TCRC maintains a peer advocate team staffed by people with developmental disabilities. There are advocates in each county who understand your needs as well as the DDS system.
Peer advocates are working hard to help you make the positive changes you want. Advocacy is an important part of the work of TCRC. Efforts are continuously being made:
If you would like to speak to the advocate in your area or more information about support groups, please call or e-mail:
Jennifer Dwyer, Supervisor
Nicolas Boehm - Santa Barbara County - South
Joseph Buchroeder - Ventura County
Peer Advocate Specialists are people who, like you, receive services from TCRC. They are also staff at TCRC who provide individual & group advocacy training and support. The peer advocate team works hard to help you make the positive changes you want.
You can participate in advocacy activities through: