Health

OVERALL GOAL: Individuals and families are able to improve their health and live healthy lives.

GOAL 1Healthy Beginnings

All babies are born healthy.

Objectives: 

  • Increase the percentage of women receiving health services and education
  • Increase the percentage of women receiving quality prenatal care
  • Decrease the rate of teen pregnancy

GOAL 2Healthy Living

Individuals have the knowledge, skills, and supports needed to make decisions that increase their overall health and wellness.

Objectives: 

  • Increase the percentage of individuals able to access and consume healthy foods
  • Increase the percentage of individuals participating in physical activity opportunities in community settings
  • Increase health services and education reaching underserved communities
  • Increase mental health services and education reaching underserved communities


LAST YEAR IN MCLENNAN COUNTY. UNITED WAY FUNDED PARTNER PROGRAMS PROVIDED:
20,549
low-income children access to
Early Childhood Education
classes and quality afterschool and summer programs
33,753
low/uninsured families with access to
Medical Screenings and Health Exams
as well as prescription assistance and other therapy needs
150,498
children, adults, and families with
Meals and Bags of Groceries
over 46,000 eligible children, adults and families
4,602
low-income pregnant girls and women
Pregnancy Related Care Needs
including prenatal care, resource assistance, and parenting classes
22,344
families and individuals with
Family and Domestic Violence Care
including access to shelters, resource counseling, and case management