DAC Out reaches to you!

Disability Action Center directly interacts and impacts the lives of people with disabilities and seniors in our communities.

Glenn County

Another aspect of our direct support is our active outreach program to reach out even more to our communities.

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On June 17th our staff met with folks in the areas of Glenn and Siskiyou counties in Orland, Willows, Elk Creek, Grindstone Rancheria, Yreka, and Montague.

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A part of our outreach plan is to schedule a day to come to one or some of our communities to share information, schedule presentations, meetings, and work directly with organizations, people with disabilities and seniors.

If you are interested in learning more about our community services, schedule a presentation or meeting, give us a call at (530) 242-8550.

Consumer Advisory Committee

ILSNC is requesting assistance in locating a consumer (must be receiving Medi-Cal and live in Shasta, Siskiyou, Lassen or Modoc counties) to be a consumer representative on the Consumer Advisory Committee with Partnership HealthPlan.  Partnership’s offices are near the airport in South Redding.  The meetings occur every other month.  This is a real need.  Professional advocates are invited to attend, but the real power lies in the hands of the consumer.  Please find a worthy representative.  They need not be a consumer of ours, but must be on Medi-Cal from one of the 4 counties.  Information can be obtained by contacting Kelley Sewell, Northern Region Member Services and Provider Relations Director. 

She can be reached at: 

Partnership HealthPlan of California

PO Box 492475

Redding, CA 96049

Phone:  (707) 420-7685 phone

E-mail:ksewell@partnershiphp.org

Our website: www.partnershiphp.org

The Disability Organizing Network (www.disabilityorganizing.net) is embarking on a quest to populate local Voting Advisory Committees throughout the state.  We cannot do much outside of our major population centers, but since Shasta & Tehama counties are combining their efforts, can we locate 1 or 2 disabled folks to serve on this committee?  This activity is coordinated by the Secretary of State’s office through each county and is active every other year.  2014 is an election year, so this is the year to ensure that various disabilities are represented on local boards.  For information, please contact  Cathy Darling Allen, Shasta County Clerk @  225-5166.