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Service Provider Summit - Revised Date

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 service providers to learn about and share resources and successful strategies to promote consumer (and staff!) health and wellness at home, work and in the community.

4 CEU’s will be offered.

If you would like to present at the summit please contact Kathy Powers at 530-332-1509 



FNRC Performance Contract - Public Meeting


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 system’s laws and values.

You are welcome to provide input to our objectives. If you have questions, please contact Diana Anderson at 530-222-4791, Ext. 1553 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

When:Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Where:Far Northern Regional Center, 1900 Churn Creek Road, Suite 319, Redding, CA 96002


Housing Unaffordable for Many with Disabilities

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 a one-bedroom apartment in 2014 totaled 104 percent of the monthly SSI payment for a person with a disability.

“From Bethel, Alaska to Boston, Mass., to Tallahassee, Fla., we have an affordable housing crisis in our nation’s local communities, and it is particularly acute for people with disabilities on SSI,” said Kevin Martone, executive director of the Technical Assistance Collaborative, which produced the report along with the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.

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