As part of one of the nation’s largest health charities, United Cerebral Palsy affiliates are leaders in providing innovative programs and services to more than 176,000 children and adults with disabilities every day. Our volunteers are engaged ambassadors helping us fulfill our mission to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities. We make a difference not only in the lives of the children and adults we serve, but also in the communities we are a part of as employers contributing to local economies.
As one of the nation’s leading organizations serving and advocating for the more than 54 million Americans with disabilities, United Cerebral Palsy is an accredited organization known for our service-based, individual-focused approach. Our strength as a nationwide network grows out of a long history of service and unwavering commitment for more than 60 years to advancing the full citizenship of people with disabilities.
UCP of Eastern Connecticut, Inc. is Connecticut Corporation and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 1947 serving individuals in the Eastern Connecticut area.
We offer adult day programs, residential programs, an extended day program, access to local services, an adaptive toy library and advocacy for people with physical and or developmental disabilities. Our staff is well trained, professional and committed to our Mission.
We were originally founded in 1947 to provide supports for children with cerebral palsy. We operated the "Little White Schoolhouse", a school for children with any disability, until 1992.
Today we offer adult day programs, residential programs, community outreach and referral, an adaptive toy library and advocacy for people with physical and/or developmental disabilities. Our staff is well trained, professional and committed to our Mission.
Our focus is on individualizing community based services to meet the needs and choices of the individual. Our expertise is in meeting the needs of people who may have medical challenges along with physical and/or developmental disabilities.
Our Board members, staff and, most importantly, the people receiving services, are available to answer questions and/or arrange visits. Please feel free to call for additional information.