Health & Wellness

Improving health for all.

Our outcome areas within Health and Wellness include: Disease Management and Prevention, Empowering Victims of Violence to Be Survivors, Keeping Children Safe from Abuse and Neglect, and Living Independence for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities.

For 2014, United Way will invest $1,494,170 in 35 programs and services that are improving the health and well-being of low-income, under- or uninsured individuals and families, child and adult survivors of abuse, and frail seniors and persons with disabilities across the Coastal Empire.

2014 Health & Wellness programs:

  1. Abilities Unlimited, Inc. :  Abilities Unlimited
  2. American Cancer Society : Patient Services
  3. America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia : Brown Bag for the Elderly
  4. Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. : Atlantic CASA
  5. CASA for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, Inc. : Effingham Court Appointed Special Advocates Program
  6. Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center : Forensic Interviewing and Crisis Intervention
  7. Community Health Mission : Community-Based Disease Management
  8. Eastside Concerned Citizens, Inc. : Health Day
  9. Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program, Inc. : Empowering Victims of Violent Crime
  10. Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center, Inc. : Therapeutic Riding Program and Assisted Activities
  11. Greenbriar Children’s Center, Inc. : Family Outreach Counseling
  12. Greenbriar Children’s Center, Inc. : Youth Emergency Shelter and Residential Services
  13. J.C. Lewis Primary Healthcare Center, Inc. : J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center
  14. Jewish Educational Alliance : Senior Citizen Health & Wellness
  15. Liberty County Children’s Home, Inc. : Gabriel’s House
  16. Living Independence for Everyone (LIFE), Inc. : Home Modification
  17. Lutheran Services of Georgia, Inc. : Family Intervention Services
  18. Mary Lou Fraser Foundation for Families, Inc. : Helen’s Haven Children’s Advocacy Center for the Atlantic Circuit
  19. MedBank Foundation, Inc. : Medication Assistance Program
  20. Park Place Outreach, Inc. : Youth Emergency Shelter and Support Services
  21. Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire : Rape Relief
  22. Rebuilding Together Savannah : Home Repair for Low-Income Homeowners
  23. Savannah Area Family Emergency Shelter Inc. : Savannah Area Family Emergency (SAFE) Shelter, Inc.
  24. Savannah Association for the Blind, Inc. : Living Independence for Low Vision
  25. Savannah Speech and Hearing Center : Audiology
  26. Savannah Speech and Hearing Center : Speech Pathology
  27. Savannah/Chatham CASA : Child Advocacy
  28. Senior Citizens, Inc. : Adult Day Care/Health
  29. Senior Citizens, Inc. : Comprehensive In-Home Supports
  30. Senior Citizens, Inc. : Senior Activity Center – Liberty County
  31. The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire, Inc. : Empowering Families for Healthy Change
  32. The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire, Inc. : Safe Separation Mediation Program
  33. Tri-County Protective Agency, Inc. : Housing Program
  34. Union Mission, Inc. : Road to Recovery
  35. YMCA of Coastal Georgia, Inc. : Adult Wellness and Chronic Disease Prevention




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