October 4, 2016

Our annual Full Circle picnic was a success! Thank you to everyone who attended. The weather was perfect and we had a great time celebrating our long-time employees who have helped make Full Circle what it is today. We already can't wait for next year!

April 21, 2015

We're happy to welcome back our executive director, Krista!  She was at the California Supported Living Network (CSLN) conference in San Diego on April 16 and 17.  She got the opportunity to discuss a variety of important topics that are affecting the work we do.  We want to thank her for taking the time to participate in this important conference and for representing Full Circle!

January 29, 2015

Full Circle of Choices has launched our social media campaign!  We would love for you to stay in touch with us and help advocate for those with developmental disabilities.  We now have profiles on Twitter and Instagram.  You can also like us on Facebook for recent updates and event information!  See you there!


Current Events


June 1, 2017

Teyawna Jones has announced it is time move on from Full Circle and she has accepted another position in the field. Teyawna has been a supervisor with Full Circle since 2013 and has made made so many meaningful contributions to the people she served with us. We're sad to see her go, but we know she's still out there making a difference for the population we serve. We wish her the best!

February 4, 2015

This is a call to action!  We need your help to save services to adults with developmental disabilities in California.  All of our voices count!  Here is your chance to show your support.  Check out link below to send a quick email to Senator Holly Mitchell.  A few clicks can help us in our fight to save an important support system.
 


December 2, 2015

Remember to use Amazon Smile for your holiday shopping! Amazon Smile is happy to make a donation to us for each purchase you make. Each purchase will improve the lives of the people we serve.  Click the link to get started!

October 27, 2015

We'd like to remind everyone to use Amazon Smile! It's a program open to nonprofits that allows .5% of your purchases to be donated to Full Circle.  All you have to do is make the same purchases you usually make on amazon.com, but visit smile.amazon.com instead.  Everything else is the same.  Amazon Smile is happy to use your purchases to improve the lives of the people we serve.  Click the link to get started!

May 12, 2015

Some of you have been following the political changes that affect the work we do.  The Contra Costa Times has released an article on the proposed 10% restoration of lost funding for our field.  Governor Brown has the power to restore this loss.  Click the link to read more about this important issue.

March 2, 2015

On February 5, we announced that our client, Jenna, is getting her very first apartment!  As many of you know, she needs our support to get her new home ready for her arrival.  Please click the link below to learn more and show your support with a donation.  Every little bit helps Jenna on her path to independence!
 

November 24, 2015

Here is the first in a series of public service announcements intended to highlight the current crisis that impacts the developmentally disabled community and its allies. Please click below to learn more and to find out about the protest on December 10, 2015.


April 28, 2015

The Lanterman Coalition has an updated petition for you to sign on change.org!  It asks California legislators to sign into the Beall letter and keep the Lanterman promise.  There are 130 supporters as of today.  Will you help by signing your name?  Click below to sign the petition!

February 9, 2015

We have a star!  Heidi, who has been served by Full Circle for a long time, is on the cover page of the State Council on Developmental Disabilities website!  It is such a pleasure to see her showing the community what is possible.  Click the link to see her smile (she is all the way on the right)! 
 

September 8, 2015

Last week, Full Circle of Choices, along with other agencies and members of our community, attended a rally at the State Capitol in Sacramento! We encouraged legislatures to keep the promise of the 1969 Lanterman Act with a 10% funding increase (click the link to learn more). Let’s continue to advocate and prevent the collapse of our system with phone calls, Tweets, and Facebook posts.Tell them: “I support the Lanterman Act and a 10% restoration of funding for the developmentally disabled community.” Let’s let our voices be heard!

Local Legislatures that need to hear your voice:

  • Governor Jerry Brown, P: (916) 445-2841, F: (916) 558-3160, Twitter: @JerryBownGov
  • Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, P: (916) 319-2078, F: (916) 319-2178, Twitter: @toniatkins
  • Senate President Pro Temp Kevin DeLeón, P: (916) 651-4024, F: (916) 651-4924, Twitter: @kdeleon

February 17, 2015

As many of you know, the Lanterman Coalition consists of 19 organizations of the California Developmental Services system and is urging the Brown administration to stop the current state of collapse with a 10% reinvestment of funds.  Click our "Call to Action" button to view their update that includes important dates for two hearings that impact our budget.  You can show your support by attending one or both hearings and making your voice heard.  Simply showing up can make a difference!

925-682-6107 

Call our office!

May 14, 2015

Some of you may be familiar withAmazon Smile; it's a program open to nonprofits that allows .5% of your purchases to be donated to Full Circle.  All you have to do is make the same purchases you usually make on amazon.com, but visit smile.amazon.com instead.  Everything else is the same.  Amazon Smile is happy to use your purchases to improve the lives of the people we serve.  Click the link to get started!

November 7, 2016

Remember to use Amazon Smile for your holiday shopping! Amazon Smile is happy to make a donation to us for each purchase you make. Each purchase will improve the lives of the people we serve.  Click the link to get started!

September 14, 2015

We are happy to report Full Circle's second annual BBQ on September 12 was a success! Thank you to all of our clients, staff, and families who attended and helped out. Special thanks to Amy's Kitchen for their donation of veggie burgers!

It was so great to be able to get together and enjoy each other's company and the sunshine. See you all next year!

February 5, 2015

Full Circle has welcomed a new client!  Jenna recently signed a lease on her very first apartment!  We're getting all the pieces in place for her big move, and she is anxious to start living in her new home.  Jenna is excited to begin a new, independent, and fulfilling chapter of her life and Full Circle is proud to be a part of this transition.  Stay posted for more updates, including how you can help Jenna be successful.  Go Jenna!
 


April 18, 2016

Make Mom Smile this Mother's Day! Amazon Smile is happy to make a donation to us for each purchase you make. All donations will improve the lives of the people we serve.  Click the link to get started!