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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Health & Wellness Program

Santa Barbara Health and Wellness Program


Adapted Sports Power Wheelchair Soccer
This innovative health program helps people connect with resources that strengthen independence, self-esteem, healthy living, and a sense of belonging to a community.  We focus on strategies that promote healthy choices, and increase access to innovative health services by providing information, scholarships, instruction, and staff support to activities available through our organization and throughout the community.  We provide hands-on training, diverse experiential outings, personalized coaching, and accessible transportation to enriching therapeutic activities, as follows:

Self Defense Practice
  • Adapted fitness and exercise groups

  • Group and individual Yoga classes

  • Aquatic therapy

  • Nutrition counseling

  • Healthy meal preparation

  • Independent cooking instruction - including dietary needs for diabetes, high cholesterol, gluten-free, etc.
    Horse Therapy
  • Healthy sexuality education and support

  • Preventative health practices and self-care

  • The Rhythmic Arts Project (TRAP drumming program)

  • Therapeutic Horse-back riding through Hearts Adaptive Riding

  • Self-defense

  • Advocacy and support with doctors, therapists, and health specialists
TRAP Drum & Music Therapy

At all times, we continue to be a leader in advocating for increased community integration opportunities that promote inclusion and enhance the public’s perception and understanding of people with disabilities.