State Agencies For Children with Special Needs or Disabilities

State Agencies

Area Board Roster
1507 21st Street, Suite 210 Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 322-8481

California Children’s Services
Find your county office
(916) 445-4171

California Department of Developmental Services
1600 9th Street P. O. Box 944202 Sacramento, CA 94244-2020
(916) 654-1690

California Department of Education
1430 N Street Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 319-0800

California Department of Education, Special Education Division
1430 N Street Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 327-3536

Department of Rehabilitation
P.O. Box 944222
Sacramento, CA 94244-2220
(916) 324-1313

Directory of California Regional Centers

MediCal – Full directory of departments here

Office of Administrative Hearings
2349 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833-4231
(916) 263-0550

Protection and Advocacy
100 Howe Ave., Suite 185-N
Sacramento, CA 95825
(800) 776-5746

State Council on Developmental Disabilities
1507 21st Street, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 322-8481

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Part C Coordinator
Children and Family Services Branch
Department of Developmental Services
1600 9th Street, Room 330, MS 3-8,. Sacramento CA 95814
(800) 515-2229  (916) 654-2773
ringraha@dds.ca.gov

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Special Education Division
Administrative Services Unit
Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 530
Sacramento CA 95814
(916) 327-3547

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Department of Rehabilitation
2000 Evergreen Street
Sacramento CA 95815-3832
(916) 263-8987    (916) 263-7477 (TTY)

Coordinator for Transition Services
Transition Services and Work Ability
Special Education Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 2401
Sacramento CA 95814

Office of State Coordinator of Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities
Secondary, Postsecondary and Adult Leadership Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 4503
Sacramento CA 95814
(916) 445-2652
painswor@cde.ca.gov

State Mental Health Agency
Department of Mental Health
1600 9th Street, Room 151
Sacramento CA 95814
(800) 896-4042 (in CA)    (916) 654-2309
dmh.dmh@dmh.ca.gov

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Children and Family Services
California Department of Mental Health
1600 9th Street, Room 100
Sacramento CA 95814
(916) 651-2024
zoey.todd@dmh.ca.gov

Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities
(providing services and support for infants, children, and adults with developmental disabilities)
Department of Developmental Services
California Health and Human Services Agency
1600 9th Street, Room 240
Sacramento CA 95814
(916) 654-1897

Client Assistance Program
Department of Rehabilitation
2000 Evergreen Street, 1st Floor
Sacramento CA 95815
(800) 598-3273 (TTY)
(916) 263-7372   (866) 712-1085 (TTY)
smentkow@rehab.cahwnet.gov

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Children’s Medical Services Branch
1515 K Street, Room 400
Sacramento CA 95825
(916) 327-1400
mdalsey@dhs.ca.gov

State CHIP Program (health care for low-income uninsured children)
Healthy Families Program
P.O. Box 138005
Sacramento CA 95813-8005
(800) 880-5305 (in CA)

Programs for Children and Youth Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
State Office of Services to the Blind
California Department of Social Services
744 P Street, MS 11-94
Sacramento CA 95814
(916) 657-3327
BlindAccess@dss.ca.gov

Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
State Office of Deaf Access
Department of Social Services
744 P Street, MS 11-91
Sacramento CA 95814
(916) 653-8320   (916) 653-7651 (TTY)
deaf.access@dss.ca.gov

Telecommunications Relay Services for Individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or with Speech Impairments
(800) 735-2922 (V)   (800) 735-2929 (TTY); 711 (TTY)   (800) 854-7784 (Speech to Speech)

Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf-Blind
Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth & Adults
6160 Cornerstone Court, East San Diego CA 92121
(800) 432-7619 (V/TTY)    (858) 623-2777    (858) 646-0784 (TTY)
ckirscher@allient.edu

Regional ADA & IT Technical Assistance Center
DBTAC – Pacific ADA Center
555 12th Street, Suite 1030
Oakland CA 94607
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)   (510) 285-5600 (V/TTY)
adatech@adapacific.org

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Tarjan Center at UCLA
University of California, Los Angeles
300 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 3302
Los Angeles CA 90095-6967
(310) 825-0170
oraynor@mednet.ucla.edu
arussell@mednet.ucla.edu

University of Southern California
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Boulevard
P. O. Box 54700, MS #53
Los Angeles CA 90054-0700
(323) 669-2300
rjacobs@chla.usc.edu

Technology-Related Assistance
California Assistive Technology System
Department of Rehabilitation
2000 Evergreen Street
Sacramento CA 95815
(916) 274-6325 (V/TTY)

State Mediation System
Department of Education
Special Education Division
1430 N Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento CA 95814
(916) 323-2196
kjohnson@cde.ca.gov

Special Format Library
Braille Institute Library Services
741 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90029-3594
(800) 808-2555   (323) 663-1111, ext. 500   (323) 660-3880 (TTY)
bils@braillelibrary.org