LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS is our goal for every person we serve and has been since our beginning over 50 years ago!UCP Newsletter

UCP of Arkansas was created in 1957 by families that had children with cerebral palsy. We have grown to Donate buttonbe one of the largest service providers in Arkansas and we continue to refer to our employees, parents, individuals we serve, and volunteers as family. Through advocacy and the provision of direct services and supports UCP continues to meet its mission of advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship for people with disabilities.

Welcome to United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas!


PAULA RADER has been named the new President and CEO of UCP! Paula has worked at UCP for nearly 24 years and has served in many leadership roles.

Paula started working at UCP in 1992 as an ACS Waiver Supervisor and flourished quickly to other leadership roles. She has been Project STAR Adoption Grant Manager, PAR Project Adoption Grant Manager, Director of Adult Habilitation, Director of Compliance/Program Administrator, and was made Chief Program Officer in 2012.

Paula has a true passion to help people with disabilities and goes above and beyond the call of duty whenever necessary. She is always enthusiastic about the wonderful work that UCP does for others and is happy to pitch in a helping hand.

Congratulations on your new role, Paula!


Putt Putt and logos 2017

What: United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas’ 2nd Annual Putt Putt Pub Crawl

When: Saturday, March 4, 2017, 11am-4pm (Shotgun start at 11:30am; award ceremony at 4pm)

Where: Little Rock’s River Market District

United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas (UCP) is excited to announce our 2nd annual Putt Putt Pub Crawl sponsored by Diamond Bear Brewery. The event will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Teams of four are $100 and include an event t-shirt, drink specials, and nine holes of putt-putt in Little Rock’s River Market District. Shotgun start will be at 11:30am; awards/prizes will be announced at 4pm.

Get tickets by visiting: https://centralarkansastickets.com/events/ucp-s-putt-putt-pub-crawl.

Crazy team names and costumes are highly encouraged! The Pub Crawl will include door prizes, costume contest, and awards for top golf team/golfer.

Hole location sponsors: Dugan’s Pub, Skye Bistro/Stratton’s Market, Stickyz Rock ‘N Roll Chicken Shack, Damgoode Pies, Willy D’s, Gusano’s, Big Whiskey’s, The Rev Room, and Flying Saucer.

For more information, email Haley Klein at haley@ucpcark.org or call 501.906.4500.

All of the event proceeds benefit UCP’s local programs that help individuals with disabilities live life to the fullest.



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