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:
(256.582.5800) – Preventing and alleviating human suffering after disasters and helping prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies through volunteer led activities.
(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.
(256.353.0157) – Mentoring children ages 5 – 15, which allows them opportunities to develop healthy, one-on-one relationships with adult volunteers.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(256.227.8385) – Transforming the lives of young people, regardless of their socio-economic backgrounds, through music.
(256-340-5840) – Providing support to foster families, and meeting the needs of Morgan County’s abused and neglected children.
(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.
(256.883.1020 ex 1228) – Building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.
(256.340.9609) Working together to improve lives by eliminating substandard housing in Morgan County and providing interest-free mortgages to low income families.
(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.
(256) 552-0060 – Alabama’s #1 Blood Provider, supplying 100% of the blood used in Morgan County.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(256.355.1908) – Providing help and healing to children and families through forensic interviews, victim advocacy, and trauma-focused therapy.
(256.341.0301) – Aiding persons in distress through rescue missions and disaster assistance.
(256.350.8434) – Addressing the needs of high-risk, Morgan County youth while reducing the need to commit them into state custody.
(256.355.7252) – Promotes child abuse prevention through a continuum of eleven educational programs designed to protect children and strengthen families.
(256.355.4423) – Caring for children of assisted income and working families, preparing them for school in a safe, educational, and nurturing environment.
(256.350.5226) – Preparing individuals wanting to reenter society by providing faith-based services to the homeless.
(256.350.9944) – Enhancing and facilitating workforce skills through safety, health, and environmental workforce development training.
(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.
(256.353.2822) – Supplying basic human necessities, personal counseling, and physical rehabilitation of persons in need through faith-based services.
(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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