UCP of Southeastern WI is most grateful to the Racine Community Foundation for its continuing partnership with UCP-SEW to provide in-home respite in Racine County for families and guardians caring for a child(ren) with a disability (not just cerebral palsy)
About United Cerebral Palsy
of Southeastern Wisconsin "life without limits for people with disabilities"
United Cerebral Palsy was founded in 1954 by a group of concerned parents of children with cerebral palsy and incorporated in Wisconsin in 1970. UCP of Southeastern Wisconsin provides respite care, independent living supports, employment services and information resources for people with disabilities (not just cerebral palsy) and their families. More...
Respite Care Has Big Impact For Autism Parents
Parents of children with autism often report high levels of stress, but new research suggests that getting a caregiving break for as little as one hour a week can really make a difference.
“The 32nd Annual Taste of Milwaukee is Thursday, March 20, 2014! More than 25 of Milwaukee’s finest restaurants will be serving signature entrées, dishes, and desserts for your tasting pleasure. Since Taste of Milwaukee began 31 years ago, it has raised over $1.3 million to benefit the ever-growing need for UCP-SEW’s Independent Living, Employment Services, and Respite Care programs.”
Thank you to all the participants, families, sponsors, donors and volunteers who were essential in making the 2013 Joe’s Run a success!
SAVE THE DATE!
Joe’s Run 2014: Saturday, September 27, 2014
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Hart Park
The Helen Bader Foundation has awarded UCP-SEW’s Employment Services program a grant of $40,000 to expand its work with job-seekers with disabilities living in six of Milwaukee’s poorest zip codes.
“We all know that people are unemployed, but the system treats unemployment as a one-size-fits-all situation and that’s not the reality of it,” said Jerry Roberts, workforce development program officer for the Helen Bader Foundation.
The Bader Foundation recently switched the thrust of its economic grants to bridging the persistent disconnect in the region between the chronic unemployed and jobs that go unfilled for lack of willing or qualified candidates.