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Devereux California Admissions

Devereux California is one of the premier providers of support to adults with emotional, behavioral and intellectual/developmental disabilities in California. A part of the Devereux Foundation, we are proud to offer a full continuum of behavioral health and intellectual/developmental disabilities programs and services.

At Devereux California, we welcome the opportunity to work with adults referred to us throughout the United States. We have had the privilege to make a meaningful impact on the lives of hundreds of lives over the course of the last 70 years in California and over 100 years at Devereux nationally. Devereux provides outstanding clinical treatment with a caring, compassionate and individualized approach to all the supports we provide.”

I and my husband are eternally grateful to you all at Devereux for taking such good care of our son, Byron, for those 7 years. He is living independently now and doing well, and I give Devereux all the credit. You guys gave him a second chance at life, and I will always love you for it. And you kept our family together by giving Byron the help he needed. I'll be donating to you until my last days!
- Karen Blanco

I have nothing but great respect for the wonderful staff at Devereux.
- Susan Hermance

We appreciate all that Devereux does for our daughter and we will continue our support.
- Rick Mogan

How to Make a Referral

Searching for the right services and programs can be overwhelming and stressful. Our Admissions office can assist you in finding the best fit based on you, your family member or person’s served specific needs. Our Admissions Manager will work with you to expedite your admission.

To talk to the Admissions office please call (805) 879-0398.

Admissions Process

Step 1 – Gather All Documentation Needed

The following documentation is needed in order to complete an application with Devereux CA:

  1. Current Psychiatric Evaluation and/or Assessment
  2. Psychological Testing with IQ Score
  3. Current Physical (within last 6 months) and information about any medical problems
  4. Treatment Plans from current program, including day program
  5. Application
  6. Pre-Admit Questionnaire

* Supporting Documentation (needed if accepted):

  1. Birth Certificate and Social Security Card
  2. Immunization Records
  3. List of current medications, medication court order/consent and medications
  4. Court order of conservatorship
  5. HIPPA release form for anyone needing a release of information (i.e. family, agency, funders)

If the referral is coming from a Regional Center the referral packet must also include a Face Sheet, CDER and eligibility verification.

Step 2 – Submit Referral and Documentation

To submit a referral, please fax the above documentation to 805-968-5725. The Admissions office will review within 24 hours and the Admissions Manager will contact you to discuss the referral.

Step 3 – Admission

Once you receive admission approval you will work collaboratively with the Admissions Coordinator on funding approval prior to placement. Depending on the program, the individual may need to have a physical and TB test done prior to admission.

Admissions Contact information

Devereux California offers peace of mind for clients and families in choosing a care provider with a reputation for excellence and stability.

Please fill out the form online and the Admissions office will contact you within 24 hours.

Devereux California
Rebecca Popke
Attn: Admissions
P.O. Box 6784
Santa Barbara, CA 93160
(805) 879-0398
(805) 968-5725 - Fax