Early Childhood Development & Education

United Way of Central Alabama impacts

Early Childhood Development & Education.

Ninety percent of brain development occurs during a child’s first five years of life, so we offer resources and pre-K programs ensuring children have the best chance to succeed.

Our Impact in 2023


children ages 5 and under received early education or development services


Children ages 0-5 participated in early education and care programs


Children served
through Success By 6


Children served
through Help Me Grow

Partners & Programs

Arc of Central Alabama
Arc of Shelby County
Arc of Walker County
Better Basics
Bold Goals Early Learning Acceleration Institute
Childcare Resources
Easterseals of the Birmingham Area
Easterseals of West Central Alabama

Help Me Grow
Levite Jewish Community Center
Success By 6
United Ability
YMCA of Greater Birmingham
YMCA of Central Alabama

Highlights from UWCA’s 2023 Annual Report

United Way of Central Alabama’s 100th year was one to remember.

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Congratulations to Local Childcare Centers

United Way of Central Alabama, along with Bold Goals Coalition, gathered to celebrate the hard work of local childcare programs participating in th…

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