North Los Angeles County Regional Center, with integrity and transparency, provides lifelong partnerships and planning to persons with developmental disabilities by promoting their civil and personal rights, providing comprehensive information, advocating in cooperation with consumers, promoting and providing quality services, and supporting full participation of consumers and families in all aspects of community life.
Consumers and their family members will have control over their supports and services.
Consumers will have greater access to safe and affordable housing.
Consumers and their families will receive innovative supports and services to meet existing and emerging needs.
Consumers and their families will receive supports and services in true partnership with the regional center, providers, schools, health care, and other agencies.
Consumers will have greater access to opportunities to work in non-sheltered settings.
The Board of Trustees for North Los Angeles County Regional Center respects the rights of individuals with developmental disabilities. As such, the board will promote, protect, and advocate for consumers’ rights by following these values as guiding principles in the board’s policy development, decision making, and strategic planning.
Individual people with developmental disabilities:
- Have the same rights and responsibilities as other residents of their communities.
- Have the right to fully participate in all aspects of community life.
- Have the right to receive the highest quality of supports and services to meet their needs.
- Have the right to make their own decisions and be heard in respect to their life choices.