United Way of McPherson County
P.O. Box 55, McPherson, KS 67460
United Way of McPherson is dedicated to supporting programs addressing
HEALTH, EDUCATION and INCOME.
We accomplish our goals by partnering with human service agencies that are addressing four PRIORITY AREAS in our community.
Assuring access to basic needs including housing, food, clothing, healthcare, affordable transportation and safety/security
Helping people live healthy, functional lives through emergency assistance, support and counseling
Assuring all children develop physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially in a safe, nurturing environment
Empowering citizens with information and access to resources to become self-reliant
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Providing a program of sports training, education and athletic competition to individuals with intellectual disabilities regardless of their abilities.
Providing support services and assistive technology programs to ensure persons with disabilities have access to equipment and services allowing for increased or maintained levels of independence.
Providing senior center service programs associated with eight county locations to help seniors strengthen their capability to remain in their own homes and respective communities while maintaining dignity and self-determination.
Providing the "Brush Up Mac" program designed to help low- to moderate-income homeowners maintain their properties. Targeted population includes elderly, disabled or single-parent residents.
Providing the "Emergency Crisis Financial Assistance" program to assist individuals with rent, utilities, medical expenses and lodging.
Providing the "Meals on Wheels" program which meets the nutritional needs of the elderly and infirm by providing daily, hot meals delivered to their homes.
Providing an advocacy program to assist abused and neglected children within the court system with the belief every child is entitled to a safe and permanent home.
Heart to Heart Child Advocacy Center
Providing an advocacy program to children who have suffered form an abusive event; includes professional forensic interviews, advocacy services, individual case review by a multidisciplinary team and additional resources for mental and physical health issues.
Providing the "Circles Initiative" program focused on providing life strategies to help low-income individuals and families rise above and beyond poverty.
Providing a program to assist victims of sexual assault and domestic violence with advocacy services, shelter, 24-hour crisis line, safety planning, relocation, follow-up services, community education, law enforcement consultation and job searches.
Providing a Kindergarten readiness program that helps children develop basic learning and character development skills.
Providing a "Literacy Through the Day" program to educate McPherson County child care providers about the importance and impact of literacy and pre-literacy development in children from birth to age five.
Providing the "Learn to Swim" program to second graders to teach basic swimming and water safety skills; providing the "Y-Kids" program to provide quality child care in a safe environment; providing the "Activate" program targeting middle school students to promote volunteerism and develop community leaders.