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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.  

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

First Community Game Night

The first ever UCP Heartland “Community Game Night” debuted at Canterbury Center on Wednesday, December 13, bringing positive reviews. Program Director Luke Leidenfrost said, “I think people had fun, and we’re planning on hosting one every other month.” In all, more than 25 people attended “Community Game Night.” They played a variety of board games,