WHAT'S NEW WITH UCP of NEPA?

UCP Receives $10K Grant for LEKOTEK Program

We would like to thank the Human Resources Foundation for their support of our LEKOTEK Program. HRF’s generous $10,000 grant will help UCP of NEPA continue to provide this unique learn-through-play program for children and adolescents with disabilities and their families. Did you know our LEKOTEK Program is the only of it’s kind in Northeastern…

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COVID-19 Policy Updates

Updated 8/20/2020: Our office has reopened, with operations staff working in-person as well as remotely when needed. There are new policies for each service area UCP of NEPA provides. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR COVID-19 UPDATES PAGE. Our team remains committed to the health, safety and welfare of the individuals we support through all…

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UCP Receives $100K Grant to Increase Accessibility for Consumers

HARRISBURG, Jan. 22 – State Rep. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, said the Commonwealth Financing Authority today approved 14 projects in his district totaling $857,838. “These projects will improve the quality of life for our residents and enhance our long-term economic development plans,” Flynn said. “I would like to thank state Senator John Blake and my fellow legislative…

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Greenridge Mile Raises $4,000 for UCP

The 38th Annual Greenridge Mile was held on Saturday, November 30 at Andy Gavin’s Eatery & Pub in Greenridge. We would like to thank Don Surace, owner of Andy Gavin’s;  Jim Moran, race director; The Greenridge Mile Association; the entire committee and all participants of the 38th Annual Green Ridge Mile, who raised $4,000 for…

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Community Bank, N.A. Makes Donation to UCP for ‘Good Neighbor Day’

We would like to thank Community Bank, N.A. for donating $250 to UCP of NEPA. This generous donation was given in the spirit of the bank’s Good Neighbor Day celebration. Thank you again to Community Bank, N.A. for being such a “good neighbor” and for supporting UCP of NEPA. This donation and all donations help us to continue our…

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UCP of NEPA Expands Phone Program to Include Mobile Devices

UCP of NEPA is expanding their Free Special Phone Program (formerly known as TDDP— Telecommunications Device Distribution Program) to include free specialized mobile equipment to eligible Pennsylvanians with disabilities. Previously, the Free Special Phone Program was able to support individuals with disabilities who need assistance with landline phone access. The Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC)…

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UCP of NEPA Celebrates National Senior Health & Fitness Day By ‘Moving with Mandy’

UCP of NEPA started of Wednesday, May 29, with a bang – literally.  Our Adult Day Training Program had a special guest, POUND® Pro Instructor Mandy Bair, who help a light exercise workshop to celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day. Participants joined Bair, along with several UCP staff members, in exercising through pounding and…

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Life Skills Class Donates to UCP of NEPA

Carbondale Area Junior and Senior High Life Skills classes baked a variety of sweet treats to sell in their school store for a period in the month of March. The students raised awareness for Developmental Disabilities Awareness month and donated $200 to the UCP of NEPA. First row and second row are Life Skills Class…

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UCP of NEPA Receives Gift Card to Gerrity’s for Recipe

UCP of NEPA employee Cathy Tremko shared her family recipe for chile sauce with the Scranton Times Tribune and was featured in LOCAL FLAVOR. Read More>>  Read the Article and Get the Recipe, published March 24, 2019

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March Proclaimed CP Awareness Month in Lackawanna County

United Cerebral Palsy of Northeastern Pennsylvania was presented with a proclamation from the Lackawanna County Commissioners on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the Commissioners’ meeting. The proclamation announces March as being Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month in Lackawanna County. Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley called Sarah Drob, CEO of UCP of NEPA, to speak about UCP and…

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