Our goal is to improve our community by addressing the issues of education, income & health, which are the underlying causes that affect most other areas. We have a 10-year strategy to improve Tarrant County by partnering with organizations to reach milestones we call BOLD GOALS.
2015-2016 Total Revenue
FWISD students visited
UNITED WAY GO CENTERS
of FALL PREVENTION class participants felt
MENTALLY & PHYSICALLY BETTER
in Tax Refunds Generated by our VITA Program
United Way volunteers understand when we all LIVE UNITED, we are fighting to advance the education, financial stability and health of every person, in every community throughout TARRANT COUNTY.
The Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County (AAATC) works with local organizations to develop and provide services that benefit older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers. These services include benefits counseling, long-term care ombudsmen, caregiver services and nutrition programs.
2-1-1 Texas at United Way of Tarrant County has served more than 1.1 million callers over the last 5 years, connecting people with services. The most requested needs in 2015 were housing/shelter/utilities (34%), food/meals (24%), and income support and assistance (20%). Of the 190,000 calls received in 2015, 30,000 were from people 60+ or their caregivers. 2-1-1 also helps active duty and military veterans and their families by assessing the needs of people who inquire about veteran services and providing information about local programs. The top needs of veterans and their families were electric service payment assistance (19%), rent payment assistance(15%), and food pantries (9%).