Services List

General information

The Regional Center of the East Bay provides or coordinates quality services and supports that may include:

Adaptive Equipment and Supplies

  • Durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, bath equipment and personal lifts; small adaptive equipment items; dedicated communication devices that enable the consumer to further interact with his/her environment and leads to greater independence.

Additional Staff

  • When a consumer is in immediate danger of placement in a State Developmental Center, or needs to adjust to a new home or program, or when there is a facility which is not staffed to provide the appropriate level of supervision needed by the consumer’s temporary illness.

Behavioral Intervention Programs

  • Assessment, training and consultation with family, care giver or program staff, for consumers who engage in behaviors that pose a serious threat to their living arrangement or program.

Child Care

  • For consumers less than 13 years old, when their parents work on a full-time basis or attend vocationally-oriented educational programs where their schedule cannot accommodate the child care need and who do not have a natural support system which provides child care.

Counseling Services and Psychotherapy

  • For consumers involved with the criminal justice system, whose health and safety are at risk due to dangerous behavior, depression or excessive fear.

Day Program

  • For adults who have completed public school services to increase their skill levels, prepare for a maximum level of independence in their community and to prepare for work.

Diapers

  • For consumers between the ages of 5 and 18 who are incontinent of bowel/bladder with potential for skin breakdown.

Early Intervention and Prevention Services

  • Tutors, assessment, ongoing consultation and monitoring for children under 3 years of age, with a diagnosis indicating autism or suspected autism.

Independent Living Services

  • Training in areas necessary for persons to live independently without supervision and support services.

Infant Programs

  • home-Based and center-based stimulation programs, which encourage the development and adjustment of infants and maximize the ability of families to better provide for the special needs of their infants.

Mobility Training

  • To support consumers in community integration and independence through the use of public transportation.

Nursing Services

  • When a medical condition exists and there is a need for periodic, intermittent relief for the primary caregiver (respite) or continuous nursing intervention.

Parental and Genetic Services

  • Genetic testing and counseling to any parent determined to be at high risk of having a developmental disabled infant.

Parenting Training

  • skills training for parents with a developmental disability, in order to maintain and strengthen the family unit and promote the development of the child.

Residential Service for Adults / Children

  • For those who prefer to live in a licensed community care home, who need the care and supervision provided by such a facility.

Respite Services

  • Intermittent relief to families who provide constant care and supervision to the consumer whose care needs are beyond that of persons without disabilities.

Specialized Medical and Dental Care

  • Must be specifically related to the consumer’s developmental disability.

Supported Living Services

  • Services and support for persons to live in homes that they own, lease or rent. Range of services and supports may include: assistance in finding a home; social, behavioral and daily living skills training and support; hiring and training individuals to provide personal care.

Therapy Services

  • Includes occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy to maximize essential skills and/or to maintain functioning.

Transportation

  • For adult consumers to attend a primary day program, when they are unable to safely use public transportation or when public transportation is not available.

Other

  • Access to Health Care for Safety and Well-Being
  • Adult Day Service Options
  • Advocacy Services
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Case Management
  • Consumer and Family Resource Center
  • Individual and Family Support Groups
  • Individualized Planning
  • Information and Referral
  • Resource Development Services
  • Social / Recreational Programs
  • Training and Education Opportunities for Individuals and Families
  • Vocational Training/Supported Employment