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For Your Independence (FYI)

For Your Independence (FYI)

Desert Arc

In-home supportive services for adults with disabilities.

Services Offered

Disability Services • Meal Preparation • Money Management • Supportive Housing • In Home Assistance • Crisis Intervention • Homemaker Services • Parent Support


The primary goal of FYI is to support people to live as successfully and independently as possible in their own homes. FYI can assist with:

  • Locating affordable housing
  • Transportation training
  • First aid
  • Personal care
  • Personal Finance
  • Daily appointments
  • Meal preparation

FYI also provides 24/7 crisis intervention and support through challenging times when training or support is needed immediately.


73-255 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert, CA 92260 33.6871763 -116.4072425

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • For individuals with developmental disabilities who live in their home.
  • FYI primarily serves clients ages 22 and over, but clients 18-21 are also eligible for services.
  • FYI's service area includes Coachella Valley and the Morongo Basin, as far west as Temecula and as far east as Blythe.
  • FYI clients must be referred by Inland Regional Center.
    • A person is eligible for Regional Center Services if they have a “substantial developmental disability,” that originates before the age of 18 and will likely continue indefinitely.Qualifying conditions include:
    • intellectual disability
    • cerebral palsy
    • epilepsy
    • autism
    • disabling conditions similar to intellectual disability that require comparable treatment
    • Disabling conditions that are solely physical or psychiatric in nature, or solely a learning disability are not eligible for services.


  • Adults accepted
  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

FYI clients must be referred by Inland Regional Center.To enroll with Inland Regional Center contact the Intake Coordinator for your County: San Bernardino County call (909) 890-3053; for Riverside County call (909) 890-3370.

Inland Regional Center will assign a case manager to the client. The case manager can then refer the client to Desert Arc.