MISSION: UCP WORK, Inc. is dedicated to providing services to residents of the Tri-Counties with developmental disabilities, so that they may work and live as contributing citizens within the community of their choice.

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Individual Employment Services

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Individual Employment Services

Applied Abilities

Applied Abilities Programs are much more than a springboard for community work. This program was designed several years ago with the philosophy that each individual has unique attributes (abilities), preferences and goals and as an organization/staff an Read more »

Applied Abilities

Adult Residential Services

Santa Barbara County Adult Residential Services: For individuals who need a more structured living environment, UCP WORK, Inc. operates four high-level group homes in the Santa Maria Valley. Read more »

Adult Residential Services

Independent & Supported Living Services

Through the UCP WORK, Inc. Supported and Independent Living Programs, individuals receive a variety of support services based on their preferences and needs. Read more »

Independent & Supported Living Services

Group Supported Employment

The Group Supported Employment Program brings people with similar interests and training needs together to fulfill contracts with public agencies and private companies. Read more »

Group Supported Employment

Santa Barbara Art Works

Santa Barbara Art Works is an artist studio-gallery with a primary goal of helping artists with disabilities create, show, and sell their work. Secondly, we are an integrative community space for local artists to collaborate on exhibits, teach classes, a Read more »

Santa Barbara Art Works

Children's Community Program

CCIP serves school age students enrolled in Special Education classes in South Santa Barbara and West Ventura Counties. Through CCIP, students participate at no cost to their families or the school district. CCIP offers fully staffed fieldtrips. Read more »

Youth Services

COVID-19 Announcement

At UCP WORK, Inc., our top priority is the health and safety of our staff and the people we serve.  We continue to combat the spread of COVID-19 by temporarily closing our day programs and have advised program participants and staff to shelter in place.  We are still providing essential support services to people in both our residential and supported living programs, as well as, to those working at essential businesses using Universal Precautions.  Our priorities are to ensure everyone in need of services receives them and to keep our workforce healthy and safe. Thank you for your support during this unprecedented time.

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Observed in October, 2020

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