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Financial Stability

United Way empowers people to get on stable financial ground with proven methods like job training, financial wellness classes and more. The result is thriving communities where everyone has more opportunity to succeed.

GOAL:

Increase the number of financially stable families in Cowlitz & Wahkiakum counties

Strategies:

  1. Connect Individuals and famlies to coordinated support services that reduce barriers to achieving financial stability

  2. Increase individuals returning to the work force and/or school

  3. Support financial literacy

  4. Decrease barriers to legal services

 

 

Here are some 2017-2018 Campaign Results:

  • 14 INDIVIDUALS OBTAINED CLEAN AND SOBER HOUSING, BY UNITED WAY PROVIDING INITIAL MOVE IN COSTS FOR OXFORD HOUSE, CHAPTER 9
  • FUNDING HELPED BEEN THERE DONE THAT  ACHIEVE OUTREACH TO 17 INDIVIDUALS RECENTLY RELEASED FROM PRISON. 6 INDIVIDUALS ENROLLED INTO SCHOOL OR A TRAINING PROGRAM, 9 INDIVIDUALS FOUND EMPLOYMENT UPON RELEASE AND 2 INDIVIDUALS WERE ABLE TO GET BACK ON SSI
  • PROVIDED A TRAINING, PARTNERED WITH RED CANOE AND COUNTRY FINANCIAL TO PARTNER AGENCIES REGARDING FINANCIAL FOUNDATIONS
  • EMERGENCY SUPPORT SHELTER WAS ABLE TO LEVERAGE 100% OF THEIR FUNDS RECEIEVED BY UNITED WAY