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!
We believe the first five years of a child’s life are critical. That is why Easterseals UCP has supports for children with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities, Inclusive Early Intervention Services and Developmental Centers where specially trained teachers and therapists build the foundation for young children to grow and flourish.
Autism ServicesWhere early identification and intervention are critical to promote best possible outcomes for all children. Learn more about Easterseals UCP services.
Children's CentersFind the right Child Development Center for your son or daughter. We offer inclusive programs for typical learners as well as children with special needs.
Early Childhood Outreach Services (North Carolina & Virginia)Early intervention promotes the development of the child while building the strengths of the family. Supports and services focus on helping parents and other caregivers find ways to help the child learn during early day routines and activities.
Children's Outpatient ServicesWe provide evaluations and assessments to determine the most effective approach to improve mental health and wellness of the people we serve.
Foster CareIt's our vision is to see children in the foster care system reunified with their families when deemed safe and appropriate. Should a child need the services of a foster home, we'll provide the best out-of-home care possible until a more permanent plan can be achieved.
Child First NCChild First North Carolina is a collaborative effort with Trillium Health Resources, Easterseals UCP, Child First National Program Office and North Carolina Council of Community Programs that helps vulnerable young children and families improve relationships, protect them, and provide an intense home-based plan.
NC START CentralNorth Carolina Systemic Therapeutic Assessment Respite Treatment provides crisis prevention and intervention for chilldren and adults with Intellectual Disability and/or Developmental Disability and co-occurring complex behaviorial health needs. Clinical teams support individuals and their families.
Community-Based Children's Services
Intensive In-Home Based Services (IIH)Intensive In Home is a 3 to 6 month partnership between our professional three person mental health team and families to first understand then address troublesome behaviors or psychiatric and emotional problems. In addition to weekly, child, parent, and family based counseling, IIH teams are on call 24 hours each day to provide assistance in a crisis.
Individual and Community ServicesCommunity Skills Training, Personal Care and Respite supports provide one-to-one support for personal care and daily living skills to individuals with disabilities.
Mobile Crisis Management (MCM)Mobile Crisis Management provides integrated, short-term crisis response, stabilization and intervention for adults and children experiencing mental health or chemical dependency crisis. The Team can come to you where you are.
Multi-Sensory EnvironmentThe Yager Group Multi-Sensory Environment (MSE) is an environment designed to stimulate senses and promote feelings of well-being and relaxation. Make an appointment at the Easterseals UCP Center in Charlotte, NC.
Easterseals UCP Camps in North Carolina & Virginia