UCP of Western Massachusetts serves people with all types of disabilities, including Cerebral Palsy (CP). Our agency is dedicated to advancing the independence, productivity and full community inclusion for everyone we support. Our innovative programs are designed to serve children, adults and families. What sets UCP of Western Massachusetts apart is our approach — we are family focused and offer personalized services to meet the needs of each individual we serve.

Due to the recent protocols around COVI-19 please review the following up-dates:

Cancellations: It is with great regret, we’re canceling the 20th Annual Berkshire Disabilities Legislative Breakfast scheduled for Friday, March 20, 2020. With 250 people registered, and the entire Berkshire delegation of elected officials scheduled to attend, it is unfortunate we have to cancel this year’s event. While our elected officials remain supportive and work with all of us as partners, the breakfast is a great opportunity for our voices to be heard. We look forward to opportunities in the near future to articulate the challenges and needs of the Berkshire disabilities community.
Event partners:  Ad Lib, Inc.; Autism Connections; BAROCO Corporation; Berkshire County Arc; Berkshire Family & Individual Resources, Inc.; Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts; Department of Developmental Services; Goodwill Industries of the Berkshires; Guidewire, Inc.; Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts; Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission; ServiceNet; and United Cerebral Palsy Association of Berkshire County.

Please Note: We are NOT ACCEPTING DONATIONS OR REQUESTS for Durable Medical Equipment at this time HOWEVER we would like for you to call our main number and speak with our receptionists who will place you on a waiting list to either have your donation picked up or your request delivered to you at a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience.

For all program closures, changes or questions, please contact our staff. Thank you: 413-442-1562

– Family Support Center Activities at UCP have been cancelled per DDS.

– Childrens’ Playgroups cancelled this week: This includes the St. John’s group on Wednesday.

– Berkshire Talking Chronicle will continue to stream news from the Talking Information Center on WRRS (104.3 LP-FM). However, we’re asking all local volunteer readers to remain home until further notice.

– UCP’s ANNUAL Benefit Concert (Jessie’s Girl) has been cancelled until a later date can be arranged.

UCP Coronavirus Information Update

During the past few weeks, UCP National has been monitoring alerts and guidelines provided by our State and Federal government regarding the coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19.  Recognizing we have a special responsibility to ensure the health and safety of those entrusted to our care, as well as to each other, we will provide you with on-going information to safeguard your health and safety during this uncertain time.

Helpful links which will provide you with information and recommended guidelines about the virus.

CDC (Center for Disease Control) Website Links:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/high-risk-complications.html
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/large-events/mass-gatherings-ready-for-covid-19.html

Mass.gov
https://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-the-outbreak-of-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

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WE CHANGED OUR NAME!

UCP of Berkshire County is now UCP of Western MA

And now we serve 4 counties in our state:

Berkshire County
Franklin County
Hampshire County
Hampden County