UCI Off-Campus Resources Basic Needs Center

UCI Off-Campus Resources Basic Needs Center Explore our resource guide to find free and reduced-cost programs that are accessible in Orange County. Find food, clothing, finance, housing, job, mental health, medical care, and technology resources.

Project Self Sufficiency

Project Self-Sufficiency helps low-income single parents in Orange County, California, graduate from college or vocational training with the skills necessary to achieve economic independence. We do this by providing customized, wraparound services throughout their educational journey and transition into career.

OC Local Parks

Making Orange County a safe, healthy, and fulfilling place to live, work, and play, today and for generations to come, by providing outstanding, cost-effective regional public services.

Parks and Facilities

With its dedication to preserving open space, the City of Irvine provides an array of opportunities for outdoor activities and exploration. The City boasts 22 community parks and more than 40 neighborhood parks and special facilities for residents to enjoy. Great Park expands that effort. Find out more by clicking the links below.

1 Civic Center Plaza Irvine, CA 92606

(949) 724-6600

Email: cs@cityofirvine.org

Local Libraries

(949) 786-4001

Email: ocpl.universitypark@occr.ocgov.com

Regional Center of Orange County

Regional Center of Orange County (RCOC) is one of 21 private, nonprofit organizations contracted by the State of California to coordinate lifelong services and support for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The regional center is the first stop for those seeking to obtain local services and supports to help them live safely and with dignity in the community.

City of Irvine Parenting Resources

Childcare, developmental resources, other links, for families is confidential free service to those who live in Irvine (some legal exceptions may apply) forfamilies@cityofirvine.org (949) 724-6650

The Parent Project

The Parent Project provides help through parent training programs for parents raising difficult children. (800) 372-8886

Olive Crest

Olive Crest transforms the lives of children in crisis through the power of God, family, and community. 

California Peer-Run Warmline

The California Peer-Run Warm Line is a 24/7 non-crisis emotional support phone and chat line serving residents of California. The California Peer-Run Warm Line is made up entirely of peers, meaning that all Warm Line Counselors have lived experience with mental health challenges. Our goal is to support our callers in emotional distress before they reach a crisis point.


NAMI Orange County is dedicated to improving the lives of the people of our community affected by mental illness. We strive to create a better tomorrow—a tomorrow where all people affected by mental illness can experience hope, recovery and wellness in a world free of stigma.


Local Community Resources