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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UCP WORK, Inc. Welcomes New CEO

By UCP Work, Inc. on Jan 15, 2019 at 06:40 PM in UCP Work Inc Blog

UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF LOS ANGELES, VENTURA AND SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES BOARD NAMES NEW PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Incoming President and CEO Lori Anderson has an extensive background in residential programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout the United States.

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Sand & Sea Art Show at Sundial Studios

Sand & Sea Art Show at Sundial Studios
By UCP Work, Inc. on Aug 18, 2017 at 10:24 PM in UCP Work Inc Blog

Please join us on Thursday September 21, 2017 from 5:30-7:30 pm at Sundial Studios (715 Kimball St., Santa Barbara) for the opening reception of the Sand & Sea Art Show. Sand & Sea Art collection features works inspired by Santa Barbara; created by more than 20 Sundial resident artists with disabilities.

Come enjoy a fun night with beautiful art, music provided by local favorites, The Traveling Hurtados, and refreshments. We hope to see you there!

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Sundial Studios Harmony Art Show on July 20, 2017

Sundial Studios Harmony Art Show on July 20, 2017
By UCP Work, Inc. on Jun 26, 2017 at 09:33 PM in UCP Work Inc Blog

Come see the Sundial Studios Art Show on July 20, 2017 featuring the Harmony collection. Please join us on July 20th from 5:30-8:30pm for the opening reception at Sundial Studios location (715 Kimball St., Santa Barbara) to celebrate the student artists, enjoy their great art, and relax with live music and refreshments!

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Sundial Studios: Art Event on May 18, 2017

Sundial Studios:  Art Event on May 18, 2017
By UCP Work, Inc. on May 02, 2017 at 12:57 AM in UCP Work Inc Blog

Sundial Studios: Journey
Come with us on a journey as Artists Trevor Coopersmith, a senior from UCSB, invites 7 art students with disabilities to explore a new art form. In doing this they find a new way to express their creativity and independence. Art from the class will be displayed alongside photos of the journey. This will be a collaborative show that will include the art from the teacher and his students.

Come join with us on this journey May 18th at Sundial Studios located at 715 Kimball St., Santa Barbara from 5:30-8:30pm to enjoy the art, refreshments, and live jazz music!

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National Cookie Day at Applied Abilities in Santa Barbara!

By UCP Work, Inc. on Dec 07, 2015 at 09:29 AM in UCP Work Inc Blog

Friday, December 3, 2015 was National Cookie Day and UCP Applied Abilities staff and participants celebrated by seeing who could move a cookie from their forehead to their mouth using only facial muscles. Check out this video of our staff Manaho's successful effort!

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Welcome Eryn Eckert, Ph.D. as new Director

By UCP Work, Inc. on Nov 02, 2015 at 09:16 AM in UCP Work Inc Blog

We are pleased to announce that Eryn Eckert, Ph.D. has joined UCP WORK, Inc. as Director of Community Integration.

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UCP WORK, Inc. Welcomes New Leadership Team Members

By UCP Work, Inc. on Apr 17, 2015 at 04:12 PM in UCP Work Inc Blog

We are pleased to announce the following great additions joining our leadership team.

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Jake Boone Follows His Passion

By UCP Work, Inc. on Apr 07, 2015 at 03:18 PM in UCP Work Inc Blog

Jacob Boone came to work for UCP WORK, Inc. in 2010 and it became quickly apparent to our Applied Abilities senior staff that they had found a heart-driven, hands-on employee ... a real keeper.

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Fall Semester Begins for UCP WORK, Inc. FREE Special Education Field Trip Program

Fall Semester Begins for UCP WORK, Inc.  FREE Special Education Field Trip Program
By UCP Work, Inc. on Nov 04, 2014 at 02:35 PM

The Fall harvest is in full swing and for nearly forty local special education classes this means pumpkin patch time ... hay rides, tractors, scarecrows, corn mazes and lots and lots of pumpkins! Despite diminished funds, UCP WORK, Inc. continues to provide free community-based field trip experiences to South Santa Barbara County and West Ventura County special education students.

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Sundial Featured Artists at Armada for 1st Thursday

Sundial Featured Artists at Armada for 1st Thursday
By UCP Work, Inc. on Sep 19, 2014 at 02:07 PM in UCP Work Inc Blog

Check out some pictures from our first Sundial featured artist event at the Armada for 1st Thursday!

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