2016 Nonprofit Partners

United Way of Cascade County currently funds the following services:

Adult Drug Court supports people charged with drug related crimes get treatment, ongoing counseling and jobs.
Alliance for Youth's Parenting Wisely program coaches parents on underlying family issues that leads to problem behavior with the goal of reducing child abuse and family conflict. A new program aims to educate community leaders about the impact of childhood trauma and how to respond to it.
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Great Falls provides students with high-quality mentors, building positive relationships that help the youth become productive, self-reliant adults.
Boys and Girls Club of Cascade County offers after-school tutoring and educational programs in a safe place to learn and grow with the supervision of caring, adult professionals.
Cascade County Law Clinic recruits volunteer attorneys and provides paralegal services for low-income residents with family law problems and offers court orientation and guidance.
CASA-CAN volunteers act as court guardians in youth in need of care cases.
Eagle Mount provides therapeutic and recreational activities for people with disabilities. United Way funds will be used to cover rental and equipment fees.
Family Connections will provide age-appropriate curriculum and training to area daycare providers and educate families on the skills kids need to be successful once they start school.
Family Promise of Great Falls is a partnership of several Great Falls churches that provides homeless families with three daily meals, a warm, safe place to sleep and help finding permanent housing and employment.
Foster Grandparents places low-income seniors in classrooms where they give loving attention to children, enhancing self-esteem for both generations.
Get Fit Great Falls will engage kids in healthy play through its summer park program. Every day kids can enjoy art and science projects and active play in five city parks.
Great Falls Children’s Receiving Home provides a temporary home, food, security and compassion to abused, neglected and abandoned children of our community.
Great Falls Senior Center is a comfortable place where older people engage in recreational, educational and social activities. United Way money helps provide healthy meals and exercise opportunities.
Habitat for Humanity builds homes for families who can't qualify for traditional loans. Families volunteer in the community and help construct their homes.
Juvenile Drug Court gives kids charged with drug-related crimes the counseling, support and structure they need to end their drug use, complete their education and get work.
Kairos Youth Services gives teenagers in crisis food, shelter, education and counseling at three homes.
Meals on Wheels provides a nutritious meal five days a week to homebound senior citizens and the disabled, enabling seniors to stay in their homes longer and checking the wellness of isolated seniors.
NeighborWorks Great Falls provides matching money for future homeowners who are saving for a down payment. The savings program provides up to $4,000 when a homeowner saves $1,000.
Opportunities Inc. offers funding for emergency and long-term shelter, emergency travel, dental care, eye care and medical prescriptions to low-income citizens of Cascade County. It's Stress Solutions program provides individual plans to help people in crisis find self-suficiency. The Males Matter parenting support group targets dads.
Peace Place Respite Care is a new nonprofit that provides parents a safe place with experienced caregivers to take their physically and developmentally disabled children.
Rural Dynamics’ financial literacy program helps high school students and adults who are struggling financially become good money managers. Tax Help Montana helped 2,564 low-income people and seniors file returns last year, returning $2.8 million to the local economy. The nonprofit’s Credit Builder program offers the people money management tips and counseling. And it's Credit Builder program provides one-on-one coaching to low- and moderate-income people to address their financial issues over a year.
St. Vincent de Paul’s food program provides nutritious food to low-income families. A new HIRE program will help homeless veterans find jobs.
Victim Witness Assistance Services supports crime victims and their families both immediately after the crime occurs and as their case makes its way through the judicial system.
Voices of Hope operates a 24-hour crisis line at 453-HELP, provides rape/victim advocacy and suicide intervention and operates a 2-1-1 information center to refer callers to available services.
Young Parents Education Center assists pregnant and parenting teens to complete their high school education. Child care, parenting education, vocational planning and pregnancy prevention are offered.
YWCA Mercy Home is a safe place for abused women and children, offering emergency services 24-hours a day.

 

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