About UCP

About UCP Programs and Services

UCP of Sacramento and Northern California is a leading provider of programs and services for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

By using evidence-based practices , UCP programs and services helps clients, and their families to live a life with increased independence, productivity and self-confidence. Fifty-four percent of UCP clients are low or no income. Because of UCP, clients of all ages, and all income levels, have the opportunity to learn new skills, Many of our clients feel more connected to community, have increased confidence and experience more independence because of UCP programs and services.

UCP works with individuals with a wide range of disabilities including autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, intellectual disability and more.

History of UCP

In 1955, UCP of Sacramento and Northern California started as a group of parents who worked to ensure their children, born with cerebral palsy, had the support and services they needed to live a full life, free from institutions. As a result of their early efforts, UCP programs and services have expanded to serve a wider population. Learn more about our history.

Now, after more than 60 years in Sacramento, UCP’s programs have continued to grow. UCP now serves a wider variety of individuals with disabilities including:

  • Autism 57% 57%
  • Intellectual Disability 19% 19%
  • Down Syndrome, Epilepsy and Other 18% 18%
  • Cerebral Palsy 6% 6%

Investing in the Future

UCP relies on funding from grants, corporate sponsors, community programs and donations from individuals, like you, to keep our programs and services growing and thriving. Learn more about our supporters.

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.90 of every dollar goes toward UCP’s Program and Services.

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