United Way of Greater Plymouth County's Partner Agencies/Funded Initiatives

United Way of Greater Plymouth County focuses on the vital and interconnected needs of:
Education – Helping our children through early learning opportunities to be ready for school, helping our youth to be successful in school and safe through after school initiatives and mentoring in order to ensure their graduation from high school and success in higher education and gainful employment.
Health – Promoting the physical health and healthy living of our neighbors through access to health care services and preventative health education as well as treatment interventions to reduce child abuse, mental illness, substance addictions and domestic violence.
Financial Stability - Providing for the basic needs of food, shelter and clothing for our families and our most vulnerable neighbors as well as affording pathways for them to sustainable employment and decent, affordable housing.

LIVE UNITED Poverty Focused Areas of Intervention:
•    Feeding Our Families 
•    Housing & Homelessness 
•    Access to Affordable Health Services 
•    Support for Children & Youth
•    Support for Job Training & Placement 


United Way Funded Initiatives
2022 - 2023

47 funded initiatives at 26 agencies

American Credit Counseling Service Inc.

Free One on One Counseling Job Focused (financial literacy)
Free One on One Counseling Housing Focused (financial literacy)

Associates for Human Services

Therapeutic & Sensory Activities


Brown Bag Program at Dorn Davies Senior Center
• Helpline
Whitman Counseling Center

Boys & Girls Club of Metro South

Supporting Academic Success During and After School
Urban Farming to Combat Food Insecurity for Children and Families

Brockton Day Nursery

Lend a Hand
Early Education Scholarship Fund

Brockton Interfaith Community

Mutual Aid Brockton Food Distribution

Greater Brockton Cooperative Cultivators

Brockton Visiting Nurse Association

Provision of Home Health Care for Underinsured/Uninsured Elders

Catholic Charities South

Brockton Food Pantry & Basic Needs Program

Family & Community Resources

Comprehensive Mental Health Services
Community Collaboration to Promote Health Equity & Well-Being

Father Bill's & MainSpring

Pathways to Good Health and Stable Housing for Our Neighbors Experiencing Homelessness: Wraparound Stabilization Services for Brockton Permanent Supportive Housing
Emergency Shelters/Triage Centers: Meeting Basic Needs and Rapidly Ending the Homelessness of our Most Vulnerable Neighbors

Health Imperatives

Penelope's Place Emergency Domestic Violence Shelter
Healthy Plymouth and South Shore
• Plymouth Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program

High Point Treatment Center

Initiative Site: Prevention Services
6th Annual Youth Substance Use Prevention Conference
Initiative Site: South Shore Resource & Advocacy Center (Southeast Family Services)
Homelessness Prevention & Economic Stability

Massasoit Community College

Brockton ESOL Initiative
Expanding Healthy Food Access Resources at Massasoit

Old Colony Y

• Family Services: Housing and Homelessness
• Support for Children & Youth
YouthBuild: Job Training and Placement
• Accessing Affordable Health Care Services
• Feeding Our Families

Plymouth County Family Support

Circle of Support (Basic Needs)

Quincy College

Scholarship Fund
HiSET- Bridges to College Program

Raising A Reader Massachusetts

Raising A Reader Brockton

Road to Responsibility

Access to Psychiatric Services for Individuals with Disabilities
 Great Places to Work

School on Wheels

Pathways to Success for Students Impacted by Homelessness & COVID-19

South Shore Conservatory

ImagineARTS - Integrated Literacy Program

Stonehill College


The Arc of Greater Brockton

Giving Room
Health, Wellness, and Exercise
Job Training & Placement

The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape

It Takes A Village: Food Insecurity & Family Assistance
Bridging Abilities Through Technology 

The Arc of the South Shore

Health Matters: Improving the Physical and Mental Health of Individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
Feeding Our Families
Support for Children & Youth