Our Culture

Culture is everything to us!

A diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Triangle Business Journal Leaders in Diversity AwardIn 2022, Easterseals UCP’s CEO, Luanne Welch was named a Leader In Diversity by the Triangle Business Journal. “Becoming an ideal organization from a DEI lens is a bigger-than-we-are vision and a cause worth striving for. It’s important to our team members, those we serve and the community. This award is not just for me, but for everyone at Easterseals UCP who uses their voice to make our organization better,” says Luanne.  

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A humble, strong and innovative Easterseals UCP can better serve our people and our communities.

“The beauty of diversity is in the mosaic in creates: A more innovative, empathetic, and effective team. Diversity makes any team stronger. That’s how we make better decisions and provide exceptional services.”

– Luanne Welch, CEO

Inclusion

Inclusion.
We are creating a culture where everyone and their voice can feel safe, accepted and empowered.

Diversity

Diversity.
We are a mosaic group of individuals with different lived experiences.

Equity

Equity.
We develop access and opportunity for all our people to join, grow, thrive and succeed.

Authenticity

Authenticity.
We build trust to embrace each genuine self – who they are as they are.

Learning

Learning.
We grow together by asking thoughtful questions, listening with humility and respect, and moving forward from our missteps.

Our Mission

Our Purpose

To provide meaningful and exceptional services so that children, adults and families living with disabilities and mental health challenges can live, learn, work and play in their communities.

Our Purpose

Our Aspiration

To create meaningful outcomes for individuals and communities while earning the loyalty of our people.

Our Clients

What We Believe About
the People We Serve

Children and adults with disabilities and mental health challenges can be engaged and contributing members of their families and communities if they have the right support. That’s why we provide a comprehensive array of meaningful and exceptional home and community-based services.

Our Frontline

What We Believe About Our Front Line

Front line team members who feel valued and supported in meaningful ways can and do create powerful mission outcomes. That’s why we encourage them to use their voices.

Our Culture

What We Believe About Culture

A diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our Just Cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

DEI

Diversity, Equity + Inclusion

We strive to attract and engage team members with diverse lived experiences. We intentionally seek out and value uniqueness across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, personality, disability and age. What follows is how we bring this to life.

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