Organizational Employment

UCP of Greater Cleveland’s Organizational Employment Program is designed to foster personal financial independence for adults with moderate to severe disabilities.  Individuals are encouraged to accept vocational and social challenges within an integrated setting with the least restrictions possible.  Participant needs are assessed through a person-centered planning process and reviewed periodically for progress in meeting stated goals.

UCP’s Wolstein Center houses an on-site workshop and computer lab to offer individuals the opportunity to learn and practice work skills with necessary supports.  The agency contracts with area businesses to provide piece-rate work, and individuals receive a paycheck based upon individual productivity.

Individualized Services include:

  • Transitional Work
  • Situational Assessment
  • Work Adjustment (Clerical, Janitorial, Light Industrial)
  • Skills Training
  • Long-Term Employment

Projects include:

  • Secure Document Shredding
  • Light Assembly
  • Packaging
  • Sorting
  • Collating
  • Bulk Mailing
  • Data Entry

Contract Businesses include:

  • Commerce Benefits Group
  • Cosmic Bobbins
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Gordon Food Service
  • Graffiti, Inc.
  • Invacare
  • Noco
  • North American Plastics (NORAMCO)
  • Parker-Hannifin
  • Reese Pharmaceutical
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Todd Insurance
  • University Circle, Inc.
  • Ver-A-Fast Corporation
  • XRI Testing

Support is provided as needed in areas such as mobility, activities of daily living, personal care, community awareness and personal growth and development.  Community outings and an array of social, therapeutic, recreational and educational activities are also available.  Transportation services may be available for clients enrolled in UCP services.

For more information on the Organizational Employment Program, please contact:
Crystal Winters at (216) 791-8363, ext. 1263 or cwinters@ucpcleveland.org.

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    Events on March 4, 2015
    • Finance Committee Meeting

      Starts: 3:00 pm, March 4, 2015

      Ends: 4:00 pm, March 4, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    Events on March 6, 2015
    • Executive Committee Meeting

      Starts: 8:30 am, March 6, 2015

      Ends: 9:30 am, March 6, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    • New Employee Orientation

      Starts: 12:00 am, March 9, 2015

      Ends: 12:00 am, March 12, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    • New Employee Orientation

      Starts: 12:00 am, March 9, 2015

      Ends: 12:00 am, March 12, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    Events on March 11, 2015
    • New Employee Orientation

      Starts: 12:00 am, March 9, 2015

      Ends: 12:00 am, March 12, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    Events on March 12, 2015
    • Kick-Off Event

      Starts: 5:30 pm, March 12, 2015

      Ends: 8:30 pm, March 12, 2015

      Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cleveland - Independence, 6200 Quarry Lane, Independence, OH 44131, United States

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    Events on March 13, 2015
    • Governance/Nominating Committee Meeting

      Starts: 8:00 am, March 13, 2015

      Ends: 9:00 am, March 13, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    • Board of Directors Meeting

      Starts: 4:00 pm, March 23, 2015

      Ends: 6:00 pm, March 23, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    • New Employee Orientation

      Starts: 12:00 am, March 30, 2015

      Ends: 12:00 am, April 2, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    Events on March 31, 2015
    • New Employee Orientation

      Starts: 12:00 am, March 30, 2015

      Ends: 12:00 am, April 2, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States