Easterseals UCP offers a wide range of services to adults with disabilities and mental health challenges including autism, down syndrome, schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder. Part of our mission is to serve our community by helping adults struggling with mental illness and (or) a variety of disabilities find their way back into the community through a range of supportive, recovery based services.
A combination of adult services from Easterseals UCP helped Louis, age 32, gain the skills he needed to maintain a job and live independently in his own apartment. Louis works as a processing technician at CSL Plasma in Charlotte. The support allows him to do the things he enjoys such as reading, writing and being involved at his Temple.Employment & Training Services Our services help adults with disabilities and individuals recovering from mental illness find jobs and maintain meaningful employment. Residential ServicesOur residential supports provide services for individuals so they can live in group homes, shared apartments or independently. Learn more about our Alternative Family Living Service. Assertive Community Treatment Teams (ACT)Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) is a team-based treatment model that provides multidisciplinary, flexible treatment and support to people with mental illness 24/7. Transition To EmploymentA program in 4 locations in NC to prepare high school students and young adults (ages 16-26) with Intellectual and Development Disabilities for employment. Individual Community Supports (ICS)Individual Community Supports services enable an individual to acquire and maintain skills that will allow them to function with greater independence in the community. Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment Teams Integrated dual diagnosis treatment (IDDT) is an evidence-based model that addresses a person’s substance use in the context of the treatment of their mental illness. Individual Placement and Support Services (IPS)Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is a model of supported employment for people with serious mental illness. IPS supported employment helps people living with behavioral health conditions work at regular jobs of their choosing. Operation Family CaregiverOperation Family Caregiver (OFC) is a program of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving. It's a proven, evidence-based program that provides support to the families of newly returning service members and veterans. It is free, confidential, and tailored to each individual family. Peer Support ServicesPeer Support Specialists are people living in recovery with mental illness and / or substance abuse and who provide support to others whom can benefit from their lived experiences. Mobile CrisisMobile Crisis provides integrated, short-term crisis response, stabilization and intervention for adults and children experiencing a mental health or chemical dependency crisis. North Carolina START CentralNC START (Strategic Therapeutic Assessment Resources Treatment) team provides prevention and intervention services to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and complex behavioral health needs through crisis response, training, consultation, and resources. Virginia REACHVA REACH (Regional Educational Assessment Crisis Response and Habilitation) team offers crisis prevention and intervention for adults with an Intellectual Disability and/or Developmental Disability and co-occurring complex behavioral health needs. Camp Easterseals UCPOvernight residential summer camp for adults with disabilities. Weekend respite and family camps also available. Camp Easterseals UCP is located in the beautiful countryside of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Information & Referral ServicesFind the help you need from Easterseals UCP for your family.