ALICE, a United Way acronym that stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, represents the growing number of individuals and families who are working but are unable to afford basic necessities.

Thank you to our partners for their continued support of our work with the ALICE population in the National Capital area.


Find a Report

United Way NCA uses these reports as the framework for our work in improving residents’ lives and strengthening their communities. It allows us to make stronger, more efficient decisions with our funds.

Click on a county to download its corresponding report.

ALICE In Focus: Veterans

ALICE in Focus: Disabilities

ALICE In Focus: Children

Click here to learn more about ALICE nationally.

COVID-19 Resources

For more information about ALICE, and to find information by state, visit the ALICE website.

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