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United Way announces more than $2.2 million in funding to local health and human service programs

Your donation to United Way is making a difference! At its June meeting, United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors approved funding in the amount of $2,219,673 for the fiscal year 2017-18. This funding supports 47 programs at 21 nonprofit organizations in New London County that work together to provide an essential safety net services to help those in need.

Leading the program review and fund distribution are trained and knowledgeable volunteers who live or work in New London County. Volunteer teams evaluate program performance and analyze program results. There is a separate volunteer Financial Review Panel with fiscal expertise that carefully assesses the financial health of all agencies.

United Way’s Allocations Cabinet Co-chairs, Denise Stapienski of Chelsea Groton Bank and Ray Stanley, a retiree from Electric Boat, then bring funding recommendations made by the local volunteers to United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors for approval.

United Way of Southeastern Connecticut Funding for Fiscal Year 2017-18
United Way-funded programs are listed beneath each agency name

Alliance for Living: $65,085
The Living Center

The Arc New London County: $47,858
Community Life & Advocacy

Catholic Charities: $154,653
Emergency Financial Assistance, Intensive Case Management, Mental Health Clinic, and Pregnancy Services

The Center: A Drop-in Community Learning & Resource Center:  $71,832
Out of School Care & Enrichment and Teen Life Skills

Child and Family Agency of SECT: $356,017
BP Learned Mission Children's Programs, Early Childhood Services, Parent & Child Counseling, and School-Based Health Centers

Connecticut Legal Services: $30,282
Legal Services

Covenant Shelter: $51,633
Emergency Shelter

Jewish Federation of Eastern CT: $11,259
Crisis Intervention and Senior Isolation Relief

Madonna Place: $122,606
Families First, Family Support Center, and the Fatherhood Initiative

Martin House: $120,542
Housing with Support Services

OIC of New London County: $154,441
Certified Nurse Assistant, Geriatric Aide, Culinary Arts Training, Employment Training, Project Employment, and Stopping Domestic Violence  

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center: $48,111
Senior Transportation, Human Services, and Senior Activities

Riverfront Children’s Center: $129,731
Children’s Center

Safe Futures: $166,808
Emergency Assistance, Emergency Shelter, Individual/Family Support, and Violence is Preventable

SCADD: $81,516
Detoxification & Evaluation, Halfway Houses, and Outpatient Services

Sound Community Services: $38,829
Intensive Outpatient Services

Thames River Community Service: $74,530
Family Housing with Support Services

TVCCA: $26,549
Early Child Care & Education and RSVP

UCP of Eastern Connecticut: $19,123
Disability Support

United Community and Family Services: $330,650
Adult Day Centers, Dental Health, Outpatient Behavioral Health, and Primary Medical

Visiting Nurse Association of SECT: $117,617
Community Mental Health and Home Health Care