In today’s complex world, there is no one way or right way to tackle the challenges we face. Instead, it takes all of us working collectively – in all kinds of different ways – to get the job done. Through communication, research and planning, community engagement, investments in programs and community initiatives and public awareness and educational activities, we are creating real and measurable changes in health, education, and financial stability throughout Seneca County.
At the United Way of Seneca County, we know that when everyone can meet their basic needs, we all have the opportunity to thrive. We know that everyone in Seneca County has the potential to be part of the solution. We know that change doesn’t happen alone and to live better, we must Live United.
We work with programs and community initiatives that support quality health care, access to nutritious foods, mental health services, emergency shelter and more.
- Children, adults, and families are physically, emotionally, and mentally healthy
- Individuals improve/maintain their ability to live independently
- Individuals improve their health by reducing unhealthy, risky behaviors
- Everyone has access to health and human services
We work with programs and community initiatives that support early intervention, quality childcare, reading, community education, adult learning and literacy.
- Children enter school ready to succeed
- Children attend school regularly, arriving with all they need to be prepared for the day
- Students improve/maintain performance and achieve academic success
- Students graduate high school prepared for post-secondary education or career readiness
We work with programs and community initiatives that help individuals and families find their path to financial stability and independence as well as those that offer emergency assistance, child care support and housing stabilization.
- Community-wide understanding of poverty and ALICE within Seneca County
- Individuals develop skills to increase financial stability
- Individuals and families meet their basic needs and improve self-sufficiency