By investing in the most effective programs and services, we’re tackling the area’s most complex social challenges every day for underserved and low-income communities in the National Capital Area.
Each year we work directly in the 11 regions we serve: Alexandria, Arlington, District of Columbia, Fairfax/Falls Church, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, Prince William County, Rappahannock County, Culpeper County and Fauquier County.
Our Community Commitment Infographic presents the tremendous impact our programs have had from 2016 to 2020.
To find out more about our programs and how you can help, read below.
United Way NCA’s health programs increase equity in access to health resources that promote physical and mental well-being among students and families. We engage and empower at-risk youth by removing systemic barriers to food security, promoting physical exercise and healthy eating, providing mental health education and services, and reducing the stigma of using these services.
Our health programs include:
United Way of the National Capital Area is focused on the education pipeline from middle school to college and/or career success. We work in Title I schools in our area, addressing attendance, behavior and course performance through our Community Schools program.
Our education programs include:
United Way NCA is committed to providing residents with economic opportunity by removing barriers to stable and affordable housing and instilling financial empowerment so that community members can feel in control of their financial situations and feel confident in navigating challenging financial decisions.
Our economic opportunity programs include:
Our quarterly newsletter, Community Matters, keeps you informed on all things United Way NCA, including volunteer opportunities, news, upcoming events to attend, a letter from our president & CEO, Rosie Allen-Herring, and so much more.