Family Support United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston

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Contact Information

United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston
Contact: Sheryl Wasserman, Director of Individual Supports
Email Address: swasserman@ucpboston.org
Phone: 617-926-5480
Fax: 617-926-3059

71 Arsenal Street Watertown, MA 02472
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Family Support

Narrative

Provides support to families with children, adolescents, & adults with cerebral palsy. Provide information, referral, & advocacy services and assists families in obtaining the needed service. Also provide limited financial assistance to purchase needed equipment and camp scholarships to pay for children & adults to attend summer camp. Offers educational seminars/support groups for parents. Distributes UCP Family Support "Building Bridges" newsletter to parents and providers. Distributes the Family Support binder that offers many helpful tools for caregivers. Offers Personal Care Attendant(PCA)program.

Service Types

  • Disability Awareness
  • Family Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Self-Advocacy

Program Type

  • Information/Referral
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Health Impairment
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Joint Disorder
  • Multiple Disability
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Neurogenic Spinal Deformity
  • Rare disorders/low incidence
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DDS,MRC,DMA