Desert Regional Center (DRC)

 
General Information
Description of ProgramDesert Regional Center (DRC) is the State of Nevada operated program that supports over 3100 people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and related conditions in their efforts to live, work, and recreate in the community. DRC supports individuals in achieving a life of meaning, equality, dignity, opportunity and inclusion in the community. DRC provides services that support people in achieving personal goals of independence and community participation, DRC provides a broad range of services to meet the needs of clients and their families, and clients are supported in exercising choice about the kinds of services they receive.

DRC serves Clark and parts of Lincoln and Nye counties.
ObjectivesProvides rehabilitative and support services to individuals diagnosed with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and related conditions. Provides a broad range of services to meet the needs of clients and their families.
LocationClark County
Intake ProcedureContact the Intake Coordinator by phone at 702-486-7850. The Intake Coordinator will schedule an office appointment. At the appointment the Intake Coordinator will assist in completing an application for supports, answer any questions, refer to other agencies, and assist with applications for Social Security and Medicaid, if necessary.
Intake RequirementsThe Intake Coordinator will request that medical and cognitive information be provided at the intake appointment. The Intake Coordinator can assist in obtaining this information from medical and other appropriate sources. If no information is available, an assessment can be arranged to determine qualification.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish & Spanish
EligibilityIndividuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and related conditions.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCosts and fees vary, call for details.
Insurance AcceptedMedicaid
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMon.-Fri. 8 am-5 pm
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 11391 S. Jones Blvd.
Physical Site City, State, ZipLas Vegas, NV 89146-1200
Main Phone702-486-6200
TDD Phone702-486-8034
Other Phone702-486-7850 (Intake Office)
Fax702-486-6334
Web Addressmhds.nv.gov
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
State of Nevada Division of Mental Health & Developmental Services (MHDS)
This Program: Desert Regional Center (DRC)
Affiliated Services: Desert Regional Center (DRC) Las Vegas - 7th Street Satellite office
Desert Regional Center (DRC) Las Vegas - Flamingo Satellite Office
Desert Regional Center (DRC) Las Vegas - Jones Main Office
Residential Cottages - Desert Regional Center (DRC) Las Vegas - S. Jones Blvd.