Safety Net Services

OVERALL GOAL:  Individuals and families are able to meet their essential needs in order to move out of crisis.

GOAL 1:  Safety Net Services

Individuals have the services and resources needed to meet their basic needs in crisis situations.

Objectives:

Support essential services and emergency interventions needed for:

  • Food, clothing, and housing assistance
  • Medical assistance
  • Trauma care and prevention
  • Legal services


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