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Legal Services Unit

The Legal Services unit works under the direction of the associate director of Client and Family Services and is responsible for providing and coordinating legal and advocacy services for clients and families, and for assuring clients’ rights . The unit also coordinates all appeals at both the local and state levels, and is responsible for investigating and responding to complaints.

Advocacy services are coordinated with the Office of Clients Rights Advocacy, the Whittier College of Law Special Education Clinic and other outside consultants.

To access these services, speak with your service coordinator regarding a referral.

Additional Resources

Read “A Consumer’s Guide to the Lanterman Act” to learn more about rights and responsibilities for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Additional information can also be found in the Guide to Lanterman Regional Center regarding rights and responsibilities and the appeal process.