Sunday, May 13, 2012

Community Agency Highlights - Regional Center of the East Bay

Interview with Cynthia Sage, Case Manager at the Regional Center of the East Bay


What does your organization do for children of special needs?
We serve adults and children with developmental disabilities. We purchase various services to assist clients and families on a needs basis.

How can a person access your services (i.e. fees, application process, eligibility, ages, etc.)?
Contact the receptionist at 510.618.6100. (S)he will refer you to an intake coordinator.

How does your program support social interaction among all children, typically developing and with special needs?
Depending on the need of the client we directly fund various services or recommend agencies enabling our clients to function in the least restrictive environment.

Can you tell us what events/activities are happening this year? Dates?
Depending on the need of the client we directly fund various services or recommend agencies enabling our clients to function in the least restrictive environment.

Any suggestions for other community supports for parents to check out?
I always refer people to the Care Parent Network. Also check out the therapeutic recreation offerings from you town’s parks and recreation department.

What have you found most rewarding working with (name of org)?
Working with the 89 families on my case load. They are Everyday Heroes to me.

What is your favorite activity?
Yearly interviews with my families.


Contact Information:
Cynthia Sage
RCEB
(925) 691-2300 receptionist



Regional Center of the East Bay, website HERE.
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