Transparency & Accountability

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In accordance with the WIC Section 4629.5, our contract with DDS, and our own intention of being fully transparent in our operations VMRC will post at least all of the following on our website:

(1) Regional center annual independent audits

(2) All fiscal audits conducted by DDS.

(3) Regional center annual reports pursuant to Section 4639.5.

(4) Contract awards, including the organization or entity awarded the contract, and the amount and purpose of the award.

(5) Purchase of service policies and any other policies, guidelines, or regional center-developed assessment tools used to determine the transportation, personal assistant, or independent or supported living service needs of a consumer.

(6) The names, types of service, and contact information of all vendors (this is a list of our services and the service provider 06/2023).

(7) Board meeting agendas and approved minutes of open meetings of the board and all committees of the board.

(8) Bylaws of the regional center governing board.

(9) The annual performance contract, performance report, and year end performance contract entered into with the department pursuant to this division.

(10) The biannual Home and Community-based Services Waiver program review conducted by the department and the State Department of Health Care Services.

(11) The board-approved transparency and public disclosures policy.

(12) The board-approved conflict-of-interest policy and Employee Conflict of Interest Statements.

(13) A link to the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) website.

(14) The salaries, wages: Bargaining Unit Employees and Non-bargaining Employees, and employee benefits for all positions of the regional center, including, but not limited to, directors and chief executive officers.

(15) Regional center-specific reports generated pursuant to, and for the purposes of, subdivision (h) of Section 4571 regarding Quality Assessments. The National Core Indicators is a good example of this type of assessment.

(16) Services and Descriptions DDS list of services purchased by regional centers or provided directly to consumers by regional centers and a brief description of those services.

(17) Disability Rights California and the Clients’ Rights Advocate website links.

(18) Section 4731 Consumer Rights Complaints and Fair Hearing Requests. (This does not have to be posted on our website at this time but must be reported to DDS who will post on their website. A policy for regional center posting is still being developed on the state level).

(19) Performance dashboard developed by DDS.

(20) National Core Indicator outcome data. Current: 2018-2019 Child Family Survey

(21) The VMRC Board of Directors Composition Report.

(22) Service Provider Corrective Action Plans and Sanctions. (This does not have to be posted on our website at this time but must be reported to DDS who will post on their website. A policy for regional center posting is still being developed on the state level).

(23) Department Directives to VMRC.

(24) Holiday Schedule for service providers.

(25) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Final Rule Compliance Information and Statewide Data on DDS Website.

(26) Any other reports required pursuant to WIC Section 4639.5 promulgated after.

(27) The DDS Transparency Portal on its website that allows consumers, families, advocates, and others to access provider and regional center information.

(28) Purchase of Service (POS) Data Reports

(29) Functional Operations Staffing Survey (Welfare & Institutions Code section 4437(a)(2)(D)) and Staff Directory

(30) Community Resource Development Priorities

(31) Rate Review Request Form Effective January 1, 2023

Additional Disclosures (Alphabetical Order)

(31) Appeals Outcomes and the Process (Consumers/Families)  (Providers)

(32) Board Training Plan

(33) Budget (VMRC Finance Committee publishes the budget every month in the agenda packet)

(34) Cal PERS Annual Valuation Report

(35) Early Start Standard Packet of Information 


(37) Mission, Vision and Values

(38) Notice of Privacy Practices   –    Notice of Privacy Practices Spanish

(39) Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) Actuarial Report

(40) Request for Proposals Policy

(41) Restricted Health Condition Care Plans

(42) Strategic Plan 2021


(44) Whistleblower Policy

(45) Zero Tolerance Policy

(46) Approved Language Access and Cultural Competence (LACC) Plan

Department of Developmental Services Oversight Dashboard

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) monitors the actions and efforts of Regional Centers to ensure they meet statutory, regulatory and contractual obligations, and uphold the values of the Lanterman Act, the legislation guiding the developmental services system in California. For more information on DDS’ monitoring activities, click on the oversight logo below:

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