UCP’s Community Living and Support Program (CLASP) helps adults with developmental disabilities live independently on their own and reduce their dependence on others while remaining in their homes. Instructors work one on one by teaching skills such as nutrition, household management and self-advocacy. As a result of learning new skills like bus schedules, community activities, and how to manage a household, adults with developmental disabilities have a renewed sense of independence and self-esteem.
Areas of instruction include:
Individuals participating in CLASP benefit directly from your donations. Your help is a key factor in providing them with the tools to live a life of independence.
Shawn decided it was time for a change: At the age of 55, she decided to live on her own for the first time in her life. Fortunately, she was already connected with UCP’s CLASP independent living program that teaches people with developmental disabilities the life skills to live as independently as possible.