UCP Life Without Limits Podcast #4

Welcome to the UCP Life Without Limits Podcast.  We invite you to listen to this, our fourth podcast, that focuses on Ride-On Transportation and dives into the history of UCP and Ride-On Transportation and specifically transportation of people with disabilities in our county leading all the way into the present day where Ride-On Transportation provides transportation services…

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UCP Life Without Limits Podcast #3

Welcome to the UCP Life Without Limits Podcast.  Join us for our third podcast where Mark Shaffer, our Executive Director and James Davis from SLO Talk Radio are joined by Lynn Hendry from The Ranch and Chris Dillow from Fig @ Courtney’s House.  This episode focuses on employment for individuals with disability and emphasizes the…

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UCP Life Without Limits Podcast #2

Welcome to the UCP Life Without Limits Podcast.  Join us for our second podcast where Mark and Jim are joined by Laura DeLoye, the Co-Director for Arts for Living to speak on Arts for Living’s programs and the opportunities they provide. Click Here to Listen to UCP Podcast #2 Also, don’t forget to join us…

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The Fig Cafe at Courtney’s House Is Open

When Courtney’s House became an affiliate of United Cerebral Palsy three years ago, we hoped to develop social, recreational programs for adults with developmental disabilities living in the North SLO County.  Carrie and Greg Sanders bought the beautiful, Victorian home, built in 1892, to provide activities for their daughter Courtney and her friends.  Carrie formed…

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Give the Gift of Technology 2015

In the 2015 Holidays, we were so excited to able to continue our “Give the Gift of Technology” program.  At the end of the year, we send out a query to our affiliates and partner programs to identify individuals with developmental disabilities to apply for the “Gift of Technology.”  This Gift of Technology allows individuals to apply…

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Mark’s Blog – Posting 4

Shame On You, Governor Brown The service delivery network supporting individuals with developmental disabilities is falling apart due to thirteen years without rate increases to the vendors contracted by the Department of Developmental Services. During the recession, the State of California reduced their payments by 4.5% for three years. The cost of providing services has…

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Steptember – Join us for a Swing for Joy Performance at D’Anbino’s

UCP of SLO County, Arts for Living and Swing for Joy invites you to a performance by Swing for Joy at D’Anbino’s Vineyards and Cellars, located at 710 Pine Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm. Swing for Joy is suggesting a $5.00 donation for entrance to the event where they will perform…

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Step-Avenger Hunt in Downtown SLO

JOIN UCP of SLO County for our Steptember Scavenger – “Stepavenger” Hunt on Friday September 11th, 2015   Join us for our first affiliate wide competition for Steptember 2015! The winner of this Friday’s “Steptember Scavenger Hunt: Step-avenger Hunt” will receive a $100 Visa Gift Card. This event will also conveniently give you an opportunity…

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Cancelled – Creeky Tiki Event Tonight

Hi all, Sad news! We have to cancel the Creeky Tiki mingling event tonight. Unfortunately, with other very awesome and important events taking place downtown, we weren’t able to secure the location that we wanted for our event. But friends, do not worry. All other events will go on as scheduled. http://ucp-slo.org/fundraisers/steptember/fundraising-calendar/ – Jason P….

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