Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center will continue to operate during the “Safer at Home” order in place for Los Angeles County.  The ELARC office buildings will be closed to the public beginning Friday, March 20, 2020. Our main number is (626) 299-4700. The best way to reach your Service Coordinator is by email or phone, view the staff phone list here.  We want you to stay safe and be well. Additional information is available at ELARC/COVID-19.


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DDS Directive 01-050820: Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives Due to COVID-19

Post Date:May 08, 2020

Pursuant to Governor Gavin Newsom’s Proclamation of a State of Emergency dated March 4, 2020, and Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-25-20 issued on March 12, 2020, the Director of the Department of Developmental Services issued numerous Directives to regional centers waiving or modifying certain requirements of the Lanterman Act and/or certain provisions of Title 17. Additionally, the Director of the Department issued several Directives pursuant to Welfare and Institutions (W&I) Code section 4639.6 to protect consumer rights, health, safety, or welfare, or in accordance with W&I Code section 4434.

 Any waivers, modifications or directives contained in the following Department Directives are extended an additional 30 days from the current date of expiration. View the complete Directive.