We create opportunities for people to prosper through financial stability services, coupled with early childhood and youth development programs, and health care programs that help families not only gain financial stability but also build stronger, more sustainable futures.

Services

With your support, we invest in services that connect people to possibility.
  • 211 Texas/United Way HELPLINE

    A 24/7/365 free and confidential helpline connecting one million-plus people with help, hope, and critical resources each year.

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  • Financial Stability

    Through job training, financial education and coaching, savings strategies, and support to acquire assets, United Way helps families achieve financial stability and their dreams.

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  • Early Childhood & Youth Development

    Through early childhood education, out-of-school enrichment, mentors, and other support, we help prepare the next generation to lead our families, businesses, and communities.

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  • Health Care

    Physical and behavioral health care programs help people become or remain able to fully engage in their careers, families, and lives.

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  • Everyday Basic Needs

    When families are worried about getting by, they can’t save for their goals or unexpected expenses. We’re here to help with basics like food, housing, and other critical needs.

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Other Ways We Help

Here are some of the other ways we invest and bring people and partners together to help our neighbors thrive.
  • Employed but In Need (ALICE)

    ALICE represents those who are working but struggle to afford the basic necessities of housing, food, child care, health care, and transportation.

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  • Integrated Client Journey

    Our integrated client journey allows clients to create customized pathways based on their goals and needs, and orchestrates programs to break down barriers and increase client success.

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  • Veterans and Active Duty

    Veterans, active duty military, and their families can access tailored services, case management, and a network of support through United Way.

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  • Disaster Recovery

    In times of disaster, United Way of Greater Houston is here to provide critical information and resources, to invest in immediate relief, and to lead long-term recovery efforts.

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  • Project Blueprint

    Project Blueprint prepares emerging and current leaders in our multicultural community for leadership roles on nonprofit and public sector boards and committees.

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Partners

United Way of Greater Houston’s network is as large and diverse as the community it serves. 
  • Navigators

    • AccessHealth
    • The Alliance
    • BakerRipley
    • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
    • The Council on Recovery
    • Easter Seals of Greater Houston
    • Hope Disaster Recovery
    • Humble Area Assistance Ministries
    • Memorial Assistance Ministries
    • The Montrose Center
    • Northwest Assistance Ministries
    • The Salvation Army, Greater Houston Command
    • Target Hunger
    • Volunteers of America, Texas
    • Wesley Community Center

  • Basic Needs

    • AccessHealth
    • AVDA (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse)
    • BakerRipley
    • Bay Area Turning Point, Inc.
    • The Bridge Over Troubled Waters
    • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
    • Christian Community Service Center
    • Communities in Schools of Houston
    • Community Assistance Center
    • Community Family Centers
    • Covenant House Texas
    • Cy-Hope, Inc.
    • Easter Seals of Greater Houston
    • Epiphany Community Health Outreach Services
    • Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center Of Houston
    • Family Ties, Family Resource Services
    • Fort Bend County Women’s Center, Inc.
    • Fort Bend Senior Citizens Meals on Wheels
    • Hope Disaster Recovery
    • Houston Area Women’s Center
    • Humble Area Assistance Ministries
    • Interfaith Caring Ministries
    • Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston
    • Interfaith of The Woodlands
    • Jewish Family Service
    • Katy Christian Ministries
    • The Landing
    • L.I.F.E. Houston
    • Meals on Wheels Montgomery County
    • Memorial Assistance Ministries
    • Montgomery County Women’s Center
    • The Montrose Center
    • My Brother’s Keeper Outreach Center
    • Neighbors in Action, Inc.
    • NestQuest Houston, Inc.
    • Northwest Assistance Ministries
    • Prison Entrepreneurship Program
    • The Salvation Army, Greater Houston Command
    • Santa Maria Hostel, Inc.
    • SEARCH Homeless Services
    • Second Mile Mission Center
    • Southeast Area Ministries
    • Target Hunger
    • United Against Human Trafficking
    • Volunteers of America, Texas
    • Wesley Community Center
    • West Houston Assistance Ministries
    • The Women’s Home
    • YMCA of Greater Houston

  • Financial Stability

    • The Alliance
    • Angel Reach, Inc.
    • AVANCE-Houston, Inc.
    • Avondale House
    • BakerRipley
    • The Bridge Over Troubled Waters
    • Capital Good Fund
    • CAPITAL Idea – Houston
    • Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.
    • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
    • Center for Pursuit
    • Chinese Community Center
    • Christian Community Service Center
    • Community Assistance Center
    • Covenant Community Capital
    • Covenant House Texas
    • Easter Seals of Greater Houston
    • Family Houston
    • Family Ties, Family Resource Services
    • Focusing Families
    • Fort Bend County Women’s Center, Inc.
    • Goodwill Industries of Houston
    • Houston Area Urban League
    • Houston Area Women’s Center
    • Humble Area Assistance Ministries
    • Jewish Family Service
    • Katy Christian Ministries
    • The Landing
    • Memorial Assistance Ministries
    • Montgomery County Women’s Center
    • The Montrose Center
    • My Brother’s Keeper Outreach Center
    • New Caney New Horizons, Inc.
    • Northwest Assistance Ministries
    • On the Road Lending
    • Prison Entrepreneurship Program
    • The Salvation Army, Greater Houston Command
    • Second Mile Mission Center
    • SERJobs
    • Star of Hope Mission
    • United Against Human Trafficking
    • Volunteers of America, Texas
    • Wesley Community Center
    • West Houston Assistance Ministries
    • The Women’s Home
    • The Women’s Resource of Greater Houston
    • The Workfaith Connection

