United We Stand of N.Y., LTD. (UWS), originally founded in 1990, is a community-based parent support program to serve culturally diverse families who have children with disabilities in the Brooklyn, New York. In 2005 UWS established its first Satellite as a way to enhance is delivery of service. UWS now has satellite offices in Red Hook, Sunset Park, Canarsie in Brooklyn and in the Morisania section of the Bronx. UWS is directed and staffed by parents who have a child with disability and by an individual with a disability, all residence of Brooklyn as well as in the South Bronx communities. UWS provides information and support to underserved families whose disability-related needs are complicated by poverty and cultural or linguistic diversity.
Starting POINTS for UWS Parents is an online community for families of children with disabilities Providing Opportunities for Information Networking, Training and Support as they learn, share and connect about the educational and developmental needs of their children. UWS is directed and staffed by parents who have a child and or children with a disability and/or is an individual with a disability.