Intake is the procedure to determine eligibility for regional center services. First, they gather data such as social, medical, and psychological information to evaluate the new referral. Information may come from outside sources or in-house interviews, examinations, and testing. The intake process consists of five steps, which may take up to 120 days.
Parents, legal guardians, or conservators can make referrals for intake. People can refer themselves to the Regional Center if they are 18 years or older. Professionals and ...