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.

Vendor Advisory Committee

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The Vendor Advisory Committee provides recommendations, guidance, and technical assistance to the agency’s board of directors. The Committee meets monthly to discuss and review both state and agency issues that impact service providers in our community.

The VAC usually meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, except August and December at the ELARC offices. The general meeting begins at 10 am and subcommittees may meet at 11:30 am. Subcommittees include: Infant Development Programs, Supported Living/Independent Living Services, Adult Day Services, Residential Services, and Transportation.

*Due to the Safer at Home Directive given by Governor Newsom, our VAC meetings are currently being held virtually. For complete COVID-19 information and updates, please visit our COVID-19 webpage. 

For more information, please contact the Community Services Office Assistant626.299.4847. Meeting dates may be subject to change.

VAC Budget Update Presentation May 28, 2020: Please view the May Revise Budget presentation to the Vendor Advisory Committee conducted today (05/28/2020). Also please find the attachment referenced during the presentation.


VAC By-Laws Established 2003

View the 2020 schedule of ELARC meetings, including Board of Directors and Advisory Committees.

ELARC Vendor Advisory Committee (VAC) is interested in providing all vendors with agenda topics that are meaningful and useful to all vendors.  In an effort to address the training needs and/or issues of vendors during the VAC meetings please complete a short survey to share any topics you would like to see presented during the VAC meetings.  This information will be used for developing the ongoing VAC meeting agendas.


Vendor Advisory Committee-Election of Executive Committee Officers

November 21, 2019 Election Meeting

According to the VAC Bylaws, Article 4 Section 3 Term and Election of Executive Committee voting for positions shall occur during the regular meeting in November of odd numbered years.  In addition, votes in absentia can occur prior to the meeting.

View the Election candidate information here. Be sure to scroll down to read all 3 bios. The ballot to cast/submit your vote can be viewed here.  To vote in absentia, complete the ballot, scan, and email to  Votes cast in absentia received by the Executive Committee prior to the Election Meeting and available in hardcopy at that meeting shall be counted. The Election Meeting requires a quorum and a majority of votes cast.  One ballot vote is allowed per vendor as determined by Tax ID number. Any vendor casting a vote in absentia must submit no later than 9:00 am on November 21, 2019. Ballots for voting in person will be made available at the November 21, 2019 meeting.

It is the intent of the VAC leadership to provide notice to the VAC members to make them aware of these actions to ensure their participation in the upcoming opportunity to cast their vote.

July 23, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM To be posted soon
September 24, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM To be posted soon