Partner Agencies are organizations that have a proven relationship with United Way and have demonstrated their ability to affect change in community conditions. Their programs and mission align with those of United Way and address one or more of our focus areas.
Alliance for Literacy
Fosters increased literacy in Gainesville/Hall County by promoting education for adults in basic skills, reading, English as a Second Language and GED preparation.
American Red Cross, NEGA Chapter
Provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Hall County
Daily youth development program for children and teens in the areas of education, arts, recreation, sports and leadership.
Boy Scouts of America, NEGA Council
Comprehensive youth development program for boys ages 6 – 18.
The Brenau Center for Counseling and Psychological Services
Provides services including, individual counseling, family counseling, couples couseling, child counseling and psychological assessment and testing for all ages.
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Provides trained, screened and supervised community volunteers to advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children whose situations require court intervention.
Education, counseling and mentoring for students and their families.
Challenged Child & Friends
Provides children ages 6 weeks to 6 years with disabilities and their typical peers state-of-the-art therapeutic, educational, nursing and family counseling services in an integrated environment.
Children's Center for Hope and Healing
Community treatment program for victims of child sexual abuse. Prevention programs to break the cycle of child sexual abuse and the victimization of children.
Disability Resource Center
Committed to providing an array of services to assist individuals with disabilities to live independently, pursue meaningful goals, and have the same opportunities and choices as all persons.
A children’s home for boys and girls in crisis and in need of hope and healing. Partnering with their families, they pursue family restoration and reunification.
Provides services to Hall and Dawson County residents under the age of 18 who are victims of sexual or severe physical abuse or neglect, as well as their non-offending family members.
Gateway Domestic Violence Center
Provides shelter, crisis intervention and comprehensive support services for victims of domestic violence and their children as well as outreach and community education for the prevention of domestic violence.
Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia
Comprehensive youth development program for girls ages 5 – 17.
Athens Headquarters: (706) 548-7297
Gainesville Office: (770) 536-8656
Good News Clinics
Primary health and dental care to those who are medically indigent provided largely by volunteer doctors, nurses, dentists and technicians.
The Guest House
Provides health monitoring, medication management, personal care services, therapeutic activities and social services for frail elderly who have medical problems, memory loss or other impairments that cause them to need assistance with activities of daily living.
Hall County 4-H
Assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society.
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels is a program of The Community Council on Aging and is a nutrition program for frail elderly persons living in Hall County.
Provides a support system and advocacy for survivors of sexual assault while making educational services available to the community.
The Salvation Army
Provides a safety net of services for those in need: casework assistance (help with financial needs such as rent, utility bills, medication and food) and housing in the lodge or transitional apartments.
Summer Scholars Program
A four-week program offered by Gainesville State College and University in which approximately 200 middle and high school students participate in educational experiences on the college campus.
Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Provides comprehensive and age-appropriate pregnancy prevention programs as well as community education and awareness programs.
Three Dimensional Life
Provides a long term residential recovery program for young men ages 14-20 that struggle with drugs, alcohol and/or destructive behaviors.
Community Partners are programs, ideas, collaboratives, initiatives, projects - they are an opportunity for United Way to invest time in talent and sometimes funding in new or innovative relationships that improve lives in Hall County.
Hall County Family Connection Network
The Hall County Family Connection Network is the official planning and advocacy body for children, youth, and families in Hall County. They are part of Family Connection, a Georgia statewide initiative of 159 community collaborative partnerships committed to making measurable improvements for children and families in Georgia.
Federal Emergency Food & Shelter Program
Supplements the work of local social service organizations, both private and governmental, to help homeless and hungry individuals in need of emergency assistance.
United Way 2-1-1
Connects individuals in Hall County to the help they need by providing information and referrals to available health and human services.
Drug Free Coalition of Hall County
Empowers the community to choose a drug-free lifestyle by uniting citizens and organizations to reduce or eliminate substance abuse among youth and adults.