Our Work - United Way of Central Alabama

Our Work

Changing Lives in Central Alabama

Everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life — a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement and good health. Together, we can make an impact on our neighbors’ lives. United Way of Central Alabama focuses on impacting four key areas: health, education, financial stability and access to services.

33,000

people had their basic needs met

7,688

respite hours provided to caregivers

29,585

students grades K-3 received literacy support

Student Success

To become successful adults who can contribute to their communities, children need a firm foundation. We help them get that at an early age.

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Financial Stability

By helping individuals and families get on the road to financial stability, we are making our community stronger today and tomorrow.

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Housing Services

Helping first-time homebuyers, renters and owners who need help managing finances at every turn to reach their housing goals.

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Crisis Response

During a crisis, we provide immediate help with finding food, disaster recovery, shelter and other relief services.

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Veteran Services

Connect to services through Priority Veteran that helps veterans find housing and remain financially stable.

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Senior & Disability Services

Supported seniors are part of a strong community. United Way is proud to provide services and support for seniors in Jefferson County.

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