Funded Programs

FUNDED PROGRAMS

  

COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS

As part of United Way of Martin County's total impact in the community, we provided 42 Community Impact Grants to 31 local nonprofit agencies this year. 

Crisis Hotline
211 HelpLine provides telephone counseling, crisis intervention, suicide prevention and comprehensive information & referral services, 24 hours a day 7 days per week to individuals in need of support.
$30,000

Family Nurse Consultant
Alzheimer’s Community Care’s (ACC) Family Nurse Consultant program provides services and resources for families living with Alzheimer's disease to enable them to care for their loved one at home with dignity and safety throughout the disease progression.
$50,000

Specialized Day Care Center
Alzheimer’s Community Care’s Specialized Alzheimer’s Care and Service Centers provides therapeutic care for patients and much needed respite for family caregivers.
$28,000

Project ABLE
Provides education and training on employable skills to include behavioral, communication, computer and other related vocational skills to persons with disabilities who have no other funding source for services.
$29,925

Youth After School Camp
After school and camp opportunities for youth ages 3 to 22 years of age with developmental disabilities.
$12,500

K-8 Academic Success
Americorp program to work with elementary aged students and help strengthen academics and peer relationships. 50 Americorp workers
$45,000 

Financial Stability Clothing Program
Provides at no cost, gently used clothing, new underwear and socks, and a voucher towards the cost of new school shoes.
$15,000

Reading on Wheels
Reading on Wheels is a literacy support service provided In Elementary schools within the Martin County School District.
$10,000

Children and Family Counseling
Provides Masters-level counselors, some multi-lingual, for children, adults, couples and families, seen as individuals or in groups, on a sliding scale fee. 
$15,000

Children's Medical Program 
Pays for health care-related services for children from families at or below the poverty level who have no health insurance and/or are underinsured.
$20,000

CINS/FINS: Children in need of services/ Families in need of services
Providing support for Martin County Children based at the WaveCrest Shelter.
$5,000

Meals on Wheels
Preventing hunger through the provision of home-delivered meals to seniors identified as being homebound with limited access to nutritionally sound meals.
$10,000

Adult Day Health Program
Core services that enable seniors in Martin County to maintain independence by delaying institutional placement and provides respite services to their caregivers families.
$20,592

Norman C. Hayslip Residential Treatment Center 
CARF accredited substance abuse residential treatment program that is dedicated to serving males ages 13 through 18 with their addiction.
$17,600
 

Butterflies VPK
Voluntary Prekindergarten or VPK gives children a jump start by preparing them for school and enhancing their pre-reading, pre-math, language and social skills.
$7,500

Medical Services and Case Management
Promote the health of individuals with epilepsy by providing affordable or no cost neurological care including access to antiepileptic medications such as AEDs, and adjunct services such as blood tests and neuroimaging studies.
$6,500

VPK Program
Voluntary Prekindergarten or VPK gives children a jump start by preparing them for school and enhancing their pre-reading, pre-math, language and social skills.
$68,000

Baby Steps
Individualized home based and group parenting education, developmental play instruction, behavioral support, infant massage instruction, baby calming techniques, and early brain development education.
$28,000

Community Living
Provides adults with significant disabilities learning experiences in community environments by providing work and volunteer opportunities, educational classes, leisure, recreational and cultural activities.
$22,500

Shelter Literacy Program
Provides a comprehensive approach to improve academic proficiency for abused and neglected children in Martin County residing at the Hibiscus Children's Shelter in Jensen Beach.
$10,000

Increasing School Readiness    
Enhanced curriculums to ensure our students enter Kindergarten ready to succeed in school and life.  The enhanced curriculum also focuses on developing all other aspects of the child’s development beyond the academic.    
$20,000

Parent Outreach    
Provides parenting classes, garden projects and children’s wellness programs for parents and students in the Indiantown community.     
$22,000

Surviving Social Situations
Providing scholarships for summer camp students and peer supports.     
$2,450    

