The Lanterman Act is a California state law which establishes the rights of persons with developmental disabilities to services and supports they need and choose so that they can lead independent, productive and normal lives in the community. The California Department of Developmental Services is responsible for delivering services under this law. The Golden Gate Regional Center is the agency which provides services in San Francisco. (For more information about the Golden Gate Regional Center, see the Agencies page of this website.)
Individuals who are eligible for services under the Lanterman Act are those:
Under the Lanterman Act, developmental disabilities include:
In San Francisco, children of all ages (and adults) who are eligible under the Lanterman Act are served by the Golden Gate Regional Center.
For more information on the Lanterman Act:
A link to the text of the Lanterman Act.
Department of Developmental Services (DDS)
Consumer's Guide to the Lanterman Act
HRIIC --High Risk Infant Interagency Council
2061 Mission Street, Suite 606, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: 415/206-7743 Fax: 415/282-1226 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
This page was last updated: November 11, 2011