Welcome to United Cerebral Palsy Heartland
Our mission is to provide the highest quality programs, services and supports while
advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of children and adults living with disabilities.
As a CARF accredited agency, UCP Heartland is committed to continually improving our programs and services. We gather and apply feedback from program participants and other constituents as we utilize proven practices that help us remain healthy and innovative as an agency. Every three years we participate in a CARF compliance survey to renew our accreditation. This year UCP Heartland ranked in the top 2% of CARF accredited agencies nationwide for fully complying with recommended best practices.
Who We Are
UCP Heartland serves people living with disabilities and their families in the St. Louis Metro region and Central Missouri. We provide services in five primary areas: Children’s Services, Family Support Services, Adult Day Services, Residential Services and Employment Services.
You can watch the video below to learn about our mission and programs.
We invite you to join us in our work by becoming a donor or getting involved as a volunteer. Your support helps create a “life without limits” for people living with disabilities.
Featured Volunteer Opportunity:
Build relationships with children and youth living with disabilities as a Saturday Respite Club Volunteer in St. Louis!
When: 9am-4pm on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays each month (shifts possible)
Where: 8645 Old Bonhomme Road, St. Louis, MO 63132
Learn more & apply by emailing email@example.com or calling 636-779-2278.
For more than twenty years, Dr. Thomas Lieb has supported the health and well-being of UCP Heartland participants and staff as the Medical Director at our Canterbury Center in St. Louis. This month we say goodbye to Dr. Lieb as he transitions to another role. We celebrate his time with us and are thankful for the care and expertise he has provided over the years. Learn more about his Dr. Lieb’s time at UCP Heartland on our news feed.
“Give and Get” Opportunities
- Book of poems and stories to benefit UCP Heartland: Thanks to the generosity of John Raymond Groebl’s family, proceeds from John’s book “Why Did God Make Me?: The Spiritual Writings of a Sparkled-Eyed Man with Cerebral Palsy” will go to UCP Heartland’s programs and services. The book contains poems, stories and scripts that highlight John’s active faith as well as his love of gardening and nature. Click to learn more or purchase a copy
- Blue Iguana Car Wash: Visit the Blue Iguana Car Wash at 3410 S. Kingshighway Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63139 anytime in April and enter the code: 1953. 25% of the proceeds will go to UCP Heartland to support quality services and programs for people living with disabilities.
- Papa John’s Pizza Promo: When you place an online order at Papa John’s Pizza between April 26-29, be sure to enter the promo code: UCPHEARTLAND. You’ll get 20% off and UCP Heartland will receive 20% of the purchase price! Great benefits all around!The offer is valid in all St. Louis Metro, Columbia and Jefferson City stores.
JoIN THE TEAM: OPEN INTERVIEWS ON WEDNESDAYS
Looking for a meaningful career that allows you to make a difference in the lives of others? Join the team at UCP Heartland! We offer benefits and competitive wages for our direct support positions. You can learn about our open positions, complete an application, and meet with UCP Heartland staff at our weekly open interview sessions for direct care positions. Please bring your resume when you come.
When: Wednesdays, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: UCP Heartland’s Canterbury Center – 8645 Old Bonhomme Road, St. Louis, MO 63132
For more information, please contact: Shalonda Hill, Human Resources Manager
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Phone: 636-779-2281
Every gift matters
For 65 years, UCP Heartland has provided caring services for people living with disabilities. And for 65 years, we have seen individuals, families and communities display compassion and generosity by giving time, talent and donations to support the children and adults in our programs.
Your support allows UCP Heartland to continue growing and innovating so we can offer the highest quality programs and services for people living with disabilities for years to come.
Your impact at work: We post stories and photos of our programs and activities on social media. Follow us to stay connected!
Life Without limits
UCP Heartland provides expert programs to people living with a spectrum of developmental disabilities including autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy, Parkinson’s Disease, premature birth and Traumatic Brain Injury. We believe that people from all backgrounds and living with all abilities have the right to quality education, residential services, career opportunities and competitive wages. UCP Heartland promotes choice and full inclusion in community life. Our five service areas link program participants to resources and referrals, staff support, advocacy, and community integration services.