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.

Helping People become Independent

Santa Barbara County Independent & Supported Living Services

Santa Barbara Supported and Independent Living Services


Grocery Shopping in Supported Living
UCP WORK, Inc. provides support to individuals with disabilities so that they may live as independently as possible in the community of their choice. Through the UCP WORK, Inc. Independent & Supported Living Programs, individuals receive a variety of support services based on their preferences and needs. We offer ISL services in both Santa Maria and Santa Barbara.  Some examples of those services are as follows:

  • Assisting individuals in obtaining Section 8 and/or housing assistance
    Supported Living Services


  • Apartment/House search

  • Custom housemate matching

  • Banking and Budgeting

  • Menu planning, shopping and meal preparation

  • Housekeeping

  • Laundry

  • Medical oversight and medication management

  • Health & Wellness
    Riding the Bus through Independent & Supported Living Services
  • Accessing community resources
     -Adult education
     -Transportation
     -Safety in the Community

  • Nurturing friendships and Natural community supports

  • Socialization

  • Self-Advocacy