Every citizen deserves to feel financially stable. United Way's funding priorities include:
- Programs that provide for basic needs, including physical and / or financial security.
- Programs that help individuals / families navigate human and legal services to secure basic needs and address financial crises.
- Programs to help individuals / families improve money management skills to secure and maintain financial stability.
United Way funds the following income stability programs
Provides an enriching & rewarding experience that transforms the desire to help improve communities & people’s lives.
Offers basic humanitarian response following small & large-scale disaster emergencies with the primary goal of providing immediate relief to victims of disaster.
Provides food through the food pantry on an emergency basis to clients who find themselves food insecure.
Empowers people with the information and tools they need to make smart decisions about purchasing their prescription medication will lead to stronger and healthier communities.
Foster Grandparent Program:
Provides the opportunity for limited-income seniors to work as one-on-one mentors to children with special needs in elementary schools, early education centers, & summer learning programs.
Helps move individuals & families who are homeless towards stable housing & maximum self-sufficiency while providing supportive services.
Provides mentoring & support to individuals being released from jails & prisons to assist them in positive re-entry into family & community life through achievement of self-sufficiency & reduction of recidivism.
Provides a transitional housing program for woman and children that assists woman in setting up & accomplishing individualized goals.
Provides a nutritionally balanced lunch or evening meal & also teaches members how to prepare a nutritional snack.
Mental Health Counseling:
Provides professional counseling for individuals, couples, children and families experiencing various social, emotional, and interpersonal struggles.
Provides service to the community with a variety of projects including food drives and playground cleanups.
Provide support & assistance to the U.S. Armed Forces & their families with 24-hour access to timely & reliable emergency communications, case management services and access to emergency financial assistance.
Serves individuals with disabilities by providing them with stimulating activities to keep them mentally & physically active as they transition out of traditional vocational programs.
Provides woman & children with an emergency shelter and extended stay program focusing on immediate needs and individualized goal plans.
Provides the specific type of security & restoration services victims need when they are in danger.