UW network agencies improving health for adults and seniors

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
(901) 383-5400
The country’s largest, not-for-profit, voluntary health agency dedicated to combating heart diseases and stroke.

The ARC Mid-South
(901) 327-2473
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
(662) 562-9666
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.
(901) 476-2364
Provides social/recreational services and programs to low-income families in Tipton, Fayette, Lauderdale and Haywood Counties.

Dewitt Community Coalition, Inc.
(901) 877-3071
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
(901) 545-8535
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
(901) 465-3554
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
(901) 272-0855
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
(901) 785-6790
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.
(901) 722-8460
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
(731) 635-4290
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
(901) 767-8511
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.
(901) 274-5486
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
(901) 758-0036
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.
(901) 272-7751
Provides substance abuse treatment to adults, adolescents, and families in a caring and confidential atmosphere by licensed and trained staff.

Meritan, Inc.
(901) 766-0600
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
(901) 683-1271
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.

(901) 869-7787
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
(901) 332-2227
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
(901) 476-3333
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.
(901) 465-6183
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.

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