Welcome to the Division for Regional Center Operations homepage

The Division for Regional Center Operations (DRCO) operates under the Office of Community Access and Independence. DRCO provides oversight of the three state owned and operated regional centers: Grand Junction, Pueblo and Wheat Ridge. The Regional Centers serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have the most intensive needs. 

 
Below, you will find links to the Weebly and Joint Budget Committee (JBC) websites, as well as a link that allows you to listen online to the JBC briefings and hearings.   
  • Link to the Weebly website. Weebly is a website used to communicate information on the Regional Centers, the Task Force, and other policies and procedures of the Centers. This website has the latest draft of the Regional Center Task Force Report.
  • This is the link to the Joint Budget Committee hearing schedule for hearings related to the Department of Human Services, and the Division for Regional Center Operations. 
    http://www.tornado.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/jbc/schedule1.pdf

  • The key dates for the JBC's discussion of the Regional Centers.  Both are currently scheduled for the JBC's Offices at 200 E. 14th Avenue, 3rd Floor. The location is updated daily at the JBC hearing schedule site link above: 
    • December 14, JBC Briefing from 9-12 covers the Regional Centers (They are part of the Department of Human Services Services for People with Disabilities)
    • December 22,  JBC Hearing 9-12 

  • Link to Legislative Audio:   You can listen online to the JBC briefing and hearing by going to the following link and selecting the hearing that is "in progress"  You can also find prior hearing archived data here.
    http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics/cslFrontPages.nsf/Audio?OpenPage\

Grand Junction Regional Center

2016 Parent/Guardian/Advocate Meeting Schedule


Our meetings are on the 3rd Monday of each month from 5:30 to 7:00 PM.  The location is Blue Mesa Conference Room. Upcoming meetings are:

July 18th

August 15th

September 19th

October 17th

November 21st

December 19th



Wheat Ridge Regional Center

2016 Parent/Guardian/Advocate Meeting Schedule

Our meetings are on the 3rd Wednesday from 6:00 – 7:30pm. The location is the Sunada Learning Center (SLC), 6225 Simms Street, Arvada 80004.  Upcoming meetings are:

  • July 20th

  • August 17th

  • September 21st

  • October 19th

  • November 16th

  • December 21st


Pueblo Regional Center

2016 Parent/Guardian/Advocate Meeting Schedule


Our meetings are on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 5:30 to 7:00 PM.  The location is CORE “B” Conference Room. Upcoming meetings are:


  • August 10th

  • September 14th

  • October 12th

  • November 9th

  • December 14th



Regional Center and Public Meetings Calendars


Regional Center Task Force


For more information on the Regional Center Task Force please visit the site below.