United Cerebral Palsy of Nebraska, Inc.
Rating: 1 stars 1 review
Issues: Health, Cancer
Location: 7101 Newport Ave Ste 309 Omaha NE 68152 USA
UCP strives to build a better world for tomorrow ... today. The national office, located in Washington, DC, provides key services for its affiliates. UCP's national office also serves people with disabilities and others through the development of forward-thinking programs, and information and referral service, legislative advocacy, technology initiatives and research. Direct service provision for people with disabilities and their families is offered through over 130 UCP affiliates in 37 states. UCP affiliates serve more than 30,000 children and adults with disabilities and their families every day through programs such as therapy, assistive technology training, early intervention programs, individual and family support, social and recreation programs, community living, state and local referrals, employment assistance and advocacy. Each affiliate offers a range of services tailored to its community's needs.
UCP is the leading source of information on cerebral palsy and other disabilities and is a pivotal advocate for the rights of persons with any disability. In fact, 65% of people served by UCP have disabilities other than cerebral palsy.
UCP is consistently rated as one of the most financially responsible charities, with 85" of every dollar spent directly on programs and services.
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As a parent of a child with cerebral palsy,I am greatly disappointed in this organization. Over the years we have attempted to contact this organization via phone & email only to never have received any kind of response. We tried again a few months ago when we applied for a grant that this oraganization supposedly gives out to disabled individuals & their families for a computed device for our daughter. We took the time to fill out a lenghty application & provided all the additional paperwork as requested in the application. We have not heard ONE word! Not even acknowledgement that it was received. I don't know about other UCPs across the country, but this one certainly does not live up to its mission. Very, very sad for a program supposedly out there to help the disabled.
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I have never seen the results of this organization.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Respond to people seeking the help your program is supposed to provide.
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The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
I have no idea since I can't figure out what it is exactly they do.
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They bothered to respond to phone calls, emails, grant applications.
In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...
Lack of motivation to actually do what they say they do.
One thing I'd also say is that...
This organization is an embarrasment to the good ones out there.
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