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FNRC’s Annual Report Go Far, Watch Out Articles, Individual Stories in Realm of Possibilities, and DDS Publications. 

State Budget & Legislature

Current summaries of legislative & budget issues which affect Far Northern Regional Center.

Focus Film Presents

Upcoming Focus Film Presents: one night events exploring films about diversity. 

  • October 16, 2015
    News

    By Michelle Diament ~ disabilityscoop.com For only the third time in decades, individuals with disabilities who receive Social Security benefits will see no increase next year in their monthly payments. The Social Security Administration said that there will be no

  • October 7, 2015
    News

    By Michelle Diament ~ disabilityscoop.com The U.S. Supreme Court has paved the way for an Obama administration rule mandating minimum wage and overtime for in-home caregivers assisting those with disabilities to be implemented. Chief Justice John Roberts issued an order

  • September 25, 2015
    News

    By Michelle Diament ~ disabilityscoop.com As a growing number of colleges offer programs for students with intellectual disabilities, a new report provides the most comprehensive look yet at who’s attending and their outcomes. The federally-mandated report from the Think College

  • September 25, 2015
    News

    By Shaun Heasley ~ disabilityscoop.com The number of children receiving disability benefits from the federal government is on the rise and for good reason, a national panel of experts suggests. Supplemental Security Income added more than 328,000 children with disabilities

  • September 11, 2015
    News

    All Interested Persons Are Welcome to Attend Our Meeting www.farnorthernrc.org When: Friday, September 18, 2015 Time: 10:00 am to noon Where: Chico Far Northern Regional Center Office 1377 East Lassen Avenue, Chico, CA Phone: 895.8633 Refreshments will be served upon

  • September 8, 2015
    Vendor Bulletin

    Where service providers share health and wellness components of their programs/facilities.  When:  November 4, 2015  Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Where: Red Bluff Senior Center, 1500 S. Jackson St., Red Bluff  Cost: $5.00 Register:  http://serviceprovidersummit.eventbrite.com Gather with North State

  • September 8, 2015
    News

    FAR NORTHERN REGIONAL CENTER’S PERFORMANCE CONTRACT Each regional center is required to hold a public meeting to discuss the Performance Contract. The Performance Contract is required by law. Our goals and objectives are written to achieve compliance with our service

  • September 2, 2015
    News

    By Shaun Heasley ~ disabilityscoop.com Housing is too costly for people with disabilities living on Supplemental Security Income in nearly every place across the country, with apartment rents often exceeding an individual’s entire monthly income. Nationally, the average rent for

  • September 2, 2015
    News

    The Obama administration is warning state and local officials not to discriminate against people with disabilities who have children or would like to. Technical assistance issued jointly last month from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of Health

  • September 2, 2015
    News

    Surgery is often considered a last resort, but new laser technology is making it easier on patients. A quiet jog through the woods used to be a luxury Corey Moquist couldn’t do. “I’d have to worry about going out and doing stuff outdoors,”says