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UCP Best Friends Dance to the Music of Doc Gibbs

On Friday, March 7, UCP Best Friends program invited world renowned American percussionist Leonard William “Doc” Gibbs, Jr. to perform.  Doc and his fellow performers showcased many percussion instruments from around the world.

The children were captivated by the unique sounds of the Axatse: a hollowed-out gourd covered with beads and a Gankoguoi: two

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What’s Your Motivation to Walk?

My daughter, Madison, is a beautiful 14 year old girl. Due to complications at birth, Madison suffered brain damage and as a result, has cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities, and limited verbal communication skills. She received early intervention services at UCP and when she turned five, although old enough to enter kindergarten, I decided to keep her at UCP for

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What's Happening at UCP

Programs / Services

We offer a complete array of programs and services to people with disabilities. Our goal is to encourage our clients to learn and grow to their full potential, and maximize their independence and inclusion in the community.

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Get Involved

There are many ways for you to contribute your time and talents to UCP. Help us build a stronger organization that will continue providing quality services to the community and reach out to more supporters like you.

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Volunteer

Join us at the agency for UCP Care Days and other fun activities such as picnics, field trips, and holiday parties. Your commitment can range from a few hours to a long-term relationship.

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Our Services

Adult Services

Adult Services works to maximize an individual’s independence and inclusion n the community be increasing vocational opportunities, strengthening independent living skills, and improving social competencies.

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Community Services & Residential

Community Social Services
The Community Social Services program assists individuals with disabilities and their families in the community by providing advocacy, information and referral, and problem-specific support services.

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Residential
Through Community Living Arrangements, individuals with disabilities are able to live independently in the community or remain at home with their families.

In affirmation of the belief in the dignity of all human beings, no person shall be excluded from services by United Cerebral Palsy due to race, color, religious creeds, disability, ancestry, national origin, marital status, age, sex, sexual preference, or language spoken.

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Resources

Here is a list of useful resources for individuals living with disabilities, their families, caregivers, support service providers, and anyone interested in the disability community.

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UCP Events next prev

  • The ASLC is a high school basketball fundraiser sponsored by Philadelphia’s Organized Labor. It has raised over 2 million dollars to benefit UCP and high school athletes. Read More

    All Star Labor Classic

  • Our corporate 5K offers competitive and non-competitive levels of participation for athletes of all abilities, including those in wheelchairs. Read More

    Life Without Limits 5k Race

  • Introduced in 2004, Motor Cars Under the Stars showcases the artistry of vintage automobiles and motorcycles at prestigious venues around Philadelphia. Read More

    Motor Cars Under The Stars

  • Held at North Hills Country Club, foursomes comprised of committee members, UCP staff and representatives from local businesses all participate in the competition. Read More

    Corporate Golf Challenge

  • This Old City Scavenger Hunt tests participants’ knowledge of the city and their ability to quickly navigate their way around some of Philadelphia’s most historic and celebrated sites. Read More

    Sips 'n Sites Scavenger Hunt

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