Nonprofit Service Partners
Alliance for Youth
Alliance for Youth's Social Responsibility Training (SRT) is a school-based, early intervention program that works with seventh and eight graders at North Middle School. Alliance for Youth also administers the Juvenile Drug Court program for youth offenders. This year, United Way is also funding its Parenting Wisely program which coaches parents of troubled youth on underlying family issues that lead to problem behavior. For more information call 268-6780.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Great Falls community-based mentoring program provides youth with positive relationships through high-quality volunteer mentoring programs designed to help them become productive, self-reliant adults. For more information call 453-5521.
Boys & Girls Clubs
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Cascade County's Power Hour program provides after-school tutoring and educational programs in a safe place to learn and grow with the supervision of caring adult professionals. For more information call 761-1330.
United Way funds scholarships for low-income children to attend educational summer camps that encourage children to achieve their potential. Campfire provides after-school life skills educational activities that foster positive youth development and promote fulfillment of individual potential. For more information call 452-8543.
CASA-CAN Children's Advocate Network provides volunteer guardians in court who advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children in the Cascade County judicial system. For more information call 454-6738.
Cascade County Law Clinic
The Law Clinic recruits and provides paralegal support for volunteer attorneys, serves low-income people with family law problems. For more information call 452-6269.
The Dandelion Foundation is a new nonprofit that raises awareness and prevents child abuse. Various brochures will target different ages and audiences. For more information call 781-3603.
Since 1990, Great Falls' Eagle Mount has provided therapeutic and recreational activities for people with disabilities. United Way funds will be used to cover rental and equipment fees. For more information call 454-1449.
Early Childhood Coalition
The Early Childhood Coalition's Child Find program helps identify preschool age children who need extra help to become ready for kindergarten. For more information call 899-7466.
Low-income volunteers over the age of 60 give loving attention and care to children with special needs, enhancing self-esteem for both generations. For more information call 454-6992.
Great Falls Children's Receiving Home
A temporary home which provides food, shelter, security and compassion to the abused, neglected and/or abandoned children of our community. For more information call 727-4842.
Great Falls Senior Citizen's Center
The Senior Center provides the community a comfortable place where older persons may engage in recreational, educational, social and health-related activies. For more information call 454-6995.
Great Falls WoRC
Great Falls Work Readiness Component program identified the need to provide bus passes to help unemployed people get to job interviews and training. For more information call 791-5843.
Heisey Youth Center
The Youth Scholarships Program provides scholarships for disadvantaged youth to participate in year-round recreational activities in a neighborhood center setting. For more information call 453-1211.
Kairos Youth Services
Teenagers in crisis receive food, shelter, education and family counseling at three group home locations: Missouri River Youth Home, Evergreen Youth Home and Portage Place. For more information call 727-0076.
Meals on Wheels
Provides one complete nutritious meal five days a week to homebound senior citizens, and also provides a wellness check for isolated seniors. For more information call 454-6993.
Opportunities, Inc provides funding for emergency and long-term shelter, emergency travel, dental care, eye care and medical prescriptions to low-income citizens of Cascade County. For more information call 761-0310.
Peace Place Respite Care
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. They currently offer care Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Care is also available Friday evenings on occasion. Scholarships are available for families that can't pay the $12 fee. For more information call 453-1411.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program
The Retired Senior Volunteer Program engages older citizens in meaningful volunteer service to meet local community needs. Volunteers in turn gain a sense of belonging in the community and provide valuable service to area non-profits. For more information call 454-6994.
Rural Dynamics Inc.
Rural Dynamic's Financial Literacy Program helps students and adults increase their knowledge of money management.
Tax Help Montana helped 2,564 low-income people and seniors file returns last year, returning $2.8 million to the local economy. For more information call 761-8721.
St. Vincent de Paul
The Food Program provides nutritious food to low-income families in need. For more information call 761-0870.
Voices of Hope
Voices of Hope and the Crisis Line (453-HELP) provide 24-hour crisis intervention, rape/victim advocacy, suicide intervention, community education, and 2-1-1 information and referral services. For more information call 268-1330.
Young Parents Education Center
A school-based resource center that assists pregnant and parenting teens and young adults in overcoming barriers to complete their high school education or GED. Child care, parenting education, vocational planning and pregnancy prevention counseling are program components offered to students in Cascade County. For more information call 268-6665.
The YWCA Mercy Home offers 24-hour emergency services for battered women and their children. For more information call 452-1315.
Any nonprofit without a political or religious affliation can apply for United Way funds. A team of volunteers reviews requests in March and determines which funding based on need and proven effectiveness. Download a copy of United Way of Cascade County's FY 2012 RFP application for allocations HERE.