Lake Forest’s Special Needs program contributes to the growth and development of persons with developmental disabilities, and supports their families. The program serves participants of all ages.

The City partners with local businesses to bring our special needs community comprehensive programs designed to increase their opportunities to participate in community, recreation, leisure and cultural programs, as well as activities to build daily living skills. Programs and services help prepare persons who are disabled to become as socially, emotionally, and intellectually independent as possible. All classes are held in the City of Lake Forest. For more information including registration, schedule of events, and fees, call (949) 273-6978 or email Recreation Supervisor Kevin Fernandez at kfernandez@lakeforestca.gov

Special Needs Resources

Organization Contact Information
Alliance of Abilities/Harbor House http://allianceofabilities.org/harbor-house.html
Apex PROaupair https://proaupair.com/
Autism Behavior Services, Inc. http://www.autismbehaviorservices.com/
Autism Learning Partners-OC https://autismlearningpartners.com/locations/orange-county/
AYSO special needs soccer http://www.aysosoccer.org/
Beach Kids Therapy Center https://www.beachkidstherapy.com/
Behavior Change Interventions http://www.behaviorchangeinterventions.com/
Behavioral Concepts https://bc-aba.com/
Behavior Frontiers https://www.behaviorfrontiers.com/
Bethesda Lutheran Communities https://www.bethesdalc.org/
Brain Balance https://www.brainbalancecenters.com/locations/california/lake-forest
CalOptima https://www.caloptima.org/
Canyons to the Sea OT http://www.canyonstotheseaot.com/
Center for Autism & Neuro Disorders http://www.thecenter4autism.org/
Center for Autism & Related Disorders (CARD) https://www.centerforautism.com/
College Nannies & Sitters https://www.collegenanniesandtutors.com/
Dayle McIntosh Center http://daylemc.org/
Dreams of America http://dreamsofamerica.org/
Fair Housing Council of OC http://www.fairhousingoc.org/
Attorney Joseph Geis/special needs trusts and Conservatorships https://www.specialeducationattorneyatlaw.com/
Goodwill of Orange County https://www.ocgoodwill.org/
Hand-n-Hand Square Dance Club caren.bowman@sbcglobal.net
Hope Autism Therapies http://www.hopeautismtherapies.com/
Lake Forest Special Needs Committee (949) 461-3453
Lakeshore Learning Materials https://www.lakeshorelearning.com/
Mobility Professionals http://www.mobilitypros.com/
Muscular Dystrophy Association https://www.mda.org/
New Vista School https://www.newvistaschool.org/
OCAPICA https://www.ocapica.org/
Olive Crest https://www.olivecrest.org/
Pathfinders Learning Inc https://www.pathfinderslearning.com/
Pathway to Hope http://pathwaytohope.us/
PlayWell Child Life Services https://www.playwellchildlife.com/
Positive Behavior Supports (PBS Corporation) https://www.teampbs.com/
Regional Center of OC http://www.rcocdd.com/
Saddleback College https://www.saddleback.edu/
Saddleback Valley Pop Warner Football & Cheer - Challenger Program https://www.svpw.org/
Segerstrom Center for the Arts https://www.scfta.org/
Selogie & Brett LLP (714) 899-9998
Soothing Stitches Project Inc. https://www.thesoothingstitchesproject.org/
South OC SELPA/CAC https://www.saddlespace.org/wuc/socselpa/cms_page/view
Specialized Outdoor Adventure Recreation (S.O.A.R.) iheartsoar@gmail.com
Spirit League ? Basketball, Baseball & Soccer for Special Needs Athletes http://www.spiritleague.org/about/
State Council on Developmental Disabilities, OC https://scdd.ca.gov/orangecounty/
Bo Syrotiak, Licensed Occupational Therapist & Adaptive Class Instructor https://www.anaheimregionalmc.com/Clinical-Services/Rehabilitation/Meet-the-Therapists.aspx
The Prentice School https://www.prentice.org/
TOPSoccer https://www.topsoccer.us/
United Cerebral Palsy OC https://www.ucpoc.org/
United Studios of Self Defense https://ussd.com/
Us Too Gymnastics https://www.ustoogymnastics.org/
Vocational Visions http://www.vocationalvisions.org/
Wee Thrive Pediatric Therapy https://www.weethrivetherapy.com/
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2022 Business Survey


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Expand the Forest

Expand the Forest Beautification Program

Public Works Department | 100 Civic Center Dr. | Lake Forest, Ca 92630 | (949) 461 - 3493


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Expand the Forest Program
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Lake Forest, CA 92630

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Responsible Pet Ownership

Vet / Clinic:
20780 Lake Forest Dr., Lake Forest, CA 92630, (949) 600-8310
23162 El Toro Frontage Road, Lake Forest, CA 92630 (949) 837-5222
29040 Portola Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630 (949) 380-1255
24301 Muirlands Blvd Ste P, Lake Forest, CA 92630, (949) 837-7660
22377 El Toro Road, Lake Forest, CA 92630, (949) 855-9744
3 Rancho Circle, Lake Forest, CA 92630, (949) 581-7979

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