The Unification of Disabled Latin Americans, U.D.L.A is a non-profit organization. Founded in 1974 by and for physically challenged individuals. The main goal of U.D.L.A is to dedicate and commit to improving the quality of life for those individuals with disabilities. Creating a safe place and being a platform for those to gain their self-esteem to be productive members of society. In keeping with our mission, all of our U.D.L.A staff are disabled people of all types.
For the last 48 years U.D.L.A has been instrumental in providing quality services to approximately 30.000 individuals annually. We provide services for disabled individuals of all types and non-disabled individuals of LA County, including children, youth and senior citizens. Also, one of our main purposes is to unite all of the ethnic groups in our communities; So they may work together as good neighbors throughout many community events beneficial to all Los Angeles County residents.
Yearly, the U.D.L.A. reaches out and offers forms of assistance to thousands of disabled individuals and their families, many which are from low income homes and have not been receiving the benefits of social services in the United States of America.