One way United Way of Lapeer County lives united is by supporting our local nonprofits and agencies. We work together to improve the education, income, and health of Lapeer county residents.
United Way's goal in education is to make sure that every child in our community begins school prepared and ready to learn, graduates on time and is career or college ready.
A unique book gifting program for children age 0-5 residing in Lapeer County. The goal is to promote early literacy and Kindergarten readiness and the love of reading.
Funding provided by United Way of Lapeer County the Family Literacy Center will be able to provide structured Kindergarten Readiness Programs and Playgroups that provide developmental activities for children which prepare participants to start school ready to learn.
Funding was awarded to Lapeer County Kids in New Directions (KIND). KIND's Drop Out Prevention Program strives to promote success for youth and families at home, school and in the community. KIND’s primary purpose is to provide prevention and early interventions in instances of emotional difficulties, social isolation, irresponsibility, delinquency, and violence.
Lapeer County Intermediate School District
The mission of the Lapeer County Intermediate School District is to promote, initiate, and implement educational and support services for its constituent local districts; engage in cooperative programs with other entities; and plan, implement, and carry-out programs that promote the educational, career, and service needs of the LCISD service area.
United Way’s Born Learning initiative helps parents, caregivers, and our community support positive early childhood development. Born Learning provides easy research-based ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities for young children.
Income and Financial Stability
To address the obstacles that prevent hard working families from getting ahead financially, United Way launched the Financial Stability Partnership, an initiative that promotes community change strategies to help families meet their basic needs, while gaining the financial stability that will allow them to plan for—and accomplish—their long-term financial goals.
2-1-1 is a help line/resource service that is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is FREE to Lapeer County residents. In 2014, the 2-1-1 help line received over 900 calls from Lapeer County. Get connected and get answers whenever you need them.
Hispanic Service Center
At Imlay City Hispanic Service Center, their efforts are focused on actions and programs designed to provide access to information, assistance, resources, activities and support to ALL Lapeer County Residents.
New to You Consignment and Resale
New To You, the Retail Training division of Lapeer Team Work, Inc., offers a wide assortment of clothing, as well as vintage, antiques and collectibles. It is also a Retail Training Facility for individuals with disabilities.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Neighbors Helping Neighbors hosts a yearly community wide event to provide housing, support, and quality of life resources to homeless or at-risk homeless people in Lapeer county.
Whether it is a neighbor without health insurance, a victim of abuse, or someone struggling with mental illness or an addiction, United Way is working to ensure everyone has access to affordable and quality care.
Achieving our goal requires us all to become more aware of health risks and the potential effects they have on ourselves and others. Working to change policies and practices, such as extending health care coverage, will enable more people to live healthier lives.
The Child Advocacy Center's mission is to reduce the trauma to children during the investigation and intervention of sexual or physical abuse through advocacy, education, intervention, and treatment.
Lapeer Area Citizens Against Domestic Assault is the domestic violence and sexual assault emergency shelter and outreach program for Lapeer County. In 2018, LACADA provided safe shelter services to over 200 women and children. There were over 50 presentations given reaching over 500 people.
Love Inc of Greater Lapeer
Love Inc of Greater Lapeer coordinates services for the needy of Lapeer County. They work closely with churches and government and private organizations.
Lapeer Interfaith Community Association
Lapeer Interfaith Community Association encompasses five Lapeer churches that host a soup kitchen/dinner Monday thru Friday throughout the year. They have 3 food pantries and a weekly pop up pantry food giveaway
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