AB 1402 amended the Welfare and Institutions Code to add Section 4704.6 which states, “Each regional center and each vendor that contracts with a regional center to provide services to consumers shall conspicuously post on its Internet Website, if any, a link to the department’s Internet Website page that provides a description of the appeals procedure set forth in this chapter and a department telephone number available for answering consumer and applicant appeals procedure questions”

The Department of Developmental Services website is located at: www.dds.ca.gov/general/appeals-complaints-comments/.

The Department of Developmental Services can be reached by phone at: (916) 654-1987.