• January 19, 2018

    by: Christine Mencini

    De’Mario

    “It’s a beautiful thing to see a former student become the teacher,” says OakLeaf Partners Job Coach Maria Stearns. Maria is talking about De’Mario, who started out as a participant in the Summer Youth Work Experience (SYWE) program at UCP. […]

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  • December 22, 2017

    by: Emily Hastings

    Olivia

    Olivia is a beautiful four-and-a-half-year-old who has been receiving physical, occupational, and speech-language therapy services in LeafBridge since August of 2016. Olivia is sweet, polite and has developed many new skills over the past year. Olivia started her journey with […]

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  • December 11, 2017

    by: Christine Mencini

    Josie

    Josie is a charming 5-year-old who loves princesses and, in typical princess fashion, loves to be the center of attention. Josie began coming to UCP’s LeafBridge Therapy Services in October 2016 about a month after she was adopted from China. […]

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  • July 13, 2017

    by: Christine Mencini

    Tom

    “If you stop moving, you’ll never be able to start again.” These wise words come from OakLeaf client Tom, one of the original patrons of UCP of Greater Cleveland, who has been with UCP since he was five years old […]

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  • May 23, 2017

    by: Tammy Gibson Willet

    Aubri

    “My sister’s name is Emersyn,” can be heard coming from an assistive technology device. It is clear that Aubri is very excited about becoming a big sister and she tells everyone the BIG news. Her ability to share her excitement […]

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