UCP of the Golden Gate Life without limits for people with disabilities™

Research Study – U.C. Berkeley, School of Social Welfare

The purpose of this study is to learn about how disabled people living in the Bay Area and receiving social security benefits make ends meet. Researchers are interested to learn from your experiences of navigating the guidelines of Social Security programs, work-related restrictions and opportunities, and the effects of it all on your daily life.

Please click on the provided link below for further information.

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United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of the Golden Gate promotes, advocates, and supports the inclusion, independence, and empowerment of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. We deliver cutting edge, community-inclusion services for children and adults in the areas of the education, economic, social, and political life of this community.

Have you heard? We acquired a beautiful building in Oakland, CA! Donate to UCPGG’s New Campus Learn More

Local golfer demonstrates excellence with Special Abilities

John and Chris Kirk at Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

When John was born with cerebral palsy, he was told he would not be able to walk.Now, he's a 9-handicap and competed in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Pro-Am with Chris Kirk.

Posted by PGA TOUR on Thursday, November 1, 2018



UCP of the Golden Gate is currently looking for part-time staff to assist children in our Everyone In program as one-to-one Recreation Assistants. You will assist children who have disabilities to participate and have fun in a variety of childcare programs throughout the Bay Area. We have many open locations and a variety of schedules/shifts. It’s a great experience for anyone who plans to work in the areas of childhood education; therapies: behavioral, speech, and occupational; and those with a passion for caring. For more information and to learn how to apply, please call our office at (510) 832-7430 or email: info@ucpgg.org. Go to the tab “About UCPGG” for “Career Opportunities”.



Dori Maxon is the recipient of the prestigious Jefferson Award for her dedicated, visionary work to bring swim and water fun to children who have disabilities. Congratulations, Dori! UCP of the Golden Gate is honored to be the fiscal sponsor of the fantastic SNAP program.

Read more about this special recognition and what Dori and SNAP have accomplished.

Learn more about participating in SNAP.

Radio Station KPFA Interview with Becky & Dena Taylor March 1, 2019

Becky and Dena Taylor are going to be interviewed on KPFA’s program by people living with disabilities, “Pushing Limits” on March 1, 2019 from 2-3pm. This will be a pledge drive, and KPFA will give copies of the book that they co-wrote from their perspectives, “Tell Me the Number before Infinity: The Story of a Girl with a Quirky Mind, an Eccentric Family and Oh Yes, a Disability,” as a premium to subscribers. There is more information about the book at: http://tellmethenumberbeforeinfinity.com/. You can hear previous shows at the “Pushing Limits” website:  https://kpfa.org/program/pushing-limits/.