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Please Note: These resources are provided solely for your consideration. The Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles makes no endorsement of any agency or their services.


ACT Advocating Change Together
1821 University Avenue West
Suite 306-S
St. Paul, MN 55104
Tel: 651-641-0297
Tel: 800-641-0059
Advocating Change Together (ACT) is a grassroots disability rights organization run by and for people with developmental and other disabilities. ACT's mission is to help people across disabilities to see themselves as part of a larger disability rights movement and make connections to other civil and human rights struggles.

The Arc of California
Location: 1225 8th Street, Suite 350
Sacramento, Ca 95814
Tel: 916-552-6619
Services Provided: The Monday Morning Memo covers legislative activity in the state of California that effects individuals with disabilities.

Shirley Rodriguez
1242 Market Street, 1st floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
Tel: 415-503-4460
Services Provided: We welcome all parents to contact our board members through the web site. CalTash supports the inclusion and full participation of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of their communities as determined by personalized visions.

Developmental Disabilities Area Board 10
Roberta Newton
411 N. Central Ave, Suite 620
Glendale, CA 91203
Tel: 818-543-4631
Services Provided: Area Board 10 covers the Regional Centers in the Greater Los Angeles Area to ensure that people with developmental disabilities get the services they need. The mission of the Area Board is to protect and advocate for the civil, legal and service rights of persons with developmental disabilities and to ensure that the support and services they receive are of the highest possible quality.

Protection & Advocacy L.A.
Disability Rights California
3580 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 902
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel: 213-427-8747
Services Provided: Protection & Advocacy, Inc. (PAI) is a nonprofit agency that provides legal and other advocacy assistance to people with disabilities.
Stockton Advocacy Group
Allyson Leigh Stockton, MA
27570 Rondell Street
Agoura Hills, Ca 91301
Tel: 818-590-0672
Services Provided: Education advocacy and Consulting

Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK)
100 W. Cerritos Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92805
Tel: 866-828-8275 (toll-free in California)
Services Provided: TASK serves families of children aged birth to 22 years of age under IDEA and other systems mandated to provide services to individuals with disabilities.


Statewide Toll-Free Listing 1-877-669-6023
Toll Free: 1-800-390-7032
The Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy (OCRA) is a statewide office run by Protection & Advocacy, Inc., through a contract with the California Department of Developmental Services. OCRA employs a Clients’ Rights Advocate (CRA) at each regional center. The CRA is a person trained to help protect the rights of people with developmental disabilities.

East Los Angeles Regional Center
Matthew Pope – CRA
Lucy Garcia – Assistant CRA
1000 S. Fremont Avenue, Suite 1083
P.O. Box 7916
Alhambra, CA 91802
Tel: 626-576-4437 626-576-4407
Supervised by Tom Di Verde

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center
Tim Poe – Interim CRA
Lisa Navarro – Assistant CRA (part-time)
Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy
3580 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 925
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel: 213-427-8761
Supervised by Katherine Mottarella

Harbor Regional Center
Katie Casada-Hornberger – CRA
Abigail Perez – Assistant CRA (part-time)
Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy
13017 Artesia Blvd., Suite D124
Cerritos, CA 90703
Tel: 562-623-9911
Supervised by Jeanne Molineaux

North Los Angeles County Regional Center
Ibrahim Saab – CRA
Ada Hamer – Assistant CRA
Gloria Hernandez – Long Term Support Staff
15400 Sherman Way, Ste. 300
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Tel: 818-756-6290
Supervised by Tom Di Verde

San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center
Aimee Delgado – CRA
Marisol Cruz – Assistant CRA
3333 Brea Canyon Road, Suite #118
Diamond Bar, CA 91765-3783
Tel: 909-595-4755
Supervised by Irma Wagster

South Central Los Angeles Regional Center
Anastasia Bacigalupo – CRA
Christine Armand – Associate CRA
4401 S. Crenshaw Boulevard, Suite 316
Los Angeles, CA 90043-1200
Tel: 323-292-9907
Supervised by Irma Wagster

Westside Regional Center
Katie Meyer – CRA
Luisa Delgadillo – Assistant CRA
mail to: Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy
5901 Green Valley Circle, Suite 410
Culver City, CA 90230
Tel: 310-258-4205 (ACRA)
310-258-4206 (CRA)
Supervised by Supervised by Katie Hornberger

Sacramento and Los Angeles OCRA Office information
Sacramento OCRA
Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 240N
Sacramento, CA 95825
Tel: 916-575-1615
Toll-Free: 800-390-7032
Direct Dial: 916- 575-1625

Los Angeles OCRA
Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy
3580 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 925
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel: 213-427-8761
Toll-Free: 866-833-6712
Direct Dial: 213-427-875