Funded Programs

Health | Education | Income | United Way Initiatives 

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dubuque

1299 Locust St., Dubuque, IA 52001 | Office 563.582.4122 | Program Center | 563.585.0599 |

The Meal/Healthy Habits program at the Boys & Girls Club addresses and provides a solution to food insecurity, nutritional education, healthy activity, and a focus on the overall whole body wellness and wellbeing of children in the Dubuque community, specifically those children that need it most.

Funded Program: Meal/Healthy Habits Program


Catholic Charities

1229 Mt. Loretta, Dubuque, IA 52003 | 563.588.0558 | Toll-Free 800.772.2758 |

Catholic Charities provides access to affordable and professional Brain Health Counseling services for individuals, couples, children and families who are having difficulty coping with daily struggles. The services are available to anyone in need, regardless of faith, background, or inability to pay. No one is ever turned away for inability to pay.

Funded Program: Brain Health Counseling



2811 Jackson St., Dubuque, IA 52001 563-557-2900 

Convivium’s Good & Cheap Cooking Class provides the knowledge and skills of how to eat healthy on a budget to adults and families who are struggling with food access.

Funded Program: Good and Cheap Cooking Class


Crescent Community Health Center

1690 Elm St., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.690.2850 |

The Pacific Islander Health Project at Crescent connects Marshall Islanders, Pohnpeians, and other Pacific Islanders living in the tri-state area with vitally needed, high-quality health services by establishing trust, overcoming cultural and language barriers, connecting to financial resources, addressing other obstacles so that individuals can achieve optimal health and wellness goals.

Funded Program: Dubuque Pacific Islander Health Project



2728 Asbury Rd #330, Dubuque, IA 52001 563-451-4999

The DuRide income support program provides free and discounted rides for people age 65 and older in Dubuque, East Dubuque, and Asbury or income insecure members for medical appointments and other destinations.

Funded Program: Income Support for Financially Insecure DuRide Members


Friends of Iowa CASA & FCRB

321 E 12th St., 4th Floor Lucas Building, Des Moines, IA 50319 | 563.599.0660 |

The programs and activities of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program engage community volunteers, as officers of the court, to monitor, report on and advocate for the best interests of thousands of children in Iowa who are currently under the juvenile court's jurisdiction due to abuse and neglect.

Funded Program: CASA Program Expansion and FCRB Facilitation


Mindful Minutes for Schools

416 Raymond Pl., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.542.1168 |

Mindful Minutes for Schools, in partnership with Challenge to Change Kids Yoga and the Dubuque Community School District are committed to providing opportunities to foster physical and emotional health for high school students through the practices of yoga and mindfulness.

Funded Program: Yoga in the Schools - High School Project


Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging

2728 Asbury Rd, Fountain Park Spring Bldg. #430, Dubuque, IA 52001

The Special Assistance for Emergency and Basic Needs program funds one-time services, materials, and expenses for financially challenged seniors and persons with disabilities.

Funded Program: Special Assistance for Emergency and Basic Needs


Regional Transit Authority

7600 Commerce Park, Dubuque, IA 52002 | 563.690.5761 |

Rides for Wellness creates an opportunity for community collaboration, by not allowing transportation to be an ongoing barrier for individuals and families who cannot afford the normal fare for rides to their wellness activities, by providing a no cost ride voucher.

Funded Program: Rides to Wellness


Riverview Center

1789 Elm St., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.557.0310 | 11358 Industrial Park Drive Suite 2, Galena 61036 | 815.777.8155 |

Through the generosity of the United Way of the Dubuque Area Tri-States, Riverview Center now has a sexual assault therapist providing free therapy services for Allamakee, Clayton and Fayette Counties, using research-based modalities studied specifically for their effectiveness for sexual abuse survivors to address the root causes of a multitude of negative outcomes from this traumatic crime, including help with negative coping behaviors to support their long-term health, wellness, & safety.

Funded Program: Therapy Services


Area Substance Abuse Council

799 Main St. #110, Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.582.3784 |

Identifies and provides services to the high-risk youth population who are using, or at risk of using alcohol and other drugs; and/or impacted by their parent's, sibling's and/or friend's substance use.

Funded Program: High-Risk Youth Services




Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque

700 Locust St., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.588.2700 |

Dubuque Restorative Strategies is a cost-effective voluntary diversion option for youth who commit a crime at school or in the community.

Funded Program: Restorative Justice Program


Dubuque Area Labor-Management Council

350 W 6th St. #236, Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.582.8804 |

The Tech WORKS program is a high school program for students interested in building a foundation in a career in advanced manufacturing, construction, auto/diesel mechanics or engineering.

Funded Program: Tech WORKS Program


Dubuque Dream Center

1600 White St., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.845.7591 |

Dubuque Dream Center “In Your Life Mentoring” -- connecting caring adults to impact academic outcomes and character development of at-risk and underserved youth.

Funded Program: School Connector/Mentor


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

21700 Girl Scout Rd., Epworth, IA 52045 | 563.823-9940 |

Girl Scouts is an enriching all-girl, girl-led program that aids in academic achievement and social-emotional development by engaging girls in challenging and experiential activities, projects, and events all focused on building leadership and character.

Funded Program: Leadership and Character Building


Helping Services for Youth & Families

805 E Main St., Decorah, IA 52101 | 563.387.1720 |

Youth Mentoring at Helping Services connects a youth living in Delaware County with a responsible adult to form a healthy friendship, helping youth aspire to achieve their fullest potential.

