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Community Impact Partners

United Way’s community impact partners are agencies and programs we work with physically and financially in our 16-county service area. Their programs provide crucial front line services to more than 140,000 people each year. That's the power of our Social Network for Social Good!  

AIM Center

Mental health support, employment, education, housing, and advocacy

American Red Cross

Providing regional disaster relief services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga

Youth mentoring programs

Boehm Birth Defects Center

Services for families and children affected by spina bifida, hydrocephalus

Boy Scouts Cherokee Area Council

Character building and youth development programs

Boys & Girls Club of Chattanooga

Social development and academic support for kids

Chambliss Center for Children

Providing quality early childhood education 

Chattanooga Goodwill Industries

Employment and training services

Chattanooga's Kids on the Block (North Georgia)

Educating kids about social concerns to help them stay safe and healthy

Chattanooga Room in the Inn

Program and shelter for homeless women and children

Children's Academy for Education & Learning

Providing quality early childhood education

Communities in Schools of Catoosa County

Academic & other support services for high school students & early childhood education for parents  

Council for Alcohol & Drug Abuse (CADAS)

Providing substance abuse prevention and intervention services

Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee

Education services and case management for people and families affected by epilepsy

Family Crisis Center

Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence

Four Points

Supervised visitation services for families in North Georgia

Girl Scouts, Southern Appalachian Region

Character building and social development programs for girls

Girls Incorporated of Chattanooga

Character building and social development programs for girls

Helen Ross McNabb Center

Providing mental health and substance abuse services for children and adults

Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga

Social development programs that help the elderly

Lafayette Area Empty Stocking Fund

Help for families at Christmas time

Little Miss Mag Early Learning Center

Providing quality early childhood education

Maurice Kirby Child Care Center

Providing quality early childhood education

Northside Neighborhood House

Education and services that promote social and economic stability

Orange Grove Center

Providing support services for people with mental challenges

Partnership for Families, Children & Adults

Providing stability and emergency needs services, including credit counseling, emergency shelter, deaf and elderly care

Primary Health Care Centers

Providing critical dental health services for people in North Georgia

Pro Re Bona Day Nursery

Providing quality early childhood education

The Salvation Army

Providing emergency help for basic needs

Signal Centers

Providing education, technology and support services for children and adults with challenges

Speech & Hearing Center

Audiology and speech pathology services, and pre-school support for hearing-impaired children

Tri-State Food Pantry

Community Food Pantry serving NW Georgia and NE Alabama

Volunteer Community School

Providing quality early childhood education

Walker County 4H

Helping youth in North Georgia grow the life skills they need to thrive

YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga

Helping youth grow the life skills they need to thrive 



Associate Partners

Catholic Charities

Social services supports for families and children in East TN. 

Hospice

End-of-life care and support services. 



Funded Program List by Impact Area

Early Childhood Education 

Chambliss Center for ChildrenEarly Childhood Education program

Children’s Academy for Education & LearningEarly Childhood Education program

Communities in Schools of Catoosa CountyParents as Teachers Program

Invest in Children and YouthImagination Library-TN, NGA, Marion County

Invest in Children and YouthProject Ready for School AND Early Childhood Institute training & evaluation          

Little Miss Mag Early Learning CenterEarly Childhood Education program

Maurice Kirby Child Care CenterEarly Childhood Education program

Pro Re Bona Early Learning CenterEarly Childhood Education program

Signal CentersEarly Childhood Education program

Volunteer Community School, Inc.Early Childhood Education program

YMCA of Metropolitan ChattanoogaHenry Early Childhood Education program

Youth Education

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater ChattanoogaCommunity and Site-based One-to-One Mentoring and  Walker/Catoosa/Dade Counties: Community/ Site-based One-to-One Mentoring

Boy Scouts of America, Cherokee Area Council  - Comprehensive Youth Development and  Walker/Catoosa /Dade Counties: Comprehensive Youth Development

Boys and Girls Clubs of ChattanoogaOut of School Time Program

Chattanooga’s Kids on the BlockWalker, Catoosa & Dade Counties: Puppetry Education

