Healthy People Strong Communities

The focus of healthy people, strong communities is to engage and mobilize residents to take collective action to improve access to and increase the availability of resources needed to revitalize and strengthen neighborhoods.

United Way invests in programs that help create neighborhoods that are vibrant, where residents can experience a sense of safety and well-being.

We are interested in assisting residents to identify community strengths and leverage resident knowledge, skills and experience to help neighborhoods become stronger.

United Way provides support for programs and services in these areas

  • Community mental health services
  • Independent living
  • Women and families leaving abusive relationships

Priority populations supported by United Way

  • Seniors
  • Individuals with disabilities and their families
  • Children
  • Aboriginal people
  • New immigrants