Partner Agencies are organizations that have a proven relationship with United Way and have demonstrated their ability to affect change in community conditions. Their programs and mission align with those of United Way and address one or more of our focus areas.
Alliance for Literacy
Fosters increased literacy in Gainesville/Hall County by promoting education for adults in basic skills, reading, English as a Second Language and GED preparation.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Hall County
Daily youth development program for children and teens in the areas of education, arts, recreation, sports and leadership.
Boy Scouts of America, NEGA Council
Comprehensive youth development program for boys ages 6 – 18.
The Brenau Center for Counseling and Psychological Services
Provides services including, individual counseling, family counseling, couples couseling, child counseling and psychological assessment and testing for all ages.
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Provides trained, screened and supervised community volunteers to advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children whose situations require court intervention.
Education, counseling and mentoring for students and their families.
Challenged Child & Friends
Provides children ages 6 weeks to 6 years with disabilities and their typical peers state-of-the-art therapeutic, educational, nursing and family counseling services in an integrated environment.
Children's Center for Hope and Healing
Community treatment program for victims of child sexual abuse. Prevention programs to break the cycle of child sexual abuse and the victimization of children.
A children’s home for boys and girls in crisis and in need of hope and healing. Partnering with their families, they pursue family restoration and reunification.
Provides services to Hall and Dawson County residents under the age of 18 who are victims of sexual or severe physical abuse or neglect, as well as their non-offending family members.
Gainesville Park & Recreation Summer Camp
Full day camps, specialty interest camps and travel camps for children of all ages.
Gateway Domestic Violence Center
Provides shelter, crisis intervention and comprehensive support services for victims of domestic violence and their children as well as outreach and community education for the prevention of domestic violence.
Good News Clinics
Primary health and dental care to those who are medically indigent provided largely by volunteer doctors, nurses, dentists and technicians.
The Guest House
Provides health monitoring, medication management, personal care services, therapeutic activities and social services for frail elderly who have medical problems, memory loss or other impairments that cause them to need assistance with activities of daily living.
Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County
The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effection action and leadership of trained volunteers.
Rainbow Children's Home
Rainbow Children's Home is a residential home located in Lumpkin County and exists to provide, hope, security, and opportunity for girls ages 12-18 who are victims of abuse and/or neglect. Residents participate in Equestrian Therapy, Art Therapy, Pet Therapy and music lessons. Residents also serve in the community by volunteering at area nursing homes, churches and with the disabled. Rainbow Children's Home also provides counseling services, educational assistance and spiritual guidance.
Provides a support system and advocacy for survivors of sexual assault while making educational services available to the community.
RISE (Real Interactive Summer Experience)
RISE is a program designed to prevent summer learning loss and promote helathy life choices for low-income children in Gainesville and Hall County.
(770) 536-1294 ext. 22201
Special Olympics - Hall County
Provides year-round sports training and atheletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics atheletes and the community.
The Salvation Army
Provides a safety net of services for those in need: casework assistance (help with financial needs such as rent, utility bills, medication and food) and housing in the lodge or transitional apartments.
The mission of WomenSource is to encourage personal and professional success for women of all ages and backgrounds in Northeast Georgia.