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Self-Determination Program participants have been selected. NLACRC seeking Self Determination Committee members.

Post Date:10/03/2018 10:04 AM

Initial 2,500 Self-Determination Program Participants Selected

The Department of Developmental Services is pleased to announce that the initial 2,500 participants for the Self-Determination Program have been selected.  

The Department will mail notification letters to all individuals to communicate their selection status. 

To find out if you were selected to participate, you may enter your UCI (Unique Client Identifier) number at   

Please view this updated information at


NLACRC Seeking Self-Determination Local Advisory Committee Members

What is the Self-Determination Program?
NLACRC's Self-Determination Program will provide eligible participants with the opportunity to develop and implement person-centered plans based on an individualized budget that the participants controls, within program guidelines.

Eligible consumers who volunteer for participation in the program will be selected in an equitable manner. NLACRC has been allotted 174 slots for the phase-in period of the program. The program will eventually be available to all eligible consumers after the phase-in period.

For more information about the Self-Determination Program, please visit the DDS web site at

What is the Local Advisory Committee?
NLACRC, in collaboration with the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, must establish a local volunteer advisory committee to provide oversight of the Self-Determination Program. The committee must consist of the regional center clients' rights advocate, consumers, family members, and other advocates and community leaders, and should reflect the multicultural diversity and geographic profile of NLACRC's catchment area.

How to apply to become a member of NLACRC's Self-Determination Local Advisory Committee
The time commitment required of a committee member is attendance at a meeting every third Thursday of the month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at one of the three NLACRC offices in Chatsworth, Santa Clarita, or Lancaster.

If you would like to become a member of the Self-Determination Local Advisory Committee, please complete the application.

The deadline to submit the application is November 3, 2018.

>>Self-Determination Local Advisory Committee application (English)

>> Self-Determination Local Advisory Committee application (Spanish)

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