Partner Organizations

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2018-2019 United Way of the Brown County Area Partner Organizations

Basic Needs / Emergency Services

American Red Cross
  (612)871-7676
www.redcrossmn.org
Armed forces emergency services, disaster services, bloodmobiles, health & safety services, CPR, first aid.


Brown County General Crime Program

(507) 233-6665
www.co.brown.mn.us/victims-of-crime
Provides assistance to victims of crime.


CADA - Committee Against Domestic Abuse, Inc.

www.cadamn.org
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
www.lssmn.org/dept
Provides financial counseling & education on budgeting, credit, student loan repayment, housing counseling, Debt Management Plans, and more.  Active duty military, family members, and Veterans are welcome.


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



NUMAS Haus  (507) 359-2202
www.numashaus.org
Provides emergency shelter and support services to single women and children in the Brown County area. 

 


The Salvation Army

1-800-456-4483
www.salvationarmyusa.org
Provides crisis and emergency assistance to individuals and families at their greatest point of need.
 

Northwoods Camp:  Click HERE for applications
Deadline for both camps is June 1, 2018!
Each year, hundreds of children and families in Minnesota and North Dakota get an experience to remember at The Salvation Army’s Northwoods Camp on beautiful Elbow Lake. Days at camp are packed with activities like swimming, hiking, fishing, camping, archery, boating, arts and crafts, music and the ropes course. 
Northwoods Camp is located in Finilayson, MN and combines up-to-date facilities with rustic barns and cabins, originally built in 1901. Campers sleep in three modern, 56-bed bunkhouses and eat in a large dining hall. 
 

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 Public Health - Universal Contact Home Visiting Program and Follow Along Program  (507)233-6820
www.co.brown.mn.us/public-health-home
A free home visit to families who have recently delivered which includes connecting families to resources to monitor if their child’s development is on track from birth to age three.
 


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


Open Door Health Center  (507) 388-2120
www.odhc.org
Provides affordable healthcare on a sliding-fee scale to low-income, uninsured and under-insured people in southern Minnesota.


New Ulm Putting Green & Community Garden 
www.puttinggreen.org
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
nuars.org
Provides recreational and leisure activities to adults and youth with developmental disabilities.


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


Managed Resource Connections, Inc. - MRCI (507) 233-2700 or 800-829-7110
www.MyMRCI.org
Inspire genuine opportunities for individuals with disabilities/disadvantages.  MRCI provides resources to ensure person-centered choices are achieved at work, in the community, and at home.
 


SMILES
 - Southern MN Independent Living Enterprises & Services  (507) 354-7106
www.smilescil.org
Providing a wide array of independent living services including skills training, advocacy, peer mentoring through social recreation opportunities, information and referral, and transition services.

 


Enriching Lives of Seniors

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

 
Communities and Seniors Together (CAST)/ CASTLE Lifelong Learning  (507) 354-3212
www.newulmseniors.org
Provides Lifelong Learning Program (CASTLE), Medicare, technology instruction, fitness programs and socialization opportunities.

 


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


Lutheran Social Services - Respite Care  (800) 488-4146
www.lssmn.org/oa/caregiver/
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
www.co.brown.mn.us/probation-programs-and-services
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) 359-6500
https://www.co.brown.mn.us
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) 233-8311
www.newulm.k12.mn.us/ec
Tuition reduction program that enables children to enter school with the necessary skills to succeed.


Girl Scouts of MN & WI River Valleys  (507) 637-3569
www.girlscoutsrv.org
"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 students 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.
 


Minnesota Reading Corps- ServeMinnesota  (612) 333-7740
www.serveminnesota.org
Reading Corps provides skilled, caring tutors to work in Brown County schools helping children in Kindergarten – 3rd grade become strong, confident readers.
 


New Ulm Early Childhood & Family Education  (507) 233-8311
www.newulm.k12.mn.us/ec
Tuition reduction program strengthens families through education by providing the best possible environment for healthy growth and development.

 



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

 


Sleepy Eye School Readiness Program  (507) 794-7907 ext. 1320
www.sleepyeyeschools.com
Provides children age 3-5 with developmentally appropriate activities and positive social interactions.

 


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


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


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