2018 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. Another program aims to educate community leaders about the impact of childhood trauma and how to respond to it. Funding for the Substance Abuse Prevention Alliance works to reduce drug, alcohol and tobacco use and abuse in adults and teens. A new program will train C.M. Russell students to identify and reach out to students who are struggling with bullying.
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
Center for Mental Health will be able to continue home outreach to struggling families.
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' Park Pals plan art and science projects and organize active play in three city parks every weekday during the summer. 
Great Falls Children’s Receiving Home provides a temporary home, food, security and compassion to abused, neglected and abandoned children of our community.
GFPS Playwrite program will help Paris Gibson students create and share a video that shares the stories of struggling students.
GFPS Summer Read 6 gives books to kids throughout the summer to prevent summer learning loss. 
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. It's community lending program helps people with bad credit histories to improve their credit scores.
St. Vincent de Paul’s food program provides nutritious food to low-income families. A new HIRE program will help homeless veterans find jobs.
Sunburst Unlimited taught kids to grow and cook with fresh fruits and vegetables grown in the community gardens.
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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