Resource & Referral Guide

The City of Irvine Disability Services provides the below guide of general resources for individuals with disabilities and their family members. If you're looking for a resource you don't see below, call us at 949-724-6637.

General Resources

Dayle McIntosh Center
Phone: 714-621-3300
Website: daylemc.org

TASK (Team of Advocates for
Special Kids)

Phone: 714-533-8275
Website: taskca.org

Center for Parent Information Resources
c/o Statewide Parent Advocacy Network

Phone: 973-642-8100

Social Security Administration
Phone: 800-772-1213
Website: ssa.gov

Regional Center of Orange County
Phone: 714-796-5100
Website: rcocdd.com

Ability First
Phone: 877-768-4600 
Website: abilityfirst.org

United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County
Phone: 949-333-6400
Website: ucpoc.org

Wayfinder Family Services
Phone: 323-295-4555
Website: wayfinderfamily.org

Best Buddies
Phone: 305-374-2233
Website: bestbuddies.org

California Department of Rehabilitation
Phone: 800-952-5544
Website: dor.ca.gov

Easterseals
Phone: 714-834-1111
Website: easterseals.com

The Arc Los Angeles & Orange Counties
Phone: 562-803-4606
Website: thearclaoc.org

Rehab Institute of
Southern California (RIO)

Phone: 714-633-7400
Website: riorehab.org

Goodwill Institutes of Orange County
Phone: 714-547-6308
Website: goodwill.org

Disability Resources

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

OC Autism
Website: ocautism.org

Autism Society of America
Phone: 800-328-8476
Website: autism-society.org

Autism Society of Orange County
Phone: 714-282-9005
Website: asaoc.tripod.com

United Parents & their
Autism Spectrum Kids, O.C.

Phone: 714-612-8502

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/
Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Phone: 301-306-7070
Website: chadd.org 

Visual/Hearing/Speech Impairment

Braille Institute
Phone: 800-272-4553
Website: brailleinstitute.org

Dayle McIntosh Center
Phone: 714-621-3300
Website: daylemc.org

Providence Speech & Hearing Center
Phone: 855-901-7742
Website: pshc.org

Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County
Phone: 949-333-6400
Website: ucpoc.org

Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome Association
of Orange County (DSAOC)

Phone: 714-540-5794
Website: dsaoc.org

National Down Syndrome Congress
Phone: 800-232-6372
Website: ndsccenter.org

Housing Support

California FAIR Plan
Phone: 213-487-0111
Website: cfpnet.com

City of Irvine Affordable Housing
Phone: 949-724-6000
Website: cityofirvine.org/affordable-housing

Department of Housing and
Urban Development (HUD)

Phone: 800-955-2232
Website: hud.gov

OC Housing Authority
Phone: 714-480-2700
Website: ochousing.org

Jamboree Housing Corporation
Phone: 949-263-8676
Website: jamboreehousing.com 

Living Skills & Transition Services

Irvine Valley College (IVC)
Phone: 949-451-5243
Website: ivc.edu

Project Independence
Phone: 714-549-3464
Website: proindependence.org

Rehab Institute of
Southern California (RIO)

Phone: 714-633-7400
Website: riorehab.org

Best Buddies
Phone: 305-374-2233
Website: bestbuddies.org

Goodwill Industries of Orange County
Phone: 714-547-6308
Website: goodwill.org

Dreams of America
Phone: 949-398-7698
Website: dreamsofamerica.org

Irvine Adult Transition Program
Phone: 949-936-8150
Website: iatp.iusd.org

The Arc Los Angeles & Orange Counties
Phone: 562-803-4606
Website: thearclaoc.org

Mental Health Resources

FOR Families
Phone: 949-724-6650
Website: cityofirvine.org/forfamilies

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Phone: 800-950-6264
Website: nami.org

Recreation Resources

Irvine Valley College, Irvine (IVC)
Phone: 949-451-5243
Website: ivc.edu

Orange County Children's Therapeutic Art Center
Phone: 714-547-5468
Website: occtac.org

HOPE
Phone: 714-778-4440
Website: hope4arts.org

Best Buddies
Phone: 305-374-2233
Website: bestbuddies.org

O.C. Child Care Association
Website: orangecountychildcareassociation.org

Special Camp for Special Kids
Phone: 949-661-0108
Website: specialcamp.org

RAD Camp
Phone: 949-387-5219
Website: radcamp.org

YMCA
Phone: 800-872-9622
Website: ymca.net

Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Website: bgca.org

Hot Hoops, Irvine
Phone: 714-573-1250
Email: belzowski@cox.net

Irvine Eagles Special Olympics
Phone: 949-552-0598
Website: sosc.org

Occupational Therapy Swim Lessons, Irvine
Phone: 949-770-5843, ext. 74

U.S. Adaptive Recreation Center
Phone: 909-584-0269
Website: usarc.org

Karate For All
Phone: 714-731-4668
Website: karateforall.org

The Little League Challenger Division
Website: littleleague.org

AYSO VIP
Website: ayso.org

Support Services

California Telephone Access Program
Phone: 800-806-1191
Website: californiaphones.org

FOR Families
Phone: 949-724-6650
Website: cityofirvine.org/forfamilies

Volunteers of America
Phone: 800-899-0089
Website: VOA.org

California Department of
Community Services and Development

Website: csd.ca.gov

State of California
Employment Development Department

Website: edd.ca.gov

Intervention Center for Early Childhood (ICEC)
Phone: 949-788-9236
Website: icekids.org

United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County
Phone: 949-333-6400
Website: ucpoc.org

First 5 Orange County:
Children and Families Commission

Phone: 714-834-5310
Website: occhildrenandfamilies.com

Regional Center of Orange County
Phone: 714-796-5100
Website: rcocdd.com

Child Guidance Center
Phone: 714-953-4455
Website: cgcoc.org/

Best Buddies
Phone: 305-374-2233
Website: bestbuddies.org

Easterseals
Phone: 714-834-1111
Website: easterseals.com

Canine Companions for Independence
Phone: 800-572-2275
Website: cci.org

Eye Dog Foundation for the Blind
Phone: 800-393-3641
Website: eyedogfoundation.org

Guide Dogs for the Blind
Phone: 800-295-4050
Website: guidedogs.com

Transportation

AMTRAK Passenger Station
Phone: 800-872-7245
TDD/TTY: 800-523-6590
Website: amtrak.com

Orange County Transit Authority
OCTA) — ACCESS

Phone: 714-560-OCTA (6282)
Website: octa.net

City of Irvine TRIPS
Phone: 949-724-7433
Website: cityofirvine.org/trips