Training, Support & Advocacy

We serve as an advocate to do whatever it takes to assist people with disabilities live valued lives in the community while advancing their independence and citizenship.

United Cerebral Palsy of Southwest Florida, Inc in Sarasota and Manatee counties offers a variety of services to meet these needs.

Programs include:

Eight Group Homes in Manatee and Sarasota counties to provide adults with disabilities the assistance, training and support necessary to reach their maximum potential of independence and lead full and productive lives in the community.

Life Skills Development 3 (Adult Day Training) provides pre-vocational skills training and activities, physical and nutritional programs, computer skills & training, daily living and self help skills, recreational activities and crafts.

Transportation Services for residential and community clients using a variety of vehicles. We offer limited transportation services to individuals attending our Day Program Center. Individuals living in our homes are provided transportation to medical and therapeutic appointments, employment, educational and vocational training programs, grocery and personal shopping, community resource locations, and social and recreational activities.

Advocacy/referral services are also available.

UCP of SWFL in Sarasota and Manatee counties is funded by the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities program, the Agency for Healthcare Administration, Manatee County Government, Sarasota County Government, the United Way of Manatee County, community donations, grants, and private fees.