Human Services

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Pennsylvania

  • Camp Hill, PA
  • www.ucpcentralpa.org

Mission Statement

The mission of United Cerebral Palsy of Central Pennsylvania, Inc., a 501 (c)( 3), non-profit charitable organization, is to assist infants, children, youth, and adults, with disabilities, and their families, achieve their goals of development, growth, independence, and full citizenship.

Main Programs

  1. Children's Services
  2. Adult Services
  3. Community Services
Service Areas

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Pennsylvania

UCP currently provides both community and center-based programs and services from 44 facilities in 17 Central Pennsylvania counties: Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northern York, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, and Union.

ruling year

1957

President & CEO since 2017

Self-reported

Judith A. McCowan

Keywords

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human services, children's programs, case management, ucp.org, Cerebral Palsy, UCP National, cerebral palsy, disability,disabilities, ucp, assistive technology, ada, health, adult services, geriatric, charity

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Also Known As

UCP Central PA

EIN

23-1433882

 Number

5512058576

Physical Address

55 Utley Drive

Camp Hill, PA 17011 6402

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers (P82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

Children's Services

UCP of Central PA has 4 primary children's services: Early Intervention, Family Support, and Options Childcare/Preschool.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$1,535,450.00

Program 2

Adult Services

UCP Central PA provides adult developmental day training called Alternatives  for ages 18 and older, a residential program with homes and apartments (Community Home Services), LifeFit (certified fitness and nutrition counseling and training for persons with disabilities), and Respite Services.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Budget

$3,548,338.00

Program 3

Community Services

UCP Central PA provides a variety of community service programs, including: Agency with Choice (employment), Capital Home Care (physically disabled & aging adults), Career Connections, Community Services Program for Persons with Physical Disabilities (CSPPPD), Geriatric Care Management, Links to Independence, Susquehanna Attendant Care (adults with physical disabilities), and Assistive Technology.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Budget

$15,566,860.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Pennsylvania

UCP currently provides both community and center-based programs and services from 44 facilities in 17 Central Pennsylvania counties: Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northern York, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, and Union.

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UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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United Cerebral Palsy of Central Pennsylvania

Leadership

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President & CEO

Judith A. McCowan

BIO

In her primary role as CEO, Judith McCowan is responsible for directing all facets of UCP Central PA, a leading mid-state disability services provider across a 17-county footprint, as she charts a course for its continued growth and success. She leads the agency's strategic planning initiatives as they relate to program operations and will assume direct oversight of UCP's HR, IT, finance, fundraising, development, marketing, communications, and community relations functions. She also directs the operations of UCP's childcare and preschool.

In addition to her effective leadership skills, Judith has a proven track record of improving performance and profitability across public, private and nonprofit sectors alike. She has demonstrated strength in several key skill sets, including fiscal leadership, strategic business development, contract and grant administration, and project management.

Judith McCowan was most recently Chief Executive Officer of Core Business Consultants, a privately-owned firm specializing in consulting with struggling human services programs in their quest to achieve transformational change. Prior to that she was Chief Contracts and Program Officer at Melwood, a leading DC-based nonprofit provider of employment and supportive services for people with differing abilities. She also previously served as Regional Director of Operations and Federal Contracts Administrator at Bright Horizons Family Solutions, the largest provider of employer-sponsored childcare in the United States. She has extensive experience in childhood and educational program operations and as a K-12 private school principal as well.

An avid community volunteer, Judith's time, talents, and expertise have benefitted the Public School Systems of Baltimore City, the District of Columbia, and Queen Anne's County; Scholastic Press Association; The Council on Professional Recognition; as well as Chesapeake College. She has received numerous personal and professional awards for her transformational leadership, performance, and achievements on project work at the highest levels of government and on both the national and global stage.

She holds a Master's in Business Administration from Drexel University and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from International Seminary in Branford, FL, as well as Masters-level Certifications in Advanced Contract Management.

Judith resides in Carlisle with her wife who is an educator and a 10-year-old daughter who is avidly engaged in performing arts.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Robert M Wallace

The Wallace Group

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