Communities in Schools of Catoosa CountyWalker/Catoosa/Dade Counties: CHaSYN-Creating Healthy & Strong Youth Now and  Walker/Catoosa /Dade Counties: Graduation Coach – LFO High School

Council for Alcohol & Drug Abuse (CADAS)Neighborhood Prevention/Intervention Services

Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians Southern RegionComprehensive Youth Development and  Walker/ Catoosa/Dade Counties: Comprehensive Youth Development

Girls Incorporated of ChattanoogaOut of School Time Program

Helen Ross McNabbChild & Adolescent Services

Invest in Children and YouthYouth mentoring and program quality training

MTZ Summer Enrichment ProgramWalker, Catoosa & Dade Counties:  Literacy & Math Program

Northside Neighborhood House  - Out of School Time Program and  Red Bank Life:  School-based Graduation Resource Services

Walker County 4-HWalker, Catoosa & Dade Counties: 4-H Club-Walker County

YMCA of Metropolitan ChattanoogaEast Lake: Out of School Time Program;  Westside: Out of School time Program; and  YCAP

Y Without Walls: Walker, Catoosa & Dade CountiesOut of School Time Programs and  NGA: Summer Feeding Program 


Stability

AIM Center, Inc.Mental Health Support Services

Building Stable Lives (United Way)2-1-1Information and Referral Call Center;  Emergency Food and Shelter grant-administered by 2-1-1;  Powershare grant-administered by 2-1-1;  2-1-1 Neediest Cases; and  Building Stable Lives Neighborhood Program

Chattanooga Goodwill Industries, Inc.Employment & Training and  Furniture Bank

Chattanooga Room in the Inn, Inc. Emergency Shelter Services for Women & Children

Clinica MedicosCommunity Health Coordinator

Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee Epilepsy Services and  Southeast Veteran’s Coalition

Family Crisis Center of Walker, Dade, Catoosa, Chattooga CountiesLegal Advocacy Program

Family Promise of Greater ChattanoogaFamily Stability Program

Helen Ross McNabb CenterAdult Outpatient Services and  Highland Park & Brainerd Building Stable Lives Life Coaches

Legal Aid of East Tennessee  - Health Services Legal Assistance Services

Marion County Community Ministries Marion County: Good Neighbors Program

Northside Neighborhood HouseEmergency Assistance Program

North Georgia Health Care CenterHealth Navigator

Orange Grove Center, Inc.Adult Services and  Walker, Catoosa & Dade Counties: Adult Services

Partnership for Families, Children and AdultsConsumer Credit Counseling;  Family Violence Services;  Family Emergency Services; and  East Lake, East Chattanooga, Alton Park Building Stable Lives Life Coaches

Primary Health Care CentersOral Health Services

Salvation ArmyEmergency Assistance Program;  Interventive Assistance Program; and  Walker, Catoosa & Dade Counties: Emergency Assistance Program

Signal Centers, Inc. Adult Service

SMILES Marion County: Oral Health Services

St. Luke: the Physician Interfaith ClinicMarion County: Medical Clinic Program


Support for the Most Vulnerable

American Red Cross, Southeast Tennessee RegionDisaster Relief Services

Boehm Birth Defects CenterMedical Services

Four Points, Inc.Walker, Catoosa & Dade Counties: Supervised Visitation Program

Jewish Federation of Greater ChattanoogaSocial Development for the Elderly

LaFayette Area Empty Stocking Fund, Inc.North Georgia: Christmas Relief

Partnership for Families, Children & AdultsServices for Elderly and Disabled and  Walker, Catoosa & Dade Counties: Services for the Deaf

Nourishing Children in Catoosa CountyCatoosa County: Weekend Snack Packs

Orange Grove Center, Inc.Children’s Services

Signal Centers, Inc.Children’s Services; Technology Center; and  Adult Day Services

Speech & Hearing CenterChildren’s diagnostic and therapeutic speech and hearing services;  Adult Program diagnostic and therapeutic speech and hearing services; and  North Georgia: Diagnostic and therapeutic speech and hearing services

Tri-State Food PantryDade County: Food Pantry

YMCA of Metropolitan ChattanoogaNGA: Backpack Blessings