Fighting for everyone in Polk, Hardee & Highlands Counties
UWCF helps stabilize short-term crises by providing critical interventions and referrals.
When individuals are devastated by natural disasters, acts of violence, hunger, homelessness or grief, United Way and our partners provide critical services.
2-1-1 is a vital information and referral service that connects hundreds of Central Florida residents to the help they need. Our team of highly trained specialists are available 24/7 to connect individuals with the best services available in Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties.
United Way’s 2-1-1 provides information about:
Supplemental food and nutrition programs
Clothing, shelter and housing options
Academic and childcare services
Emergency information and natural disaster relief
Health care services
Child, adolescent and adult mental health services
Addiction prevention and rehabilitation programs
Support groups for individuals with mental illnesses and special needs
A safe, confidential path out of physical or emotional domestic abuse
Adult, child, family and elder services
Services for individuals with disabilities
Partner agencies with funded services include:
American Red Cross – Highlands County
American Red Cross – Mid-Florida Chapter
Catholic Charities of Central Florida
Champion for Children Foundation of Highlands County, Inc.
Children’s Home Society Greater Lakeland Division
Good Shepard Hospice
Hardee Help Center
HELP of Fort Meade, Inc.
Peace River Center for Personal Development, Inc.
Talbot House Ministries of Lakeland, Inc.
The Salvation Army of East Polk
The Salvation Army Serving West Polk
Youth & Family Alternatives, Inc.
To improve lives and strengthen our community.
To create positive lasting change in our community by helping children succeed in school; promoting family financial stability and independence; and improving people’s health.
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