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DSPs: Our Everyday Heroes

This week (September 13th – 19th, 2020), we are honoring Direct Support Professionals across the nation! Now more than ever, DSPs deserve recognition as the everyday heroes they are. Throughout this challenging year, DSPs have continued to exemplify what it means to be truly dedicated and selfless. DSPs have remained at the frontlines since the […]

Summer Lives On – Thanks to the Hartford Foundation

We are grateful for the support the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has shown for our Sunrise Northeast Opportunities virtual summer camp program. Their grant award of $26,500 has enabled us to continue providing an enriching camp-like experience to over 150 individuals with developmental disabilities from the comfort and safety of their homes. In response […]

Opening the Doors to a Brighter Future

For more than half a century, Sunrise Children’s Services (formerly known as United Cerebral Palsy of Tampa Bay, Inc.) has provided high-quality inclusive educational programming for children with and without developmental delays. Thanks to a substantial grant award of $540,065 by Hillsborough County, we recently moved into a building that was previously a Boys & […]

30th Anniversary of the ADA

The 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act grants us an opportunity to celebrate those with a disability and all the efforts that have taken place to make the United States more accessible and inclusive. It is also a chance to pause and reflect on the barriers that are still in place today and the efforts needed to further the purpose of the ADA.

Tampa Car Parade

DSPs are critical to the care and assistance of the people which Sunrise supports. DSPs promote dignity, independence, and enable decision-making. They are educators and companions who keep people safe and assist with anything a person would need.