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About United Way of Decatur & Mid-Illinois


Our Vision

United Way of Decatur & Mid-Illinois envisions a community in which everyone has the opportunity to be self-sufficient.

 

Our Mission

United Way of Decatur & Mid-Illinois leads community transformation through effective, efficient, and integrated solutions that empower everyone to be self-sufficient.

Common Community Approach

United Way of Decatur & Mid-Illinois along with community leaders, subject matter experts, and agency program directors and executives, have development a Common Community Approach to address poverty in our community. To reach our desired end state of all residents having the ability and opportunity to provide for themselves and their families without subsidized assistance or to live independently with dignity, we have developed five Lines of Effort to move our community towards self-sufficiency.

Line of Effort

#1

 

 

Youth Education

Students graduate from high school college and/or job ready

 

Line of Effort

#2

 

 

Adult Education, Job Skills Development & Income Resilience

Adults are job ready and bankable

Line of Effort

#3

 

 

Health

A wellness focused community with healthcare access for all

 

Line of Effort

#4

 

 

Safety

Prevent trauma and victimization, protect those who are traumatized, develop/improve victim resilience and rehabilitate offenders

Line of Effort

#5

 

 

Inform

Needs are matched with resources

 

 

Essential Services and Program Linkage

 

Essential Services and Program Linkage

Essential needs are met such as food, shelter, and clothing; linkages established to Line of Effort programs
 

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Contact Us

United Way of
Decatur & Mid-Illinois

201 W. Eldorado St.
Decatur, IL 62522

Phone: 217-422-8537