Celebrating Dr. Thomas Lieb’s Service at UCP Heartland

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

Young Professionals Board Launches

The Kendra Scott store at Plaza Frontenac buzzed with activity on March 21 as people browsed the jewelry displays, sipped champagne and snacked on pastel macaroons. UCP Heartland partnered with Kendra Scott to hold a 3 hour launch party for our first-ever Young Professionals Board (YPB). The event also served as a fundraiser, with Kendra

Talent Connect Wins Annual Inclusion Award from MO Governor’s Council on Disability

Congratulations to UCP Heartland’s Talent Connect program on winning the 2017 Missouri Governor’s Council on Disability’s Inclusion Award! The annual award recognizes employers, organizations and individuals who demonstrate excellence in leadership for inclusive practices. Talent Connect will receive the award at the Power Up Assistive Technology Conference in April 2018. UCP Heartland’s Talent Connect is

Talent Connect Graduation

On Friday, December 8, 2017 a unique graduation ceremony took place at Lindenwood University. Families and supporters gathered in a small dining room on campus to celebrate the hard work of five UCP Heartland program participants who completed a 12-week employment training course offered through the UCP Heartland Talent Connect program. Talent Connect is an

Meet Max

Have you ever wondered what a typical day is like for a service dog? Max, UCP Heartland’s service dog at our Gibbs Center for Independence, was recently featured in an article by Jefferson City Magazine. The article describes the daily routines of Max and three other service dogs in the Jefferson City area. Way to