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.
Luanne Welch named a leader in diversity
In 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.Learn more
Humble, strong and innovative to better serve our people and our communities
“The beauty of diversity is in the mosaic it 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
We are creating a culture where everyone and their voice can feel safe, accepted and empowered.
We are a mosaic group of individuals with different lived experiences.
We develop access and opportunity for all our people to join, grow, thrive and succeed.
We build trust to embrace each genuine self – who they are as they are.
We grow together by asking thoughtful questions, listening with humility and respect, and moving forward from our missteps.
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.
To create meaningful outcomes for individuals and communities while earning the loyalty of our people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Be a part of our story.