COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS
As part of United Way of Martin County's total impact in the community, we provided 44 Community Impact Grants to 32 local nonprofit agencies this year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Youth After School Program
After school and camp opportunities for youth ages 3 to 22 years of age with developmental disabilities.
Beyond Summer Slide Program
This program was created to combat the summer slide and sharpen those rusty skills and forgotten knowledge that often challenge both teachers and students every school year. The program consists of weekly literacy instruction for K-3rd grade.
Can Changing a Culture of Care Change a Community?
This program offers mental health support to the club’s most at-risk youth.
Provides at no cost, gently used clothing, new underwear and socks, and a voucher towards the cost of new school shoes.
Reading on Wheels
Reading on Wheels is a literacy support service provided in elementary schools within the Martin County School District.
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.
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.
CINS: Children in need of services
Providing support for Martin County Children based at the WaveCrest Shelter.
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.
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.
Youth Substance Abuse Program
This program is a residential substance abuse treatment program that is dedicated to serving males and females ages 13 through 18 with their addiction.
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.
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.
Individualized home based and group parenting education, developmental play instruction, behavioral support, infant massage instruction, baby calming techniques, and early brain development education.
Provides adults with significant disabilities learning experiences in community environments by providing work and volunteer opportunities, educational classes, leisure, recreational and cultural activities.
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.
Harmony Hope Stables
The program includes non-traditional therapy approaches such as equine and music therapy to help children recover from trauma, create a stable foundation and become productive members of society.
Small Group Instruction Program
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.
Provides parenting classes, garden projects and children’s wellness programs for parents and students in the Indiantown community.
Surviving Social Situations
Providing scholarships for summer camp students and peer supports.
Golden Gate and Jensen Beach Centers 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.
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
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.
Paws to Read
Paws to Read combats learning loss and illiteracy by targeting elementary school children who need additional support and practice in reading.
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.
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.
Client Services Program
The program is a daytime resource center for the homeless and indigent population, providing a broad spectrum of basic services and assistance to meet their needs.
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.
Getting Ready for Kindergarten
Provide summer support for incoming Kindergarten students in Indiantown to help ensure students are achieving school readiness.
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.
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.
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.
Pre- Apprenticeship Certification Program
Pre-Apprenticeship Certification Program in Carpentry. This allows the teens access to a career pathway with a living wage.
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.
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.
Provides shelter, food, clothing and other necessities to homeless women and women with children while they work to transition to stable housing.
Supporting our Staff and Students through mental health and wellness (SOS)
Providing therapeutic services for the under and uninsured in Martin County schools.
Early Intervention Program
The program will subsidize services to uninsured or underinsured Martin County children from 18 months to 18 years who are affected by autism and other related behavioral challenges providing assessment and diagnosis services, working with children on behaviors, motor skills, language, and socialization while offering family support.
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.
Social Communicative Competence Program
Working with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) clients to help them develop social skills in a safe environment