Two-year-old Davian, who has Down Syndrome, is becoming more independent thanks to the hard work of staff at Dorothy Spainhour Child Development Center. He is feeding himself, following directions and interacting with classmates!
Easterseals UCP works side-by-side with adults and children who are managing disabilities and mental health challenges. We serve as a nurse, a therapist, a social worker, a job counselor, a teacher, a psychologist, a caregiver and a compassionate friend all rolled into one. Our purpose is to help neighbors in need achieve better days and live their best possible life.
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Watch this video and find out how Individual and Community Services helps Stevie live on her own with some assistance at home and work. Easterseals UCP has been there every step of the way to allow Stevie to live, learn, work and play in her community.
A big shoutout to Aetna Better Health for a $5,000 grant to make our world a better place. We appreciate the support of our community, business partners and sponsors who help us serve children and adults with disabilities. Thank you! Read more...
The Lillington, NC team received top scores in their latest Tools for Measurement of Assertive Community Treatment review. We're proud of this experienced team and the hard work they put in every day serving people with mental illness challenges. Way to go team!
At Easterseals UCP, culinary arts is not about the food. It's about learning a new technique in the kitchen as part of essential daily living skills. Our programs integrate cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene, and more to encourage independence. Learn how EMPOWER helped Hope.
The Assertive Community Treatment team was sad to see inspiring team lead, Steve Coutu, retire. So, they created a blessings box outside their Morganton, NC office in his honor. The public can leave donations for the homeless here as a way to help those in need and honor Steve.