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Interested in helping others? We have open interviews on Wednesdays. Come and meet our professional staff learn about all our opportunities. We have great benefits and competitive pay at just 30 hours a week.

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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, articles, links and information on this page. Our expanded Family Resources is a great place to start.

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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 & attending some events.

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

Why Did God Make Me?

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

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

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,

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