  • Youth Success

    • The Alliance
    • AVANCE-Houston, Inc.
    • Avenue CDC
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star
    • Boy Scouts of America-Sam Houston Area Council
    • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc.
    • The Bridge Over Troubled Waters
    • Children’s Museum Houston
    • Chinese Community Center
    • CollegeCommunityCareer
    • Cy-Hope, Inc.
    • Easter Seals of Greater Houston
    • Fort Bend County Women’s Center, Inc.
    • Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
    • Girls Empowerment Network
    • Girls, Inc. of Greater Houston
    • Houston Area Urban League
    • HYPE Freedom School
    • Jewish Family Service
    • Katy Christian Ministries
    • Multicultural Education and Counseling Through the Arts
    • Partnership for the Advancement & Immersion of Refugees
    • The Salvation Army, Greater Houston Command

  • Health Care

    • AccessHealth
    • The Alliance
    • Avenue 360 Health and Wellness
    • Bay Area Council On Drugs & Alcohol, Inc.
    • Bread of Life
    • The Bridge Over Troubled Waters
    • Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.
    • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
    • The Children’s Assessment Center Foundation
    • Children’s Safe Harbor
    • Chinese Community Center
    • The Council on Recovery
    • Covenant House Texas
    • Easter Seals of Greater Houston
    • Family Houston
    • Fort Bend County Women’s Center, Inc.
    • Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse, Inc.
    • Hope and Healing Center & Institute
    • Houston Area Women’s Center
    • Humble Area Assistance Ministries
    • Jewish Family Service
    • Legacy Community Health Services, Inc.
    • Memorial Assistance Ministries
    • Montgomery County Women’s Center
    • The Montrose Center
    • Northwest Assistance Ministries
    • San Jose Clinic
    • Santa Maria Hostel, Inc.
    • Spring Branch Community Health Center
    • Texas Hearing Institute
    • Texas Society to Prevent Blindness
    • University Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic
    • Volunteers of America, Texas
    • Wesley Community Center
    • The Women’s Home
    • YES to YOUTH – Montgomery County Youth Services

  • Escape From Violence

    • The Alliance
    • AVDA (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse)
    • Bay Area Turning Point, Inc.
    • The Bridge Over Troubled Waters
    • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
    • Children’s Safe Harbor
    • Family Ties, Family Resource Services
    • Focusing Families
    • Fort Bend County Women’s Center, Inc.
    • Houston Area Women’s Center
    • Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston
    • Katy Christian Ministries
    • The Landing
    • Montgomery County Women’s Center
    • The Salvation Army, Greater Houston Command
    • United Against Human Trafficking

  • Strategic Opportunity Fund

    • Alliance for Community Assistance Ministries
    • The Coalition for The Homeless of Houston/Harris County
    • Greater Houston Partnership/UpSkill Houston
    • Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
    • Local Initiatives Support Corporation
    • Mental Health America of Greater Houston
    • The Network of Behavioral Health Providers

  • Bright Beginnings Partners

    United Way Bright Beginnings Child Care Centers

    • AAMA George I. Sanchez
    • Bear Boulevard
    • Blossom Heights Child Development Center
    • The Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Destiny Village Transitional Living Center
    • The Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Emergency Shelter and Childcare Center
    • Chinese Community Center Child Development Center
    • Galena Park ISD
    • Galena Park PEP Center
    • Kids World Learning Center
    • Koala Cubs
    • Lion Lane – SBISD
    • NASA Kids Too
    • Peter E. Hyland Child Care Center
    • Scribbles Academy
    • Star of Hope
    • Tiger Trails Lab School – SBISD
    • Tiny Toes Academy
    • Wildcat Way Child Care, SBISD
    • Wisdom High School YMCA

    United Way Bright Beginnings Family Home Care Centers

    • ABC Home Child Care Center
    • Angelitos Child Care
    • Betty’s Playhouse
    • Catita’s Mini Daycare
    • Fals Home Daycare
    • Gloria’s Childcare
    • Guadalupe Becerril Child Care
    • Kitty Daycare Home
    • La Casita de Muñecas
    • Little Rainbow Child Care
    • Marcia Amaya Child Care
    • Nelly’s Daycare
    • Rainbow Learning Center
    • Silvia Rojas Child Care

    Other United Way Bright Beginnings Partners

    • Brazelton Touchpoints Center
    • Collaborative for Children

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