Rediscovering My Independence

After 20 years climbing the career ladder Bruce faced an unexpected hurdle that forever altered his life. Diagnosed with an inner ear bone degeneration Bruce was no longer able to work the way he did in the past. Now, with the support of Easter Seals UCP Employment Services Bruce is rediscovering his independence and a new sense of satisfaction

Employment Services

We Believe people can work in meaningful jobs, earn paychecks and contribute to their community.

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Camp Easter Seals UCP!

Summer is here and camp is OPEN!

I Can’t Wait For Camp!

Emily attends Camp Easter Seals UCP as many as seven times a summer – that’s how much she LOVES camp! From camp fire sing-a-longs to zooming down the zip line and slip ‘n slide, Emily enjoys all that camp has to offer.

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Finding Happy

Happiness seemed impossible for Jessica who is now successfully managing her mental health and substance abuse challenges. Thanks to support from her family and the Easter Seals UCP ACTT program, she is now reclaiming her happiness.

Mental Health Matters!

Every day Easter Seals UCP connects people with mental health challenges to a healthy recovery.

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Small Success Equal Big Milestones

Two year-old Alex will leave an impression with his infectious smile and fervent determination. As a student at the Easter Seals UCP Charlotte Children’s Center, Alex was the first child in the Charlotte area to use the new Multi-Sensory Environment at the Center this past March. After only a year at the Charlotte Children’s Center, Alex has met some major milestones like sitting up on his own!

Children’s Centers

Easter Seals UCP operates nine inclusive children’s centers across the state of North Carolina. The centers support children with and without disabilities and provide age-appropriate educational activities, as well as specialized services including speech, occupational and physical therapies to children who need them.

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Who We Serve


Children. Easter Seals UCP prepares children with disabilities to engage in the world.


Families. Easter Seals UCP supports families to become and stay connected in their communities.


Adults. Easter Seals UCP enables adults with disabilities to thrive and be successful.


Professionals. Easter Seals UCP partners with industry professionals to foster inclusive communities.

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Easter Seals UCP provides services in North Carolina and Virginia.

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A Passion For Independence


All too often I see people willing to settle for what they perceive to be the easy solution rather than embracing the responsibilities and freedoms that come with finding and owning one's own independence.

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