources for those with disabilities
Alta California Regional Center: Alta California Regional Center is a private, non-profit corporation working to provide services to persons, age three and above, with developmental disabilities. ACRC also provides services to infants and toddlers, between birth and 3 years, who have a need for early intervention services and who are eligible for the California Early Start program.
WarmLine Family Resource Center: WarmLine provides free support, training and consultation to families of children with disabilities from birth to the age of 26 in Northern California.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI): The Supplemental Security Income SSI program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources.
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS): The IHSS Program will help pay for services provided to you so that you can remain safely in your own home. IHSS is considered an alternative to out-of-home care, such as nursing homes or board and care facilities. To be eligible, you must be over 65 years of age, or disabled, or blind and disabled children are also potentially eligible for IHSS.
California Children's Services (CCS): California Children's Services is a state program for children with certain diseases or health problems. Through this program, children up to 21 years old can get the health care and services they need. CCS will connect you with doctors and trained health care people who know how to care for your child with special health care needs.