Partner Agencies

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United Way Focus Areas

Education, Income, & Health

United Way of Morgan County works in partnership with agencies, organizations, local business and government to advance the common good of people by focusing on 3 areas: Education, Income, and Health. We see these as important to the citizens of Morgan County: A quality education leads to a stable job, which generates income to support a family, and helps to promote health and well-being. Partner Agencies of the United Way of Morgan County provide vital community services in one or more of these focus areas:

  • Education – ensuring people have opportunities thru educational initiatives, training, and mentoring to learn, develop and acquire skills in order to succeed in life
  • Income – ensuring people have services, tools and support where they can more towards independence and live productive and economically stable lives
  • Health – ensuring people have access to services, resources and support for their health, well-being, and quality of life

For more information, click the links to learn more about our partner agencies:

American Red Cross North Alabama Chapter (256.582.5800) – Preventing and alleviating human suffering after disasters and helping prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies through volunteer led activities.

The Arc of Morgan County (256.355.6192) – Advocating and empowering families and/or individuals with cognitive, physical and/or developmental delays.  The Arc provides after school services, a summer recreation program for school age children, and a daycare program for all children.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Morgan County (256.353.0157) – Mentoring children ages 5 – 15, which allows them opportunities to develop  healthy, one-on-one relationships with adult volunteers.

Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Alabama (256.340.3466) – Enabling all young people, especially those who need it the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens.

Boy Scouts of America, Morgan County (256.883.7071) – Providing services for youth development and character building to tens of thousands of youth and adults in 22 counties of North Alabama.

Centers for the Developmentally Disabled – CDD, North Central Alabama (256.350.1458) – Providing early intervention, employment assistance, day habilitation and residential services for persons with intellectual, physical, and/or developmental disabilities in Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, and Morgan Counties.

Community Free Clinic of Decatur-Morgan County (256.309.2491) – Utilizing community volunteers to provide free, quality health care, dental care, and prescription medication to low income, medically uninsured adult residents of Decatur and Morgan County.

Crisis Services of North Alabama (256.716.1000) – Providing a 24 hour suicide prevention helpline, domestic and sexual violence victim services, and a 2-1-1 referral line serving Jackson, Limestone, Madison, and Morgan Counties.

Decatur Morgan Senior Center (256.355.7275) – Providing hot, home cooked meals (for purchase) and a variety of organized activities for seniors ages 60 and above.

Decatur Youth Symphony (256.227.8385) – Transforming the lives of young people, regardless of their socio-economic backgrounds, through music.

Families and Children Experiencing Separation – FACES (256-340-5840) – Providing support to foster families, and meeting the needs of Morgan County’s abused and neglected children.

Foster Grandparents/Senior Companions (256.355.7843) – Supplementing the limited income of persons 60 and older by training/placing them in direct one-on-one service with children with disabilities or frail, homebound seniors.

Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama (256.883.1020 ex 1228) – Building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

Habitat for Humanity of Morgan County (256.340.9609) Working together to improve lives by eliminating substandard housing in Morgan County and providing interest-free mortgages to low income families.

Hospice of the Valley (256.350.5585) – Providing nonprofit, end-of-life care that meets the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of patients and families in Morgan and Lawrence Counties.

LifeSouth Community Blood Center (256) 552-0060 – Alabama’s #1 Blood Provider, supplying 100% of the blood used in Morgan County.

Meals on Wheels & More (256.351.6850) – Delivering nutritious meals each weekday to the doors of vulnerable and homebound adults. Meals are prepared at our licensed kitchen facility and are distributed by staff as well as by volunteers.  We check on the recipient’s well-being and share other community resources that may be available to them.

Mental Health Association in Morgan County (256.353.1160) – Providing Alzheimer’s services, a substance abuse prevention coalition, rape response advocacy, programs for the seriously mentally ill, support groups, and summer camp for children with ADHD.

Mental Health Center of North Central Alabama (256.355.6091) – Providing outpatient counseling and psychiatric care for persons with serious emotional and/or behavioral problems and group home services for persons with mental illness.

Morgan County Child Advocacy Center (256.355.1908) – Providing help and healing to children and families through forensic interviews, victim advocacy, and trauma-focused therapy.

Morgan County Rescue Squad (256.341.0301) – Aiding persons in distress through rescue missions and disaster assistance.

Morgan County System of Services – Hands Home (256.350.8434) – Addressing the needs of high-risk, Morgan County youth while reducing the need to commit them into state custody.

Parents and Children Together – PACT (256.355.7252) – Promotes child abuse prevention through a continuum of eleven educational programs designed to protect children and strengthen families.

Sterrs Day Care Center (256.355.4423) – Caring for children of assisted income and working families, preparing them for school in a safe, educational, and nurturing environment.

Tennessee Valley Outreach (256.350.5226) – Preparing individuals wanting to reenter society by providing faith-based services to the homeless.

Tennessee Valley Training Center – TVTC (256.350.9944) – Enhancing and facilitating workforce skills through safety, health, and environmental workforce development training.

Terrell Industries (256.773.1922) – Providing a sheltered workshop for persons with developmental disabilities who have developed beyond daycare work activities but are not sufficiently prepared for the competitive labor market.

Salvation Army (256.353.2822) – Supplying basic human necessities, personal counseling, and physical rehabilitation of persons in need through faith-based services.

Volunteer Center of Morgan County (256.355.8628) – Promoting volunteerism by recruiting, interviewing, and referring volunteers to qualified agencies; maintaining a database of available volunteers, agency needs, and community services; and managing community service projects.

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