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Our eight primary service areas are Adult Day Habilitation, Child Development Center, Family Services including Youth Day Camps and 24-Hour Adult Respite, Employment Training & Placement and Independent Residential Living.
Looking for a meaningful career that allows you to make a difference in the lives of others? We have immediate openings for direct care staff in St. Louis and Jefferson City with competitive rates and benefits for 32+ hours of work.
YOU can make a difference on the lives of children and adults living with a spectrum of intellectual and developmental disabilities in the St. Louis metro area and across central Missouri. Your financial gift will make a lasting impact. To support our programs and services click below.
UCP Heartland provides the highest quality programs and services to advance the
independence and productivity of children and adults living with a spectrum of disabilities.
UCP Heartland Community Services North in Berkeley, MO • Oak Tree Respite in Webster Groves, MO • Manchester Day Program in west St. Louis County, MO • Child Development Center in Columbia, MO • Gibbs Center in Jefferson City, MO
Find a Location Near You
UCP Heartland is currently serving participants throughout St. Louis City and County, Jefferson City and Columbia, Missouri in a variety of facilities and partner locations, as well as programs that come to people’s residences.
Stories of Your Impact at Work
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Before the 1950’s, children with disabilities were sent away to institutions. UCP Heartland was founded by parents in 1953 so that families could stay together. Through its 8 programs, UCP Heartland serves 1000+ program participants living with intellectual and developmental disabilities each year and is recognized as a leader in the disabilities field.
Everybody has abilities. Children in UCP Heartland’s pre-school interview UCP Heartland adult clients about their super heroes and their own super powers.