Partner Organizations

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2017 United Way of the Brown County Area Partner Organizations

Basic Needs / Emergency Services

American Red Cross
Armed forces emergency services, disaster services, bloodmobiles, health & safety services, CPR, first aid.

Brown County General Crime Program

Provides assistance to victims of crime.

CADA - Committee Against Domestic Abuse, Inc.
CADA Crisis Line 1-800-477-0466
Provides safety and support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault through education, advocacy and shelter.

LSS Financial Counseling
  (507) 625-8021
Provides money management and housing couseling.

New Ulm Clothing Depot  (507) 276-6302
Serving families in New Ulm and surrounding areas wtih free clothing, shoes and miscellaneous household items.

The Salvation Army

Provides crisis and emergency assitance to individuals and families at their greatest point of need.

Health & Wellness

UWBCA supports programs that ensures our community is physically, financially, and mentally healthy.
We strive to develop individuals and families who will create a strong and thriving community.

Brown County Health Universal Contact  (507)233-6820
Provides services to young families of Brown County through the Follow Along and Universal Contact Home Visist programs.

Compassionate Friends
  (507) 359-2737
Provides grief support for parents, grandparents and siblings after the death of a child.

Open Door Health  (507) 388-2120
Provides affordable healthcare on a sliding-fee scale to low-income, unisured and under-insured peoploe in southern Minnesota.

New Ulm Putting Green & Community Garden
Provides a place for people to come together to grow healthy affordable produce for healthier people and a healthier planet.

Building Self - Sufficiency

A person's physical, emotional and mental health may affect more than the individuals: it can affect family members,caregivers, employers, and others. A vibrant, healthy community needs a foundation of healthy, well-rounded individuals.

Adaptive Recreational Services
  (507) 217-0383
Provides recreational and leisure activites to adults and youth with developmental disabilities.

Life-Work Planning Center
  (507) 354-3112
Women in Transition program provides women with career counselling, personal growth and the opportunity to gain the skills and confidence to become self-sufficent.

MRCI - Mankato Rehabilitation Center 
 (507) 233-2700
Provides training and job coaching for off-site employment opportunities for people with disabilities or disadvantages.

 - Southern MN Independent Living Enterprises & Services  (507) 354-7106
Senior Companion Program matches seniors with volunteers who provide support and socialization through pesonal visits and phone calls.

Enriching Lives of Seniors

Increasing self-sufficiency means ensuring a safety net of services to assist people in achieving greater personal independence.

CAST - Communities and Seniors Together  (507) 354-3212
Provides Lifelong Learning Program (CASTLE), Medicare and Tax Filing counselling, technology instruction, fitness programs and socialization opportunities.

Lutheran Social Services - Senior Nutrition  (507) 359-2243
Provides nutritious meals and much needed social contact for individuals age 60 and over.

Lutheran Social Services - Respite Care  (800) 488-4146
Helping caregivers provide quality care for their loved ones, while maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

Nurturing Children & Youth

UWBCA invests in programs that provide essential services such as out of school activities, mentoring, service learning, character building and more.We also invest in programs that help create a positive self-esteem for youth.

Brown County Teen Court  (507)233-6694
Early intervention and prevention program that educations youth on the legal and judicial system as it builds ties between youth and their community.

Children's Special Needs Camping Project  (507) 359-6508
Coordinates with a number of different camps to best meet the special needs of the children that are referred to the program.

Eagles Preschool  (507) 233-8300
Tuition reduction program that enables them to enter school wit hteh necessary skills to succeed.

Girl Scouts of MN & WI River Valleys  (507) 637-3569
"Leadership Experience Program" provides financial education, STEM initiatives, healthy living training and scouting scholarships.

Healthy Communities / Healthy Youth  (507) 354-8632
SPOTS program trains a student group to perform skits to education studetns and adults about difficult issues facing youth.  Other events encourage youth to use their voice to inspire the community through leadership, volunteering and building strong relationships.

New Ulm Early Childhood & Family Education  (507) 359-8417
Tuition reduction program strengthens families through education by providing the best possible environment for helathy growth and development.

Pro Kinship for Kids  (507) 359-2445
Provides mentoring, parent information meetings, children's social activities and peer mentoring.

Sleepy Eye School Readiness Program  (507) 794-7907 ext. 1320
Provides children age 3-5 with developmentally apprpriate actvities and positive social interactions.

Sleepy Eye Early Childhood Family Education  (507) 794-7907 ext. 1320
Provides parent support, child development information, creates effective communication between parents and their children and promotes postivie parental attitudes.

Turner Hall Gym Program  (507) 354-1872
Basic skills program designed to be a safe and fun learning experience without competition.

Twin Valley Council Boy Scouts of America  (507)_387-3124
STEM initiative program, Scouting for Food program, migrant summer program and scholarship assistance.