Success Stories

  • November 19, 2013

    Harry Balch

    In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, UCP of Greater Cleveland is spotlighting Harry Balch, a Community Employment Program client who is employed at Fifth Third Bank. For more information on the Community Employment Program, please contact Sharon Meixner, […]

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  • October 16, 2013


    Anthony is a loving and playful six-year-old boy with an infectious smile. If you would ask his parents, Joey and Megan, some of Anthony’s favorite activities, you might think he is just a typical child who enjoys playing with his […]

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  • September 26, 2013

    DSP Spotlight – Michelle Polk-Ferguson

    The first thing you notice about Michelle Polk-Ferguson is her effervescent smile. She is one of those rare people who lights up a room with her positive energy, which is a great quality for a Direct Service Professional (DSP). DSPs […]

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  • September 10, 2013


    The Cleveland Metroparks began partnering with UCP of Greater Cleveland in 1998, creating the very first UCP of Greater Cleveland customer service based Supported Employment Site at the zoo. Throughout the past several years, UCP and the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo […]

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  • August 12, 2013


    When people meet Julia for the first time, it is difficult for them to imagine that when Julia first came to UCP of Greater Cleveland at age one, she could not pull herself up and was unable to sit up […]

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