Who We Are

For over 70 years, United Cerebral Palsy of Long Island has positively impacted the lives of people with disabilities through the outstanding quality of our programs and services and the compassion we convey to those we serve.

UCP of Long Island is committed to advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities. Our mission is to provide life skills training, education, advocacy, meaningful employment and a place to call home for Long Islanders with a wide range of disabilities.

UCP of Long Island proudly upholds the values of excellence, integrity, dignity, empowerment, responsibility, accountability, vision and innovation.

Much more than cerebral palsy

Over 65 percent of the individuals we serve today have disabilities other than cerebral palsy. These include:

  • Acquired disabilities
  • Epilepsy
  • Sensory impairments
  • Autism
  • Learning disabilities
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Chronic physical/medical conditions
  • Prader-Willi syndrome
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Down syndrome
  • Mental health disorders
  • Spina bifida

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