Giving Guide: United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas


United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas is a collection of essential programs supporting adults and children living with intellectual or developmental disabilities, their families and communities. UCP’s services reach across all areas of Arkansas, providing the support Arkansans need to live life without limits.

Founded in 1957 by parents of children with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, UCP banded together to help Arkansans live life to their fullest potential.

UCP’s team of dedicated professionals offers a comprehensive network of habilitation/rehabilitation services. UCP provides Early Childhood intervention, adult habilitation, Community and Employment Services (CES) waiver, supportive employment, community living and therapeutic services.


• Be a Butterfly Partner and support the Butterfly Learning Center! For giving opportunities, visit:

• Be a workforce champion and support Achieve, UCP’s customized employment program. Email for opportunities.

• Visit to give in memory or in honor of a loved one.


• UCP’s gala, A Seat at the Table, tells its mission through stories from adults with disabilities and their families:

8901 CARTI Way
Little Rock, AR 72205
501.906.3000 |


Established: 1957
Employees: 600+
Service Area: Arkansas

President & CEO: Paula Rader



Michael Ruffin, Chair
Gary Wells, First Vice Chair & NE Council Chair
Will Gladden, Second Vice Chair & NW Council Chair
Bill Yee, Treasurer
Helaine Williams, Secretary
Mary Carol Poole, Immediate Past Chair
Paula Rader, President & CEO
Chad Cumming
Rick Fleetwood
Steve Jones
Dawn Scott
Siva Soora
Katie Thomas
Joy Weir

The 2022/2023 Arkansas Giving Guide is presented by Wright Lindsey Jennings. Click here to read a letter from our sponsors.

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