Sierra Regional Center (SRC)

General Information
Description of ProgramSierra Regional Center (SRC) is the state-operated regional center for individuals with developmental disabilities and related conditions and their families. SRC is located in the Reno/Sparks area and serves Washoe County, Nevada. SRC supports individuals with developmental disabilities by facilitating independence through choice.

SRC assists individuals with disabilities by helping them to discover what each person wants for their life, planning and arranging support services to help the person achieve what they want, and regularly monitoring to see if the services satisfy the person.

Services Offered:
  • Federal – Home and Community Based Waiver: Nevada’s Waiver for Persons with Mental Retardation and Related Conditions offers home and community-based services to assist eligible recipients who, without services, would require institutional care provided in an Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Mental Retardation (ICF/MR). Nevada's Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services (MHDS) administers this waiver program in conjunction with the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (DHCFP).
  • Counseling: SRC offers both individual and family counseling.
  • Employment and Vocational Services: Designed to help identify the area of employment that best meets the needs of the individual. Options can range from a supervised and assisted work place to employment in a community job with support staff assigned as needed.
  • Family Support: Provides assistance to families to help them remain intact. It includes financial assistance for respite care, in-home training, counseling, behavioral consultation and cash assistance to those who qualify.
  • Residential Support: Offers a variety of available options to help people make choices on where they want to live. Choices can include living at home with their family, living by themselves or living with roommates. Supports will vary depending on what an individual requests, needs, and can afford.
  • Service Coordination: Helps to develop a plan based on the individual’s interests and personal goals. Assists the individual in getting eligible services through public and private agencies.
ObjectivesSRC's mission is to support individuals with developmental disabilities by facilitating independence through choice.
LocationWashoe County
Client Information
EligibilityAn individual with an intellectual and/or developmental disability or a related condition qualifies for supports. Examples of related conditions include: autism, epilepsy, and Cerebral Palsy. Additional criteria must be met in order to qualify with a related condition. A SRC Intake Coordinator can provide additional information regarding qualification and required documentation.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesSliding-fee available
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday 8am - 5pm. Closed state holidays.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1605 S. 21st Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipSparks, NV 89431
Main Phone775-688-1930
Web Address
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
State of Nevada Division of Mental Health & Developmental Services (MHDS)
This Program: Sierra Regional Center (SRC)
Affiliated Services: Disability Support - Sierra Regional Center (SRC) - Reno
Job and Day Training Services - Sierra Regional Center (SRC) - Reno