Funded Program: Youth Mentoring


Iowa Jobs for America's Graduates

1111 9th St., Des Moines, IA 50314 | 515.216.3140 |

Iowa Jobs for America’s Graduates (iJAG) provides daily mentoring to Dubuque youth to support academic success and the build workforce skills in demand in the local labor market.

Funded Program: Creating Inclusive Career Pathways


Marita Theisen Childcare Center

1584 White St., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.587-8830 |

The Marita Theisen Childcare Center will provide critical early care and education to local children, access to affordable and licensed childcare to families, and good-paying jobs to community members.

Funded Program: Sustaining a Caring Childcare Workforce


St. Mark Youth Enrichment

1201 Locust St., Dubuque, IA  52001 | 563.582.6211 |

United Way partners with St. Mark to address students’ growing social-emotional needs and contribute to the prevention of brain health issues that are critical for resiliency and academic success.

Funded Program: Social Emotional Programming


The Workshop

706 S W St., Galena, IL 61036 | 815.777.2211 |

The Workshop in Galena, Illinois provides adults with disabilities with paid work, social opportunities, enhancement of daily living skills, adaptive behavior, and capacity for independent living.

Funded Program: Comprehensive Vocational/Educational Training Program



Almost Home

1276 White St., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.495.1052 |

We provide free, safe emergency shelter for a homeless father and his children while supporting and strengthening the family unit; thus, enabling them to move forward toward gaining and retaining their own accommodation.

Funded Program: Sheltering Homeless Men with Children


American Red Cross

2400 Asbury Rd., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.583.6451 |

The American Red Cross stands ready day and night, every day of the year, to help people affected by a home fire or other verified disaster emergency by providing community-wide support in the event of tornado or flood, and individual support for temporary shelter, food, and recovery assistance in the immediate aftermath of disaster.

Funded Program: Disaster Services


Community Solutions of Eastern Iowa

7600 Commerce Park, Dubuque, IA  52002 | 563.556.4166 |

CSEI provides household planning and stabilization services, coordinates inter-agency efforts to offer food and housing assistance, and manages supportive housing programs to ensure members of our community have a home – the foundation upon which members of our community are able to achieve and maintain their most fundamental needs.

Funded Program: Solid Foundation: Addressing Homelessness & Housing INstability in Dubuque and Delaware Counties


Dubuque Area Labor Harvest

423 W Locust St., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.583.3933 |

Through volunteer efforts DALH provides food security to the elderly, disabled, unemployed, and underemployed citizens of the Dubuque Area.

Funded Program: Food Giveaways & Hot Breakfasts


Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA

35 N Booth St., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.556.3371 |

Crisis Service programs which include Emergency and Extended Stay services to provide further support to our mission of empowering women and their families to live safely in our community.

Funded Program: Crisis Services


Dubuque Visiting Nurses Association

660 Iowa St., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.556.6200 |

The VNA’s Representative Payee Program provides individuals enrolled in Social Security Disability with a payee coordinator to oversee financial oversight of their funds which ensures individuals have access to basic necessities, and provide enhanced community support to improve their quality of life.

Funded Program: Representative Payee Program


Fountain of Youth Program

220 W 7th St., Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.587.8316 |

The Fountain of Youth strives to change the mindsets that contribute to generational poverty through the Partners in Change program, which assists participants in developing success plans related to education, financial literacy, knowledge of self and others, health and wellness, citizenship, basic life skills or career success.

Funded Program: Partners In Change


Friends of the Family

799 Main St., Dubuque, IA 53001 | 319.234.0232 |

Friends of the Family provides safe shelter and rapid rehousing services to victims of violent crime, including victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other violent crime.

Funded Program: Housing Stability


Hawkeye Area Community Action Program Inc.

1515 Hawkeye Dr., Hiawatha, IA 52233 | 319.393.7811 |

HACAP’s Regional Housing program addresses the need for homeless households in the community to obtain and maintain permanent housing by collaborating with community social service providers, local landlords, and other local partners.

Funded Program: HACAP Regional Housing


Iowa Legal Aid

799 Main St. #280, Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.588.4653 |

Iowa Legal Aid utilizes free legal services to promote financial independence and stable families by ensuring low-income people have stable income, safe and sustainable housing and the ability to gain complete autonomy from an abusive domestic partner.

Funded Program: Financial Stability Program


Opening Doors

2100 Asbury Rd Suite 8, Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.582.7480 |

Opening Doors offers hospitality and opportunity to women, alone or with children, who need emergency/transitional or permanent supportive housing and related support services

Funded Program: Teresa Shelter


Presentation Lantern Center

900 Jackson St. No LL5-1, Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.557-7134 | 

At the Presentation Lantern Center, immigrants are welcomed with one-on-one tutoring that build friendship and community resilience, improve English language skills, enable citizenship, and improve immigrant lives through increased education, life skills, financial literacy and career resources.

Funded Program: Education for Adult Immigrants


The Salvation Army

1099 Iowa St., Dubuque, IA 52001| 563.556.1573 |

The Salvation Army Emergency Food Pantry addresses food insecurity by providing nutritious and filling meals to families and individuals.

Funded Program: Emergency Food Pantry


United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States Initiatives

215 W. 6th St, Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.588.1415 |

2-1-1 provides a 24/7 multilingual hotline for referrals and resources within Delaware, Dubuque, and Jackson counties. Referrals are done by trained and certified Information and Referral Specialists.

Sprout Into Reading is run by Women United, an affinity group of United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States. They target low-income youth ages birth to five and focus on the direct distribution of books to these children through strategic partnerships.

Funded Initiatives: 2-1-1 Information & Referral, Sprout Into Reading & VolunteerDBQ