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  • Title: United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia & Vicinity | United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia
    Descriptive info: .. Skip to Navigation.. United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia.. United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia.. 102 East Mermaid Lane · Philadelphia, PA 19118 | 215-242-4200 |.. Contact Us.. Life without limits for people with disabilities.. ™.. Donate Today!.. Text Size:.. A.. Search Site.. Programs.. Adult Services.. Adult Day Programs.. Vocational Training.. Employment Services.. Partial Hospitalization.. Weekend Evening Program.. Children s Services.. Early Intervention.. UCP Best Friends.. Home Community Programs.. Pre-K Counts.. Parent Sibling Support.. Other Ways to Help.. Community Social Services.. Information Referral.. Advocacy Support.. Family Support Funds.. Community Living.. Residential.. About Us.. History.. Board of Directors Staff.. Employment.. Our Location.. FAQ.. Support Us.. Make a Donation.. Ways to Contribute.. Support Events.. Planned Giving.. Workplace Giving.. Wish List.. Get Involved.. Young Leadership Board.. Circle of Friends.. Attend a Fundraiser.. Community Supporters.. Calendar.. Events.. All Star Labor Classic.. UCP Motor Cars Under the Stars.. Life Without Limits 5K.. UCP Benefit Golf Tourn.. Community Events.. Connor s Crew.. Drives For Lives Foundation Golf Outing.. Justin Scarpello Memorial Golf Classic.. Pennies for Pounds.. News.. What s New at  ...   limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.. United Cerebral Palsy works to help children and adults with disabilities live as independently as possible, while providing families with the information and tools needed to support loved ones in the community.. Services include physical, speech, and occupational therapies; early intervention; community residential care programs; advocacy; information and referral; vocational evaluation and training; job placement and support; group counseling; and daily adult activities.. All programs are designed to help individuals with disabilities lead more independent and productive lives.. Printer-friendly version.. Quick Links.. Services for Adults.. Day Programs.. Vocational Employment services.. Weekend Evening Socialization Program.. Community-Based Residential Respite.. Services for Children.. Fully-Inclusive Early Childhood Program.. Community-Based Respite Care.. NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:.. Meet Maxine Payton!.. 26th Annual All Star Labor Classic is Back!.. UCP Announces the 2013 Grand Marshall for #UCP5K.. 2013 UCP Motor Cars to be held at The Franklin Institute.. Make a Donation Today.. Meet the People at UCP.. Photo Galleries.. UCP National.. ·.. Sitemap.. Copyright © 2009.. All rights reserved.. This site is WAVE Accessible.. Login..

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  • Title: Contact Us | United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia
    Descriptive info: Home.. ›.. address:.. 102 East Mermaid Lane.. Philadelphia, PA 19118.. phone:.. 215-242-4200.. fax:.. 215-247-4229.. email:.. Find staff email addresses.. form:.. Complete the form below to contact UCP.. Your Name:.. *.. Your Email Address:.. Body:..

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  • Title: United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia & Vicinity | United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia
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  • Title: Programs | United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia
    Descriptive info: Adult Services works to maximize an individual's independence and inclusion in the community by increasing vocational opportunitieis, strengthening independent living skills, and improving social competencies.. Children's Services.. In Children's Services, all children are encouraged to learn and grow at their own pace and to their full potential.. The Community Social Services program assists individuals with disabilities and their families in the community  ...   Community Living Arrangements, individuals with disabilities are able to live independently in the community or remain at home with their families.. In affirmation of the belief in the dignity of all human beings, no person shall be excluded from services by United Cerebral Palsy due to race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, marital status, age, sex, sexual preference, or language spoken..

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  • Title: Adult Services | United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia
    Descriptive info: Contact Adult Services:.. 215-248-7606 |.. ssmith@ucpphila.. org.. Purpose.. Adult Services works to maximize an individual's independence and inclusion in the community by increasing vocational opportunities, strengthening independent living skills and improving social competencies.. Eligibility.. Adult Services programs are available to individuals over the age of 18 with physical and developmental disabilities and a variety of visual, hearing, speech, and learning impairments.. Services are provided to adults  ...   a diagnosis of intellectual disability, or any condition that limits a person's independence.. In order to be eligible for services, an individual must live in Philadelphia County or designated areas of Montgomery, Bucks and Delaware Counties.. Information on individual programs is available by clicking on the program links to the right.. Adult Services Calendar.. See what is happening this month.. Meet Adult Services Director.. Susan Smith..

