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Compass - Independent Living Services

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Provides support services to consumers with any type or level of developmental disability.

Vendorized with Far Northern Regional Center to provide Independent Living Services to adults with disabilities. Services are provided in the home and in the community.

Provides services such as:

  • Cooking

  • Cleaning

  • Shopping

  • Menu planning

  • Meal preparation

  • Money management

  • Use of public transportation:

  • Personal health and hygiene:

  • Self-advocacy training

  • Use of medical and dental services, as well as other community resources

  • Community resource awareness such as police, fire, or emergency help

  • Home and community safety


Open to adults with developmental disabilities

Disability Action Center

Support Services

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Pro-actively helps people with disabilities (including seniors) achieve and maintain independence. Provides support services that help eliminate barriers (physical, emotional, societal, etc.) to increase opportunities for participation in the community and support consumers’ rights to live independently.

Core services include:

  • Housing strategies (rental information, resources and search support - no financial assistance)

  • Information & referral

  • Assistive technology (Device Lending Library and Durable Medical Equipment Re-use Program - accepts donations)

  • Senior vision resources

  • Peer advising

  • Support groups

  • Public education and advocacy

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Traumatic Brain Injury Program

  • Helps SSI recipients apply for CalFresh

  • During a PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event, loans out battery packs or distributes hotel vouchers for those who are medically fragile and rely on electricity to power medical equipment or keep medications cold.


Open to children, teens, adults and seniors with any type of disability

Disability Rehabilitation


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Provides services and advocacy for individuals with disabilities. This allows them to live independently, become employed, and have equality in the communities in which they live and work. Services include:

  • Evaluates to determine vocational potential

  • Offers counseling to select vocational goals

  • Provides referrals to training programs when necessary

  • Provides placement assistance 


Individuals with disabilities

Alta Vista Manor

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Provides affordable one-bedroom apartments for seniors ages 62 and up or adults with disabilities. Provides 43 units, all of which are subsidized through Rural Development. All have wheelchair access; two with roll-in showers and modified kitchens. Pets are permitted with pre-approval and deposit (25 lbs max). 


Open to seniors 62 and older or adults with mental or physical disabilities.

Far Northern

Regional Center

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Coordinates services and provides referrals for persons with developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and other closely related disorders, and their families.

Provides the following support and services to eligible individuals and their families:

  • Case management

  • Developmental, hearing, medical, speech, vision, genetic, nursing, and nutritional evaluations

  • Diagnosis and coordination of resources (education, health, welfare, rehabilitation and recreation)

  • Prevention program for infants under the age of three who are at risk for developmental disabilities

  • Developmental services (infant development programs, parent education, family training, speech therapy), hearing and vision services, physical and occupational therapy, psychological services, and assistive technology services

  • Funding for health services which are not covered by other funding sources, if the service is directly related to the developmental disability

  • Genetic counseling when appropriate

  • Respite care services

  • Legal and financial services, including court ordered evaluations, limited conservatorship services, and representative payee services for governmental benefits

  • Contracts with Promotores Regional Program to provide support and advocacy for Latino and Southeast Asian FNRC clients and their families while using their native languages.

Drop-ins are welcome at their offices in Redding and Chico. Please call for services in Siskiyou County and other areas.


Open to babies, children, teens, and adults with developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism & other closely related disorders

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