People Holding HandsTri-Counties Regional Center provides supports and services for individuals with developmental disabilities living in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties so that they may live fully and safely as active and independent members of our community.

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POS Informational Night & POS Expenditure Data Presentation

New Info on Self-Determination/Auto-Determinación en español

Fight for Your System - Sign Petition

Special Olympics World Games Open in July

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 How to Complete & Submit the DS1891 Online

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Minimum Wage Increase - Learn more here

 DDS Publishes Uniform Holiday Schedule for 2014-15

Letter of Interest is open. Click here for more


Autism Insurance Mandate

Autism Insurance Mandate - as of July 1, 2012, Senate Bill 946 became effective, requiring private health insurance companies to include behavioral intervention treatment, including Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), for persons with autism or pervasive developmental disorder.

What does SB 946 require of TCRC and People with Health Insurance? This flow chart shows the path to getting ABA services and determining how reimbursements are decided.

Use this guide and sample questions to learn about your benefits. Using Insurance Coverage for Health Services (new Fill-In Form). Click here for Fill-In Form in Word).

Click here for the new income levels and steps families need to take to receive TCRC assistance with co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles. 

Click here for the revised Behavior Intervention Services policy. It covers co-pays and deductibles affected by SB 946.

Accessibility Tools

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Applicant/Vendor Disclosure Forms and FAQ (DDS)

DS1891 Family Vendor FAQs

DS1891 Disclosure Statement Form (in English) (en español)

DS1891 Medicaid Integrity Letter (in English) (en español)

TCRC’s SLS Guidelines

Review TCRC's Supported Living Services (SLS) Guidelines approved at the TCADD Board special meeting, February 18, 2012. Resources include TCRC Guidelines to Supported Living Services, footnotes to these guidelines, Q & A, presentation to the TCADD board and a Person Served Friendly version.



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