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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.
#UC What is Possible
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.