Your gift to United Way’s Community Impact Fund supports our entire network of nonprofit partners, providing improvements to local education, financial stability and health across our region by focusing on three impact areas:
- Helping children and youth succeed
- Strengthening families and neighborhoods
- Improving health for seniors and adults with disabilities
United Way nonprofit network partner agencies improving health for adults and seniors:
American Heart Association /Shelby County Chapter
The country’s largest, not-for-profit, voluntary health agency dedicated to combating heart diseases and stroke.
The ARC Mid-South
Promotes the education, welfare and quality of life for persons with developmental disabilities. Provides job placement assistance, referral services, summer camps, family support, advocacy, job readiness classes, and disability prevention workshops.
The Baddour Center
Offers an environment that promotes maximum growth intellectually, spiritually, physically, socially, emotionally and vocationally. This residential community is for adults with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities.
Children and Family Services, Inc.
Provides social/recreational services and programs to low-income families in Tipton, Fayette, Lauderdale and Haywood Counties.
Dewitt Community Coalition, Inc.
Teaches young people the long-term benefits of personal and social responsibility, as well as to provide charitable acts for homebound seniors.
Diggs-Kraus Adult Sickle Cell Center
Provides outpatient medical services for adults with sickle cell disease, including IV therapy/blood transfusions. Outpatient social services and counseling are also available for patients.
Fayette County Commission on Aging
Promotes the mental and physical well-being of the elderly people of Fayette County through a broad range of programs, services and learning opportunities to enhance seniors’ knowledge, independence, self-esteem, growth and dignity.
Friends For Life Corporation
Provides a comprehensive continuum of prevention and supportive services to persons affected by HIV/AIDS under two major divisions; Aloysius Home Housing Services and the Wellness Program. Housing services include permanent supportive housing for homeless persons living with HIV/AIDS.
Goodwill Homes Community Services
Provides Adult Day Care, Foster Care for Children, Senior Center activities, supportive and affordable housing for seniors, and Head Start for Children and Families.
Grace House of Memphis, Inc.
Helps women overcome alcohol and drug problems through a residential treatment center for women 18 years of age and older.
Helen Tucker Adult Developmental Center
Offers day habilitation and residential services to adults with developmental disabilities in order to promote independence, productivity and integration into the community.
Jewish Family Service
Provides counseling for individuals and families. Provides a comprehensive range of adoption services. Offers elder support and emergency assistance services. Fees based on ability to pay.
Lowenstein House, Inc.
Offers a vocational skills training day program for adults with mental illness. The agency also provides social, recreational and educational activities designed to help people achieve self-sufficiency in the community.
Memphis Jewish Home
Provides rehabilitation to attain and maintain individual independence for the elderly. Memphis Jewish Home is a skilled and intermediate care nursing home including dementia and rehabilitation.
Memphis Recovery Centers, Inc.
Provides substance abuse treatment to adults, adolescents, and families in a caring and confidential atmosphere by licensed and trained staff.
Offers innovative programs for people of all ages. Services include foster care for children with special needs, in-home care, a senior center, employment assistance for older workers, information and referral, and assistance for the blind and visually impaired.
Special Olympics, Greater Memphis
Provides athletic training and competitions
to individuals with mental delays and/or retardation on a year-round basis at no cost to the athlete, his or her family, school or agency.
Provides comprehensive services for people with disabilities. Services include residential living programs, a day center, community participation activities, sheltered workshop services, job training and placement, and a family support program.
Synergy Treatment Centers
Helps people battling alcoholism and drug dependency with a one-year residential treatment program based on a work ethic model. Also provides outpatient services, transitional housing and treatment for repeat DUI offenders.
Tipton County Commission on Aging
Enriches of the quality of life for senior residents of Tipton County. Strives to enhance their independence through advocacy, education and service delivery.
West Tennessee Area Health Education Center, Inc.
Provides health education and training programs for health professionals, students, faculty and consumers.
Visit our index page for information on all our nonprofit agency partners.