The California Department of Developmental Services is the agency through which the State of California provides services and support to individuals with developmental disabilities.
These disabilities include mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and related conditions. Services are provide through state operated developmental centers and community facilities, and contracts with 21 nonprofit regional centers. The regional centers serve as a local resource to help find and access the services and supports available to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
Visit DDS on the web at http://www.dds.ca.gov or call (916) 654-1987 for more information regarding: