The primary purpose of U.V.A.H. is to help people with disabilities meet their full potential as individuals and productive citizens in our community. U.V.A.H. provides a wide range of services, a supportive environment, and educates and involves the community in an effort to integrate people with disabilities into community life. U.V.A.H. is affiliated with the Ukiah Unified School District Adult School
U.V.A.H. has three programs to achieve these objectives.
1. The Rural Adult Program (R.A.P.)
is a day training service for people with developmental disabilities. RAP provides training and support in self-care, communication, community awareness, recreation/leisure activities, and vocational development to help people maximize their independence.
2. Mayacama Industries is an employment and vocational training program serving people with any type of disability. Mayacama Industries provides work training and employment for people to improve their work skills, habits and earnings community-based employment. Mayacama Employment Service assists individuals to achieve economic self-sufficiency and vocational independence through its job placement and support services.
3. L.I.F.E. Services (Learning Independence from Experience) is a service designed to serve adults with developmental or other disabilities and 18-22 year old students with and I.E.P. in their last year of school who want to be fully included in work and community life.
We are co-sponsored by the Ukiah Unified School District and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Mayacama Employment Service is a Mendocino Works partner. Referrals are accepted from individuals and private or public agencies.