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Health

In FY18, United Way is investing $1.2 million in health in the Quad Cities to ensure youth and adults live in a safe, healthy environment and have access to mental health treatment.

Research

In the Quad Cities, 50% of low-income individuals reported their mental health is fair or poor. This data fuels United Way’s work in health in the Quad Cities.

Our Focus

United Way's work is focused on:

  • Providing access to support services for trauma and abuse
  • Providing family counseling and therapy
  • Promoting participation in eating healthy and engaging in physical activity
  • Providing treatment and adequate, timely access to mental health care
  • Providing access to respite services

Impact Partners

  • The Arc of the Quad Cities Area
  • The Center for Youth & Family Solutions
  • Child Abuse Council
  • Community Health Care
  • Family Resources
  • Hand in Hand
  • Handicapped Development Center
  • Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Project NOW
  • Robert Young Center for Community Mental Health
  • Scott County Family Y
  • Transitions Mental Health Services
  • Youth Service Bureau of Rock Island County
  • YWCA of the Quad Cities