Who is Eligible for Regional Center Services?

Being diagnosed with a developmental disability is not solely enough to qualify.

Select an age category below for more information regarding eligibility criteria, how to apply for services, and how to obtain assistance from an Intake Specialist:

The eligibility criteria are summarized from the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) website

Referral Information for Physicians and Healthcare Providers

Physicians and healthcare providers, if you have a patient who fits any of the eligibility criteria listed above, please complete an RCOC Referral for Services Form and ask the patient or the patient’s parent to contact RCOC’s Intake and Assessment Unit at (714) 796-5354 for an initial assessment to determine eligibility for services.

You can find more information about how to support individuals and families by going to our page specifically for Physicians and Healthcare Providers