Far Northern Regional Center offers a wide variety of services for eligible individuals and their families including:

Early Intervention Services

Services provided to eligible children under the age of three which can include: assistive technology, psychological services, audiology (hearing) services, training and counseling, service coordination, some health services, social work services, some medical services, special instruction, nursing, speech and language services, nutrition counseling, occupational therapy, vision services, physical therapy, and others as needed. >>Early Start Service Providers>>

Behavior Intervention

Behavior Tools I & II classes are provided on a regular basis. Please check our calendar for the next available class. In home behavior consultation services are provided to families that have attended the Behavior Consultation Orientation.

Supported Living

Provides all the necessary services that allow eligible adults to live in their own home including: assisting with daily living activities, maintaining a clean and safe home, obtaining appropriate medical services, locating suitable house mates, accessing community resources and participating in community life, and 24 emergency assistance.

Respite Care

Far Northern Regional Center offers Respite services in the family home. Families can choose either a respite worker already employed by a service provider or find their own respite worker and have them become employed with one of our Employer of Record agencies. Respite is also offered out-of-home in licensed facilities up to 21 days per fiscal year.

Licensed Homes

FNRC works with several different licensed facilities that provide 24 hour nonmedical care and supervision for adults 18-59. These homes are differentiae by service levels that determine the level of care and supervision that will be provided. FNRC also works with Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) that provide services for adults 60 an older.

Adult Day Activities

Far Northern Regional Center offers a variety of programs for clients that have exited their local school systems. All programs focus on community integration and some offer a work component. We also offer peer groups such as “Out and About” that access local community events.

Supported Employment

Offers adult clients the opportunity to work in the community, in a group setting, with a job coach.


FNRC works with several different ILS agencies that provide skills training to clients who live independently in the community. Skills that are obtained include, budgeting, scheduling health appointments, healthy meal planning and cooking, house cleaning, learning public transportation routes, personal health and hygiene, and other independent living skills that are outlined in the IPP.  


Most recipients of Medi-Cal in the North State are currently enrolled in Medi-Cal Managed Care plans.

Current Plans by county: Shasta, Lassen, Siskiyou, Modoc and Trinity: Partnership Healthcare 1(800) 863-4155

Butte, Glenn, Plumas, and Tehama: Anthem Blue Cross 1 (800) 407-4627. And California Health and Wellness 1 (877) 658-0305 ​​​