Central Valley Regional Center Unveils Community-Based Web Site for People with Developmental Disabilities, Their Families and Service Providers

January 30, 2009
Network of Care

MARIPOSA, Calif. – The Central Valley Regional Center today introduced a breakthrough Web solution for individuals, families and agencies concerned with developmental disabilities. The Network of Care for Developmental Disabilities www.mariposa.ca.networkofcare.org is an online information place that provides critical information, communication and advocacy tools with a single point of entry. It ensures there is “No Wrong Door” for those navigating the system of developmental disability services.

Regardless of where individuals, families and agencies begin their search for assistance with developmental disabilities, the Network of Care for Developmental Disabilities ensures they will find resources and timely information specific to their needs. The new Web site will enable people to find the right service at the right time; educate themselves about their issues; understand current policy initiatives and advocate directly to elected officials, and better manage their affairs, interactions and important records.

The Network of Care for Developmental Disabilities provides a comprehensive Service Directory of the multitude of service providers in Mariposa County, putting people in touch with the right services at the right time. The Network of Care also provides easy-to-search libraries and vital information about specific conditions, pending legislation and advocacy, as well as daily news articles from around the world concerning developmental disabilities.

To increase accessibility and accommodate the Network of Care’s users, the site’s innovative technology provides near-universal access, regardless of literacy or income level, to Web-based services through a text-only version of the site and other adaptive technologies. The site is fully ADA-compliant. The Network of Care also is available in multiple languages.

Service providers can share challenges and ideas, as well as create powerful new mechanisms to better serve people with developmental disabilities by embracing the Network of Care’s communication tools such as message boards and community calendars. Service providers can even build their own free Web sites in the For Providers section.

Trilogy Integrated Resources LLC of San Rafael, Calif., developed, produced and maintains the Network of Care, which is the largest online network of government-sponsored social services in the nation. In addition to the Network of Care for Developmental Disabilities, Trilogy created and maintains the Network of Care for Seniors & People with Disabilities; the Network of Care for Mental/Behavioral Health; the Network of Care for Kids (ages 0-5); the Network of Care for Children & Families (ages 0-18); the Network of Care for Domestic Violence; the Network of Care for Public Health; the Network of Care for Probation Services and the Network of Care for Veterans & Service Members.

 Trilogy, the leading information provider in the field of social services, now serves 22 states via the Network of Care. For more information, please contact Trilogy at 415-458-5900 or at info@trilogyir.com.