Programs

UCP of DE’s Programs

The goal of United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc. (UCP) is to provide programs and services that improve the independence, productivity, and quality of life of people with Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities and their families. UCP aims to help all people with disabilities to live a Life Without Limits.

A common misconception of UCP is that the agency works only with persons who have Cerebral Palsy.  UCP serves people of all ages with a spectrum of disabilities. The programs currently sponsored by UCP are:

UCP’s programs are:

  1. Statewide Case Management and Advocacy
    1. Case Management- UCP’s Case Management program assists families and consumers with disabilities, throughout the lifespan, to improve their quality of life.
    2. Housing Case Management – The UCP Housing Case Manager is a specialist who finds accessible and affordable housing.
  2. Summer Day Camping
    1. Camp Manito and Camp Lenape- Manito and Lenape are the only summer day camping programs for children with physical disabilities in Delaware.  The camps are open to children ranging in age from 3 to 21 with Cerebral Palsy and a spectrum of other disabilities.
  3. Community Living / Respite Care
    1. The Community Living Program is a service of temporary relief that enables a family caregiver to take a “time out.”  Trained respite staff in wheelchair accessible vans transport adult clients to a destination of their choice.  The funding for this program is provided by the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities.
  4. Client Assistance Program (CAP)
    1. The Client Assistance Program (CAP) is a disability rights program for adults with disabilities who are served by their state Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and other rehabilitation programs.
  5. Parents And Children Together at Tech (PACTT)
    1. The PACTT (Parents And Children Together at Tech) program is a cooperative child care program between The Sussex Technical High School and UCP.
  6. Accessible Housing Options
    1. Pioneer House
    2. Harrington House
    3. Harrington House II
    4. Dartmouth Woods House
    5. Garrett House Apartments
    6. Wilmington Manor House
    7. Harrington House III
  7. Public Education & Advocacy
    1. This program aims to provide the public with information about Cerebral Palsy and to urge communication, assembly, and action on identified issues concerning the needs and rights of people with Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities.
    2. In 2013 and 2014, UCP and the Brain Injury Association of Delaware (BIAD) are hosting “A Healthy Life Without Limits”, a Health Fair for children with special health care needs.  Funding for the health fairs is provided by Family SHADE of the University of Delaware’s Center for Disabilities Studies.  The goal of the fairs is to connect families with special health care needs with the information and resources they need to live a happy, healthy life without limits.

We believe that our programs underline what UCP values most – –

Life Without Limits For People With Disabilities.

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