Purchase ornaments at a discounted rate and start shopping for gifts that give back for next year's gift giving. There are many unique and beautiful landmark ornaments from years past to choose from. We celebrated our 65th anniversary year of service at UCP Heartland we are proud of our ornament tradition. Start a collection now!

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2019 Dream Gala

2019 Dream Gala

UCP Heartland invites you to attend the 2019 Dream Gala, "Dreaming of Possibilities" benefiting our five programs for adults and children living with a spectrum of disabilities. It is on February 23rd, 2019 from 6PM-10PM. It is held at the Grand Hall on Chouteau, 2319 Chouteau Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63103. Reserve your table now.

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Annual Appeal

Annual Appeal

There are many ways to contribute to UCP Heartland – including financially through direct donations, memorials in honor of a loved one, event sponsorship, supporting UCP Heartland events, "Planned Giving" of your estate, and of course through the donation of your time and talents. Each year, UCP Heartland also offers an exquisite new St. Louis area landmark ornament to collect and purchase for gift giving.

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Family Resources

Family Resources

Finding helpful online resources can be time-consuming and challenging. We hope to be your support along the way by gathering useful resources and information on this page.
Let us help you navigate a world of confusing and complicated information about home and safety, legal services, technology, finance, travel, employment resources and more through well researched information contained in one convenient place.

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Our Mission: To provide the highest quality programs, services and supports while advancing the independence, productivity and rights of people living with disabilities.

Click here to watch a video about UCP Heartland's new Gibbs Center in Jefferson City.

Looking for a meaningful career that allows you to make a difference in the lives of others?

We offer benefits (at just 30 hours) Medical, Dental, vision, supplemental insurance and 403b company contribution, flexible hours, and competitive wages for our direct care 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: Linda Buckley, Director of Human Resources
Email: buckleyl@ucpheartland.org | Phone: 636-779-2254






Open Interviews on Wednesdays




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 volunteer@ucpheartland.org or calling 636-779-2278.


Support children and adults living with disabilities

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!

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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.


Please explore this site for more news, and events, resources and services that we provide. Have a question? Please call 636.227.6030.

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