Labor Force Rate and Community Employer Partnerships

NOTE: The U.S. Labor Force Participation Rate for people with disabilities is 20.2%, compared to 69.1% for people without disabilities according to the U.S. Department of Labor - Office of Disability Employment policy. The labor participation rate for IRI MentorWorks program participants is 91.6% indicating a positive variance of +71.4% when compared to typical workforce participation by persons with disabilities throughout the U.S. These IRI outcomes also have a positive variance of +22.5% for people without disabilities. 132
out of 144 clients served participated in fully integrated work and earned at least $11.00 per hour minimum wage. The pay range for IRI clients is
$11.00 - $25.00 per hour.


Albertsons - Irvine Quail Hill Parkway

Albertsons- Tustin

Anaheim Angels

Anaheim Ducks

Angels Baseball LP (Seasonal)

Anschutz Entertainment Group (Angels Stadium)- seasonal

Arby's Lake Forest

Bluebird Canyon Farms – Laguna Beach

Carl's Jr. San Juan Capistrano

Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

Chipotle – Seal Beach

Chipotle - Tustin

Chuck E Cheese - Rancho Santa Margarita

Chuck E Cheese – San Juan Capistrano

Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas – Rancho Santa Margarita

Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas – Laguna Niguel

City of Irvine Animal Care Center

City of Irvine Human Resources Department

Corner Bakery – Anaheim Hills

Corner Bakery – South Coast Plaza

Corner Bakery – Santa Ana

Del Taco – Aliso Viejo

Del Taco – Anaheim

Del Taco – Laguna Hills

Del Taco - Tustin

Denault’s Hardware – Mission Viejo


Dogtopia – Santa Ana

Dollar Tree – Mission Viejo

Dollar Tree – San Juan Capistrano

Costco Club Demonstrator Services (CDS) - San Juan Capistrano

Costco CDS – Tustin

Gelson’s Market – Dana Point

Gelson’ Market – Ladera Ranch (two supported employees)

Gelson's Market – Laguna Beach (three supported employees)

Get Air Surf Trampoline Park – Huntington Beach

Guaranteed Property Inspections

Helping Hands – Orange County

Home Depot – Anaheim

Home Depot - Lake Forest

Home Depot – Huntington Beach

Home Depot – Laguna Hills

Home Depot – Mission Viejo

Home Depot – Santa Ana

Integrated Resources Institute

Irvine Animal Care Center

Irvine City Hall – Human Resources

Jack in the Box – Mission Viejo

Kmart – Costa Mesa

Legends – LA Angels Stadium

Lowe's Home Improvement - Tustin

Lucky Brand Clothing - Irvine

Lyfe Kitchen- Irvine Spectrum (two IRI supported employees)

McDonald’s – Rancho Santa Margarita

McDonald's Irvine- Construction Circle

McDonald's Irvine- Jeffrey and Alton

Mothers Market – Costa Mesa

Mother's Market – Laguna Hills

Mother’s Market – Santa Ana

Namaste Restaurant – Aliso Viejo

OC Real Estate Network Companies

Panera Bread - San Clemente Outlet Mall

Panera Bread - Aliso Viejo

Panera Bread Café Bakery – Aliso Niguel

Panera Bread Café Bakery - Anaheim

Panera Bread Café Bakery – Irvine

Panera Bread Café Bakery – Rancho Santa Margarita

Panera Bread Café Bakery – Tustin

Panera Bread - Costa Mesa

Panera Bread Irvine- Westpark

Ryan at work
Carter at work
Daniel at work
Sarah at work

EMPLOYERS continued: 

Panera Bread - Lake Forest

 Panera Bread - Newport Beach

 Panera Bread - Orange

 Panera Bread - San Juan Capistrano

 Panera Bread - Tustin

 Pavilions - Ladera Ranch

 Pavilions - Laguna Beach (two IRI supported employees)

 Pavilions - Newport Coast (two IRI supported employees)

 Pavilions – Rancho Santa Margarita

 Peppino's Italian Restaurant – Lake Forest

 Peppino's Italian Restaurant – Foothill Ranch

 Private house cleaner for an Irvine resident

 Ralphs - Aliso Viejo

 Ralphs - Costa Mesa

 Ralphs - Irvine UCI

 Ralphs Irvine – Woodbury (two IRI supported employees)

 Ralphs - Laguna Beach

 Ralphs - Lake Forest

 The Ranch of Laguna Beach

 Regal Edwards Theaters – Irvine

 Regal Entertainment – Aliso Viejo

 Round Brix – Laguna Hills

 Saint Andrews Preschool - Irvine

 Smart & Final – Laguna Niguel

 Sprouts - Costa Mesa

 Sprouts – Fullerton (two IRI supported employees)

 Sprouts - Mission Viejo

Sprouts - Orange

Sprouts - Tustin

Staples - Aliso Viejo

Staples - Anaheim

Staples - Anaheim Hills

Staples - Lake Forest

Staples - Garden Grove

Staples - Huntington Beach

Staples - Orange

Staples - San Juan Capistrano

Staples – Santa Ana

Staples - Rancho Santa Margarita (two supported employees)

Staples - Tustin

Staples – Yorba Linda

State Council on Developmental Disabilities-Santa Ana (Paid Internship Program)

Sunrise Assisted Living – Seal Beach

The Puppy Store Main Place Mall

Target – Irvine Spectrum

TJ Maxx – Orange

Trader Joe’s – UC Irvine

Trader Joe's – Newport Coast

Vons – Costa Mesa

Vons – Huntington Beach

Vons – La Habra

Vons -Santa Ana

Vons – Yorba Linda

Walmart – Foothill Ranch (two supported employees)

Walmart Laguna Niguel (two supported employees)

Microenterprise (Self-Employment) Development

Massage By Sarah, LMT