Mission: The mission of united cerebral palsy of tampa bay is to guide and assist families and individuals with any disability or other barriers to achieve their full potential, resulting in community inclusion and independence.
Programs: See schedule oearly intervention services provide emotional support, guidance, and coaching to help families of developmentally delayed or disabledchildren, ages birth through three years of age. An early intervention specialist will design the child's goals to optimize their functioning ability and potential, promote healthy family relationships, independence, and community inclusion. Services includeeligibility evaluation, assessment, and home and community-basedintervention. Children are served in their natural environment. We serve approximately 75 families per year in this program.
see schedule oour doula program serves pregnant women at risk for a poor birthoutcome. The doulas provide emotional and informational supportto the mothers up to six months following their delivery. The word "doula" comes from the ancient greek meaning "a woman who serves and is now used to refer to the trained and experiencedprofessionals who provide continuous physical, emotional, andinformational support to the mother before, during, and after her birth. Our doulas serve a minimum of 550 women per year.
see schedule oucp of tampa bay's employment and training services program enableadults with disabilities to work independently in the community,thereby achieving community inclusion, services assist individualswith disabilities living in hillsborough, pinellas, pasco, andhernando counties, obtain and maintain jobs in the community. Services to the participant include; skills assessment, matchingand placement, intensive onsite training in work and work-relatedskills, replacement services, if indicated, job upgrading participation and family advocacy. Our employment services programserves approximately 45 individuals per year.