2020-2021 United Way of the Brown County Area Partner Organizations
Basic Needs / Emergency Services
CAMP IN A BOX: The Salvation Army is offering a FREE Camp in a Box opportunity with fun ideas and craft projects to do at home. Any child/family can request this box. OUR GOAL is these will also be children who have gone to camp with us in the past or will join us in camp 2022. DEADLINE to register is May 24th. CLICK HERE for more information.
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
Provides financial counseling & education on budgeting, credit, student loan repayment, housing counseling, Debt Management Plans, and more. Services are available for all Brown County residents. Active duty military, family members, and Veterans are welcome.
New Ulm Clothing Depot (507) 276-6302
(NEW LOCATION!) 101 North Broadway, New Ulm, MN
Serving families in New Ulm and surrounding areas with free clothing, shoes and miscellaneous household items.
Open Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00 am until noon.
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
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.
Provides grief support for parents, grandparents and siblings after the death of a child.
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.
Life-Work Planning Center (507)345-1577 or 1-800-369-5166
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
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.
- Southern MN Independent Living Enterprises & Services (507) 354-7106
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.
Community and Seniors Together (CAST)/ CASTLE Lifelong Learning (507) 354-3212
Provides Lifelong Learning Program (CASTLE), Medicare, technology instruction, fitness programs and socialization opportunities.
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.
Children's Special Needs Camping Project (507) 359-6500
Coordinates with a number of different camps to best meet the special needs of the children that are referred to the program.
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 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.
SPOTS, Students Performing On Tough Situations, is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 season. SPOTS allows students an opportunity to influence others to make better choices when faced with tough situations. Students applying are not required to have acting experience…just a willingness to learn and be part of a team. SPOTS is open to students going into grades 9-12 in New Ulm and grades 7-12 in Sleepy Eye and Springfield. Click HERE for the application.
New Ulm Early Childhood & Family Education (507) 233-8311
Tuition reduction program strengthens families through education by providing the best possible environment for healthy growth and development.
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 positive parental attitudes.