Golden Gate Center for Enrichment
Empowering life skills trainings, vocational workshops and certifications all provided at no cost to the participants. Learning opportunities will include, but not be limited to: GED, ESL and Adult Literacy - The Martin County Library System; Career choice and training opportunities - Indian River State College; Warehousing, Safe food handling, and Merchandising – House of Hope; Agriculture – IFAS( Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences/Univ. of Florida)  & House of Hope; Health and Nutrition - MC Health Dept.
$20,000

Client Choice Pantry
Client Choice food pantries in Hobe Sound, Stuart, Jensen Beach, & Indiantown. Nutritious options are offered to food insecure residents and include fresh fruits, produce, dairy products, deli products, meat, non-perishable food, bread, & baked goods
$35,000

Project HOPE
Project HOPE (Helping Others Progress through Empowerment) assists qualified Martin County residents with rent/mortgage, utilities, prescriptions, medical co-pays, and other household or transportation expenses.
$45,000

Paws to Read
Paws to Read combats learning loss and illiteracy by targeting elementary school children who need additional support and practice in reading.     
$4,900

Building Lives, Protecting the Community    
Seeks to reduce crime, recidivism, and assist low-income individuals who come in contact with the Treasure Coast courts as a consequence of criminal behavior or a dependency action.    
$7,500

Little Lights Dentistry
Provides a dental practice for children age 12 months to 18 yrs, including comprehensive treatment plans, fillings, cleanings, as well as educational and nutritional information for both child and caregivers.    
$15,000

Healthy Start Services    
A collaborative effort of six agencies/funders to provide prenatal care and labor/delivery management services to Martin County's uninsured pregnant women and their newborns, as well as wrap-around services (childbirth education, nutrition counseling, emergency transportation etc.) to program clients.     
$32,000    

Getting Ready for Kindergarten 
Provide summer support for incoming Kindergarten students in Indiantown to help ensure students are achieving school readiness.     
$25,000
 

Work Readiness Program
Provides pregnant women at the shelter and in the community with education and work experience opportunities through related vocational certification courses, volunteering and internships needed to secure and maintain employment to enable them to provide for themselves and their baby.    
$15,000

Transportation/Employment Services
Transportation coalition program to provide job seekers or currently employed residents with opportunities for employment and promotions. Project lift provides a 14 week Intensive outpatient substance abuse program coupled with vocational skills training for young men and women in Martin County. One of the byproducts of the Project LIFT experience is a restored or repaired vehicle.
$14,750

Substance Abuse Program
Intensive 14-week sessions combining occupational skill development, substance abuse treatment, group and individual mental health therapy, mentoring and family functional treatment. Upon successful treatment members are then given the opportunity to participate in our long term After Care program.
$17,250

Pre- Apprenticeship Certification Program
Pre-Apprenticeship Certification Program in Carpentry. This allows the teens access to a career pathway with a living wage.
$9,750

Sheltering Program
Provides comprehensive programming to victims of domestic violence and their children to break the intergenerational cycle of abuse and ensure victims safety while encouraging maximum self-sufficiency.    
$50,000   

Basic Needs Program
Provides crucial services needed to keep families healthy and in their homes such as assistance with rent, utility and prescriptions for families/individuals in crisis.    
$14,000

Compassion House    
Provides shelter, food, clothing and other necessities to homeless women and women with children while they work to transition to stable housing.    
$25,000

Supporting our Staff and Students  through mental health and wellness (SOS)
Providing therapeutic services for the under and uninsured in Martin County schools.     
$15,000

Yes Program
Provides individual, family, and group services to adolescents to prevent substance use by those at-risk for use and to eliminate substance use by adolescents who have already used substances. The YES Program has recently added the additional service of individual and group therapy for youth with eating disorders.    
$20,000

Social Communicative Competence Program
Working with ASD clients to help them develop social skills in a safe environment    
$10,000    

Youth Soccer Program
Youth Soccer Program for children in Indiantown to promote healthy lifestyles and engage students in team sports.
$5000- Challenge Grant