Meet the United Way Family of Partners
Each agency has it’s own unique mission and they positively impact the live of our neighbors in many ways. United Way is a convener that encourages organizations and people to work together to tackle some of our community’s toughest education, prosperity, and health challenges, discovering locally-based solutions that work.
The Angel Fund
The Angel Fund helps Helena public school children in need with school clothes, winter outerwear, shoes, school supplies, classroom materials and field trip fees so they arrive at school ready to learn each fall. Angel Fund also awards Montana post-secondary scholarships to deserving seniors at Capital High, Helena High and Pupils in Alternative Learning based on financial need, academic success and a commitment to give back to their community.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Helena
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Helena provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
Boy Scouts of America – Prickly Pear Division
The Boy Scouts of America- Prickly Pear Division prepares young people to make ethical and moral choice over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
Broadwater County Social Services
Broadwater County Social Services promotes the physical and mental well-being of residents and assist with programs that make the community a healthier place in which to live.
Career Training Institute
Career Training Institute provides services, resources, and opportunities for job training, employment, and enterprise development.
CASA of Lewis and Clark and Broadwater Counties
CASA of Lewis and Clark and Broadwater Counties advocates for the best interest of abused and neglected children in the First Judicial District Courts.
Catholic Social Services of Montana
Provides a baby pantry (diapers, formula, and wipes) as well as a mentoring program for youth in Helena and East Helena.
Child Care Connections
A six-county child care resource and referral agency that advocates for the well-being and quality care of children by supporting early childhood professionals, families and the communities they serve. Serving Lewis and Clark, Jefferson, Broadwater, Gallatin, Park, and Meagher counties.
Promoting and supporting sustainable urban gardening projects to educate area youth about healthy local food and nutrition, composting and sustainable gardening.
Elkhorn Search and Rescue
Elkhorn Search and Rescue’s goal is to save lives. This is done through non-technical search and rescue, assisting qualified technical teams, and assisting the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office in the event of a disaster or an emergency.
ExplorationWorks! vision is one where everyone can participate equally in the excitement of science and technology learning.
Family Outreach, Inc.
Family Outreach, Inc. advocates for and supports the dignity, integrity, and education of children with disabilities and their family.
Family Promise of Greater Helena
Family Promise of Greater Helena, in cooperation with congregation partners and volunteers, comes alongside homeless families to provide support until they can regain sustainable independence.
Florence Crittenton Home and Services
Florence Crittenton provides innovative, comprehensive services and nurturing programs that engage and empower children, young adults and young families to thrive and build productive lives.
The Friendship Center of Helena
The Friendship Center of Helena provides support for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault with free services available 24/7.
Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming
Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who makes the world a better place.
Girls Thrive is dedicated to preparing girls for brighter and stronger futures through mountain biking, running and an inspirational educational curriculum. GT participants will not only learn essential mountain biking and running skills, but also gain self-confidence, awareness, and fitness.
God’s Love Shelter
God’s Love Shelter provides 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless individuals, offering three meals per day, counseling, showers, and laundry facilities.
Good Samaritan Thrift Store and Ministries
Good Samaritan Thrift Store and Ministries works to advance family life, human dignity, and the common good, providing assistance (rental, clothing, diapers, utility, etc.) to those in need, especially the most vulnerable.
Helena Area Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Helena Community Gardens
Helena Community Gardens builds gardens, provides the tools and knowledge to grow food, and increases access to healthy and affordable food.
Helena Food Share
Helena Food Share serves our neighbors in need by providing food in a respectful and dignified way, working with others to eliminate hunger in the Helena area.
Helena Industries is a private, nonprofit corporation dedicated to serving individuals with disabilities. We reach our objective by providing training, work opportunities, and case management services tailored to the individual’s interest and abilities.
Montana Joining Community Forces
Montana JCF was created to subsidize existing SMVF support with new alternative and non-traditional methods of support relative to the success of life after military service.
Lewis and Clark Public Health Cancer Screening Program
Lewis and Clark Public Health’s Cancer Screening Program supports comprehensive cancer control by providing ongoing quality screening services to under and uninsured community members.
Lewis and Clark Literacy Council
The Lewis and Clark Literacy Council helps adults acquire the reading, writing, basic math, English language, and American culture and work-based literacy skills, so that they may reach their fullest potential within their families and in our community.
Lewis and Clark Search and Rescue
Lewis & Clark Search and Rescue is made up of volunteers ranging from construction workers, doctors, retired persons, college students, and real estate brokers, just to name a few.
PEERS Unlimited provides opportunities for individuals with disabilities to experience life in the same manner that people without disabilities live it.
Rocky Mountain Development Council: Head Start
Head Start provides a supportive and safe learning environment for low-income children and their families by enhancing their sense of belonging and self-worth while encouraging them to reach their highest potential.
Rocky Mountain Development Council: Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels assists area home-bound and elderly residents maintain their independence by providing hot, nutritious meals delivered to their homes.
Rocky Mountain Development Council: Retired Senior Volunteer Program
The Retired Senior Volunteer Program provides volunteer opportunities for individuals 55 years of age or older, allowing them to share their experience while providing services to meet critical community needs.
Rural Dynamics, Inc.
Rural Dynamics, Inc. helps people achieve financial security and pursue economic opportunity.
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army provides assistance and transitional housing to those in need in the Helena area.
True North Search Dogs
True North Search Dogs is a Volunteer search and rescue k9 group providing services to local search and rescue units in Lewis & Clark County and the surrounding area.
West Mont creates opportunities that promote respect and quality of life for people with disabilities.
The Helena Family YMCA
YMCA is dedicated to building the self esteem and enriching spirit, mind, and body for persons of all ages and economic status.
Youth Connections Coalition
Youth connections Coalitions works to make Helena a healthy and supportive place for kids and families. We focus on preventing and reducing substance abuse and violence, while enhancing social, emotional and mental health supports for Helena’s youth.
Youth Homes was founded in 1971 to help youth that are troubled by abuse, neglect, illegal substance abuse, school failure, family conflict, family violence, and emotional/mental disturbance, and more. In Helena, Youth Homes operates the Margaret Stuart Boys and Girls Home as well as the Jan Shaw Home for Girls.
The YWCA of Helena is to prevent homelessness, provide supportive transitional housing for homeless women and their children, and provide services that restore hope and self-sufficiency.