February 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of Inland Regional Center (IRC) and the beginning of the regional center system in California. It is important to reflect on how far we … Read More
What Is Social Recreation? A Service That Will Soon Be Available to Clients!
Social recreation can be linked to physical, social, and emotional wellbeing that translates into a healthy balanced lifestyle. Inland Regional Center (IRC) and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) recognize … Read More
If Not Me, Then Who? The Story of Elizabeth Griswold
“I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me.” – Maya Angelou … Read More
Get To Know IRCs Cultural Specialist and What She Wants You To Know About SAE!
Lilliana Garnica, IRC’s Cultural Specialist, was born in Yuma, Arizona, to Mexican immigrant parents, and is the youngest of three children. Her parents, now in their 70s, were both farm … Read More
Furry Friend Friday – Blessed
If you are one of the millions of dog owners living in the U.S., then you know that these furry companions share a very special place in our homes and … Read More
Ready For Day Programs? Here’s How You’ll Be Welcomed Back!
As COVID-19 cases continue to decline throughout the country, and California prepares to reopen business as usual on June 15, Inland Regional Center (IRC) is also anticipating the reopening of … Read More
Community Project Survey Results – Mobile IRC RV
In September 2020, at the request of Inland Regional Center’s (IRC) Resource Development and Transportation Unit (RDTU), our Community Engagement Team created a survey to gauge the individual, community stakeholder, … Read More
Results from IRC COVID-19 Survey
In early May, Inland Regional Center created a COVID-19 Response questionnaire. This 11-question survey allowed the IRC Community to share their thoughts on how we can best provide support during … Read More
CAC Supports Clients During Quarantine
The Client Advisory Committee (CAC) is a group of individuals, ranging in age, 16 and over. come together monthly to interact and make friends and memories with one another. The … Read More
Mental Health Matters
May is Mental Health Month! And in 2020, we are facing increased stressors because of COVID-19. Altered schedules, financial pressures, separation from friends and family, and information overload, to name … Read More