Success Stories

  • November 10, 2022


    Shira started working with UCP’s OakLeaf Partners in late 2020 to learn job- seeking skills and ultimately apply for, obtain and retain employment. While her previous jobs involved cleaning, she desired to work in an office environment. OakLeaf Job Placement […]

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  • October 21, 2022


    Elijah is a delightful 11-year-old boy who is always happy to see you! He was born premature and was soon after diagnosed with cerebral palsy, which affects his muscle strength and speech, so he relies on assistive technology devices to […]

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  • March 16, 2022

    Tyrone’s Art Journey

    By: Amy Vedova, OakLeaf Activities and Training Manager “I’ve been an artist my whole life, but I started my business 10 years ago,” said Tyrone Peacock. “It started off slow but now it’s going great!” Tyrone has never let his […]

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  • December 23, 2021


    Mali is a five-year-old girl who has benefited from our therapy services since 2017. Mali was just an infant when her parents learned of her diagnosis of Pura Syndrome, an extremely rare neurodevelopmental disorder. The diagnosis was scary with many […]

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  • December 13, 2021


    Ricky is a social and determined young man who had long yearned to have a job in his community. After spending some time in UCP’s Job Training Program, Ricky soon progressed to working at a small group employment site and […]

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