Impact Programs

United Way supports outcome driven programs in the areas of Education, Income, and Health, the building blocks of a good quality of life.

2017-18 Community Impact Grants

SPARC Preschool Program

Provides educational and therapeutic services for children 3 to 5. Individualized educational programs for each child to increase the child’s cognitive and communication with an emphasis on parental involvement in their child’s development.

School Success

Support students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and be successful. Engage parents in their children’s success and eliminate barriers to student achievement, specifically the barriers of poverty and homelessness.

Parenting for School Readiness

Provide parents with the skills and confidence to help them prepare their child for kindergarten through evidence based parenting education. Developmentally appropriate activities and link with preschool/Headstart services.

Concrete Summer Learning Adventure

Decrease students’ summer learning loss and food insecurities through enriching hands-on learning opportunities.

Early Learning Coordinator

Equipping for Success

Customize individualized service for clients to address the multifaceted issues that impact them to prevent client relapse.

Housing and Homelessness

Housing services for vulnerable individuals and families to reduce the prevalence and duration of homelessness, as well as the likelihood of repeat homelessness.

Vocational Program

Increase employability amongst at risk and homeless youth through job shadowing and mentoring with local business people.

Empowerment Through Employment

Assisting clients with disabilities/other barriers to employment to find rewarding careers and promoting better mental, physical, and financial stability.

Independent Living & Self-Sufficiency Skills Training

Increase employability, reduce poverty, and dependence on public resources for economically and socially disadvantaged at-risk youth in Skagit County.

Financial Empowerment Mentoring

Ideas for Healthy Living

Bilingual workshops on food education, financial literacy, and self-sufficiency for families with children.

Safe, Healthy and Resilient Families Community Program

Crisis intervention, safe planning, parenting support, adult and youth support groups and extensive prevention programming for youth and adults.

Intensive Case Management for Youth at Oasis Teen Shelter

Create case management to homeless teens by providing customized independent service plans that consist of food, shelter, clothing, finding employment, and assisting in fighting drug and alcohol.

Community-Based Residential Treatment

Increase social and emotional skills in youth, and increase supportive relationships with adults by placement in residential treatment.

Foster Care Resources

Provides safe, therapeutic homes to children removed from their homes by the state because of abuse and/or neglect.

Youth Restorative Justice

Education and mediation support to youth offenders with retributive, rehabilitative and preventative qualities. This program builds empathy by hearing first hand testimonials from their victims when possible.

Family Support Service Program

Decrease child abuse in Skagit County by increasing the number of strong and healthy families by providing case management tailored to the individual needs and challenges of each family.

Transitional Living Program

Builds safe and healthy development of runaway and homeless young people as they transition into self-sufficient adulthood. This includes providing wrap-around services that are inclusive of mental health and chemical dependency treatment needs, life skill development, renter education, and parenting skills.

Wise Kids

Develop lifelong habits of physical activity and healthy eating habits for the youth in a safe and caring environment.

Basic Needs

Food Distribution Center Make sure that everyone has access to enough healthy, nutritious food to thrive in school, work, and at home.
Meals on Wheels Provides meal services to older adults, age 60 and older, residing in Skagit County, supporting the independence of seniors through the provision of nutritious meals.
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Disaster Services
Basic Medical
Child Care Aware

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