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    Murrieta Valley Unified School District Special Education
    Phone: (951) 696-1600 ext. 1601

    Address: 41870 McAlby Court, Murrieta, CA 92562

    Description: Murrieta Valley Unified School District has a variety of services and program options that provide children with exceptional needs access to a free, appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment. Children that have suspected or identified disabilities may be eligible to receive special education services at no cost to parents in the least restrictive environment to the maximum extent appropriate.


    Riverside County Special Education Local Plan Area (SEPAC)

    Phone: (951) 490-0375

    Email: gangus@valverde.edu

    Website: http://www.valverde.edu/selpa/index.htm

    Address: 975 W. Morgan Street Bldg. G., Perris, CA 92571

    Description: SEPAC was designed to develop a positive and knowledgeable partnership between parents and caregivers of children with exceptional needs and the professionals who serve them, by providing resources through support, training and build community awareness programs. SEPAC is there to help communication with school districts, build a support team for parents, and to assist in parent education. SEPAC is also there to help facilitate information from schools to parents.

     Community Advisory Committee (CAC)

    Phone: (951) 491-3592

    Email: leas_mom@hotmail.com

    Website: www.valverde.edu/selpa/cac.htm

    Address: 975 W. Morgan Street, Building G, Perris, CA 92571

    Description: The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is a team of parents of children who are enrolled in special education as well as individuals with a personal or professional interest in securing appropriate services for students with disabilities. The CAC membership represents all of the 22 Riverside County SELPA member local education agencies, including the Riverside County Office of Education. CAC has regular monthly informative seminars for parents.

    Early Start Family Resource Network            Head Start

    Contact Person: Terry Humbly

    Phone: (909) 890-4711

    Email: info@esfrn.org.

    Website: www.esfrn.org

    Address: 14255 Waterman Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92408

    Description: Early Start is in partnership with Inland Valley Regional Center and supports infants or toddlers (birth to age 3) with low incident disabilities (vision and hearing, severe orthopedic impairments, or both) that may need to receive early intervention services. Services will be based on assessment.


    Head start and Early Head Start Programs (Childcare)

    ConPhone:  (951) 826-6617

    Email: ecep@rcoe.us

    Website: https://www.rcoe.us/departments/early-education-services/early-education-programs/head-start-and-early-head-start

    Address: 24980 Las Brisas Road, Murrieta, California 92562

    Description: Head Start and Early Head Start (EHS) are child development programs serving children and their families in Riverside. The programs are funded through the Department of Health and Human Services’ Head Start Office federal grant. These programs promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children of low income families through the provision of health, educational, transportation, nutritional, social and other services based on family needs assessments. 

    Riverside County Department of Mental Health   See full size image

    Phone: (951) 600-6355

    Email: MHSA@co.riverside.ca.us 

    Website: https://rcdmh.org/

    Address: 41002 Country Center Drive, suite 320, Temecula, Ca. 92590

    Description: Mental health Services covers a range of programs and services for the treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of mental health problems, which includes hospital care, daycare, outpatient services, case management, vocational, residential and emergency services.

    National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

    Contact person: Hal Adams

    Phone: (951) 672-2089

    Email: namitemecvalley@aol.com

    Website: www.namicalifornia.org

    Address: 30520 Rancho California Road suite 107 PMB 186, Temecula, CA 92591

    Description: NAMI California is a local grass roots organization. This provides updated information and support to local affiliates and is here to help organize new affiliates. NAMI California helps to educates families, professionals and the public about the most current explosion of scientific evidence that shows serious mental illnesses are neurobiological brain disorders. NAMI California works hard to provide a strong, coherent system that offers a continuum of care for the persistent, long-term needs of people with mental illness. NAMI California also advocates for increased research to uncover causes and new, effective treatments. NAMI California strives to erase stigma.

     Care Learning Center and Psychological Services

    Phone: (951) 288-9113

    Email: jill@careacademies.org

    Website: https://carelearningcenters.org/contact-us/

    Address: 32605 Temecula Parkway suite 219, Temecula, CA 92592

    Description: CARE Learning Center & Psychological Services, a 501(c)(3) is an organization that partners with the community to underwrite combining psycho-educational services so that students with emotional conditions (such as anxiety or depression) that impact their learning have the opportunity to reach their full academic potential. Care combines educational intervention with academic tutors or coaches, cognitive educational therapy, and psychological interventions.

    Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK)  See full size image

    Phone: (866) 828-8275 or (951) 328-1200

    Email: taskca@yahoo.com

    Website: www.taskca.org

    Address: 4164 Brockton Ave., Riverside, CA 92501

    Description: Task is a non-profit organization for parents of children with disabilities where they can seek assistance and support for help with obtaining early intervention, educational, medical and therapeutic support services for their children. It was founded by a group of parents to provide families who have a child or children with disabilities knowledge regarding issues and concerns relating to their child’s or children’s development and education.


     New Vision Autism Center

    Phone: (951) 553-7676

    Email: info@NewVisionAutismCenter.com

    Website: http://www.newvisionautismcenter.com/

    Address: 42075 Remington Ave. suite 109, Temecula, CA  92590

    Description: The New Vision Autism Center is a service of New Vision Children’s Services, a 501(c)(3) organization. NVCS was incorporated in the state of California in August of 2006 with the idea of serving children with special needs and those at-risk of failure. The main objectives of NVCS is to create awareness and promote early intervention of students with learning disabilities and Autism, provide services and therapies to benefit the children, give support, resources, training and other services to parents. They also work on establishing appropriate related services to the community.

    Sensory Time                  sensory

    Phone: (951) 600-0305

    Email: info@sensorytimecenter.com

    Website: http://www.sensorytimecenter.com/

    Address: 41421 Date Street, suite 101, Murrieta, CA 92562

    Description: Sensory Time is a therapeutically designed child development center to help provide special needs children and their families  with a nurturing place of acceptance to grow, develop, and maintain skills; regardless if it is sensory processing skills, social skills, or motor development skills. Parents will get to interact with their child through a variety of skills. Sensory time is a fun, relaxed environment where your kid can really be themselves.

    Department of Public Social Services (DPSS)  

    Phone: (951) 696-6500

    Email: dpssinquiry@riversidedpss.org

    Website: http://dpss.co.riverside.ca.us

    Address:  27464 43264 Business Park Drive. Ste B1., Temecula, CA 92590

    Description: The primary goal of DPSS is to protect and improve the well-being of the individuals and families who reside in Riverside County--especially those who cannot protect themselves.  They provide many different forms of public assistance from pre-natal Medi-Cal services for low income women to subsidized in-home care for vulnerable seniors and disabled adults.  They also provide the following services: Child Day Care Services, Employment Related services and in home support services.

    Easter Seals Disability Services

    Phone: (951) 248-4876

    Email: debbie.ball@essc.org

    Website: https://www.easterseals.com/programs-and-services/

    Address: 241 East 9th Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410

    Description:  Easter Seal Society provides individuals and families with evaluations, training, information, referral, speech therapy, equipment loan service, social services, and transportation for medical appointments. They also provide residential day recreational camps for individuals with physical disabilities.


    Inland Valley Regional Center (IRC)

    Phone: (909) 890-3000

    Email: jmullen@dds.ca.gov

    Website: https://www.dds.ca.gov/

    Address: 674 Brier Drive, San Bernardino, CA 92408

    Description: The Inland Valley Regional Center (IRC) supports families and individuals with a wide range of services for those with disabilities. Some of the services are trainings, counseling, assessment, advocacy, referrals for out of home placement, and referrals for vocational training.

    Department of Rehabilitation        

    Contact Person:

    Phone: (951) 782-6650

    Email: externalaffairs@dor.ca.gov

    Website: www.dor.ca.gov

    Address: 3130 Chicago Avenue, Riverside, Ca .92507

    Description: The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) administers the largest vocational rehabilitation program in the country. DOR helps to provide services and advocacy that assist people with disabilities to live independently, become employed and have equality in the communities in which they live and work. DOR provides consultation, counseling and vocational rehabilitation, and works with community partners to assist the consumers we serve.


    Social Security /Supplemental Security Income (SSI)  

    Contact person: Various Agents Available

    Phone: 1 (800) 772-1213

    Email:  You may contact them through website address.

    Website: http://www.socialsecurity.gov/

    Address: 7880 Mission Grove Park S., Riverside, CA 92508

    Description:  Social Security offers additional supplemental security income for those individuals of any age with a disability. There are provisions, but SSI will provide monthly income as well as Medi-Cal insurance for those who qualify. You must have a disability, be a legal resident of the United States and have a low income.

Last Modified on December 13, 2023