United Cerebral Palsy of Nevada
September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014
Job Training and Employment
Job training and employment services are provided for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Individual programs are developed through a person centered planning process. UCP of Nevada also helps people learn pre-vocational skills and overcome barriers to prepare them for future vocational activities. Participation in community activities and volunteer jobs are often included.
Recreation and Life-Enrichment Services
In many situations, United Cerebral Palsy Team Members participate in services that combine vocational training and life enrichment programs. The life enrichment program may include: community based recreational and social opportunities, vocational exploration, educational programs, cooking classes, hiking, swimming, and accessing the Internet in our computer labs.
UCP of Nevada served 74 people in job training and employment and recreation/life-enrichment services in Reno and Sparks, NV. UCP of Nevada served 21 people in Elko, NV.
In Cooperation with the Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, United Cerebral Palsy helps to assess the vocational strengths and barriers of people with disabilities through temporary employment in a retail environment.
UCP of Nevada served 100 people with disabilities through vocational evaluations last fiscal year.
- Bellows Fund – UCP of Nevada provides assistive technology and equipment that improves the independence of adults and children with disabilities.
- Information and Referral
Because of the support of generous donors and State of Nevada funding sources, all United Cerebral Palsy of Nevada services were provided at no charge to participants
|Thrift Store Sales||$502,601|
|Government Service Fees||$1,412,931|
|Payments to National Organization||$22,020|
|Net Assets at Beginning of Year||$233,357|
|Committed to Future Activities||$25,657|
|Net Assets at End of Year||$259,014|
The mission of United Cerebral Palsy of Nevada is to advance the independence, productivity, and full citizenship of people with disabilities
Board of Trustees
Sue Saunders, Chairperson
Marcie Ross, Vice Chairperson
Grant Dintiman, Treasurer
William Knight, Secretary
Janice Duis, Trustee
David Kelly, Trustee
Julie Ann Utley, Trustee
Rondell Valentine, Trustee
Garry Wyatt, Trustee
James Kilgore, Interim President & Chief Executive Officer (ex officio)