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  • Title: Adult Day Programs | United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia
    Descriptive info: What UCP's Adult Day Services offer.. All UCP Adult Services Programs are designed to include and meet the needs of adults with disabilities and older adults.. UCP's Adult Day Service programs stress the enhancement/development of skills in the areas of communication, daily living, interpersonal relationships, creative capabilities, community/cultural awareness, mobility, physical and emotional well-being and all areas of independent functioning.. All activities are habilitative in nature.. Activities are planned with input from the program participants and are designed to address specific skills as well as individual interests.. To best meet the interests and needs of our program participants, Day Services are addressed via programming on three levels.. Each level is designed to provide for the maximum involvement of program participants requiring varying levels of support and based on their current level of independence.. On a very limited basis each program participant is able to complete pre-vocational activities if they so choose.. The rules for wages and other regulations are dictated by the Department of Labor- Bureau of Wages and Hour for any pre-vocational subcontract work activities completed.. Adult Development Program (ADP).. Licensed by DPW 2380 Adult Training Facilities.. The ADP program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who function best in an environment that provides routine familiar activities that the participant is able to perform independently.. Activities are planned with input from the program participants and are designed to address individual needs and interests and to enhance skill acquisition.. Participants  ...   adapted equipment to facilitate maximum participation.. In addition, assistance with personal care tasks (dressing, feeding, toileting) is provided by staff throughout the program day.. OPTIONS.. The OPTIONS program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who function best in an environment that provides opportunities to practice problem solving skills using trial and error.. Activities follow a daily schedule and are planned with input from the program participants.. Individuals may choose from the daily activity schedule or opt to pursue specific individual interests, Modifications will be made to facilitate maximum participation when needed.. Individuals in this program area are able to advocate for assistance with performing their personal care tasks ( dressing, feeding, toileting.. ) They are also able to follow a daily routine, adhere to program rules and seek staff assistance when necessary.. Program Entry.. To schedule an intake appointment or to obtain more information, contact Admissions Coordinator Shelley Silverman at 215-242-4200, ext.. 265 or email.. ssilverman@ucpphila.. , or contact Director of Adult Services Susan Smith at 215-248-7606, or email.. Additional Support Services.. Adult Service program participants receive additional services in order to encourage healthy and independent living.. Services may include case management, community integration, medical consultation, personal care assistance and occupational therapies such as evaluation and ongoing consultation, design of adaptive equipment, job and home site modification and assistance with mobility.. Information and assistance in areas such as transportation, Social Security, medical benefits, attendant care and housing are also available..

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  • Title: Vocational Training | United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia
    Descriptive info: Evaluation.. UCP Vocational Program offers a wide array of services and opportunities for individuals interested in training and employment.. Funding is through the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR).. Once determined eligible, an evaluation (which could last up to 30 days) is performed to assess a person's interests and abilities, and make recommendations regarding career exploration and employment, vocational training, independent living support, and other areas of interest which contribute to an individual's success at work.. A team made up of UCP staff, family members and possibly support staff from other organizations makes recommendations for appropriate training.. Individuals in  ...   janitorial and child care fields.. Personal Work Adjustment Training is also available to aid in the development of good work habits and attitudes necessary for successful community employment.. All vocational programs are licensed by the PA Department of Public Welfare as Vocational Facilities.. Vocational Training Entry.. Services may include case management, community integration, medical consultation, personal care assistance, and occupational therapies such as evaluation, ongoing consultation, design of adaptive equipment, job and home site adaptation, and assistance with mobility.. Information and assistance in areas such as transportation, Social Security, medical benefits, attendant care, and housing are also available..

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  • Title: EMPLOYMENT SERVICES | United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia
    Descriptive info: EMPLOYMENT SERVICES.. Employment Services are designed to support individuals as they pursue convenient, accessible employment or volunteer placement in the community.. Job seeking skills, career development and job readiness training are available to those interested in employment.. An employment specialist assists in developing possible placements within the community and is available for follow-up support to those placed.. Once a job is found, a UCP job coach offers additional on-the-job support, which is often critical to successful community employment.. The job coach will accompany the employee to work to assist with all aspects of the world of work, including work-related travel, skills training, work related social skills  ...   gradually fades his/her support according to a schedule agreed upon by the employee and employer.. Upon completion of training at the work site, UCP maintains contact with both the employer and the employee to ensure that the placement continues to be successful.. Should job responsibilities or other circumstances change, UCP remains available to assist with retraining and provide ongoing support.. The ultimate goal is that every employee is successful and feels a sense of accomplishment.. EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM ENTRY.. To schedule an intake appointment or to obtain more information, contact Lynn Wallach, the Coordinator of Employment Services at 215-242-4200, ext.. 216 or email.. lwallach@ucpphila.. ADDITIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES..

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  • Title: Partial Hospitalization - Group Counseling | United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia
    Descriptive info: Partial Hospitalization - Group Counseling.. (PH) is an active day mental health program.. Services include individual and group counseling, health and personal hygiene instruction, social interaction and psychiatric consultation.. Its goal is to increase the ability of the client to understand and solve his/her mental health difficulties and to decrease the need for various treatment and support services.. Services available to the individuals in PH include psychiatric evaluation, consultation, medication monitoring, case management and individual and group counseling.. Program participants work on achieving their individual goals through therapeutic activities, such as group therapy, goals group, social and community awareness and stress management.. Areas of interest, such as music, art, health issues and exercise are also explored in PH.. Occupational therapies such as evaluation, ongoing consultation and design of adaptive equipment are available to those who need it.. Assistance with mobility and limited personal care can be provided.. Through  ...   for UCP's Partial Hospitalization program, an individual will benefit from group activities, present no danger to self or others and be motivated to participate in his/her treatment planning.. Following an evaluation by a psychiatrist and a program coordinator, applicants who are accepted into the program are assigned a case manager.. A flexible treatment plan, designed to meet the individual's psychiatric and other needs, is then developed with the client, PH staff, occupational therapist and others as appropriate.. This program is licensed by the PA Department of Public Welfare as a Mental Health Partial Hospital Program.. Funding for participation is possible through Community Behavioral Health (CBH) and is contingent upon their approval.. You must reside in Philadelphia and be eligible for CBH funding in order to participate in the PH program.. Program Entry.. Participants in the PH Program receive additional services in order to encourage healthy and independent living..

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