The Great American Big Wheel Race

Saturday, July 22 at 6pm, at the Joliet Memorial Stadium

Calling all racing fans, businesses, organizations, and charities! Are you looking for an adrenaline rush this summer? Are looking to burn some rubber? Then get ready for a race you won't want to miss out on!

Great Chef's Tasting Party & Auction

Thank you all who attended!

The Great Chef's Tasting Party & Auction is an area favorite that will introduce you and your guests to the delicious samplings prepared especially for this special evening.

Life without limits for people with disabilities

United Cerebral Palsy- Center for Disability Services is dedicated to advancing the independence of people with disabilities.

Exploring New Adventures

Children and adults enrolled in our programs will explore their own ideas, thoughts and feelings in a comfortable and safe environment.

Providing Care & Hope for Wellbeing

Our approach is person-centered care that will focus on each individuals strengths and needs that will provide them with the best quality of life possible.

Living without Limits

Promoting independence in activities of daily life to maintain, restore, or enhance life learning skills.

Growing Friendships & Learning New Skills

Children and adults will enjoy maintaining and acquiring new skills such as; creating crafts, attending community outings, healthy eating and culinary arts while making new friends.

Are you ready to find out how UCP-CDS can help?

Looking for more information about our programs and services?


United Cerebral Palsy-Center for Disability Services announces new Executive Director to begin duties on Sept. 11

September 11, 2023

Brian Patel brings more than 20 years of social services experience to the agency JOLIET – The Board of Directors of United Cerebral Palsy-Center for Disability Services has announced Brian Patel will join the agency […]

Joliet Big Wheel fundraiser let bikers ‘be a kid again’

July 23, 2023

Team Adler racing for Joliet West pose with their 1st place plaque and trophy after the Great American Big Wheel Race on July 2, 2023. (Gary E Duncan Sr) UCP-Disability Services in Joliet hosted its […]

Third Annual Great American Big Wheel Race Set For Saturday, July 22 at Joliet Memorial Stadium

June 1, 2023

Register a Team today and compete for cash prizes JOLIET – There is still time to register a team for the third annual Great American Big Wheel Race scheduled for Sat. July 22 at Joliet […]


As a member of the United Cerebral Palsy Association (UCPA), UCP-CDS stays current on available services, breakthroughs in technology, and pertinent legislation. We remain committed to maintain the highest quality programs and services. 


Since 1955, UCP-CDS has provided direct services to people with developmental disabilities in Illinois. The Agency has evolved from one program to a multi-service organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities.


The UCP-CDS accreditations include the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities CARF, National Association of Special Education Teachers NASET, and Guidestar Exchange Gold.


311 South Reed Street,
Joliet, IL 60436


(815) 744-3500 | Fax: (815) 744-3504



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