Our Work in Health
United Way addresses pressing health and healthcare issues facing the most vulnerable in our community, the elderly, those struggling financially, and the young. Together with our partner agencies, we target childhood obesity, nutrition programs, services to the deaf and hard of hearing, health prescription coverage, substance abuse, family violence, and oral health.
Health Impact Area
Overarching Health Goal: Improving people's health and well being
Long Healthy Lives
By 2020, improve Indian River County residents physical and mental health by 10% in the following areas:
Healthy Weight, Major Depressive Episodes, Ability to Live Independently
Healthy Moms, Healthy Kids
By 2020 improve the quality of life for mothers, infants and children by at least 10% in the following areas:
Children's Oral Health, Child Abuse, Prenatal Care, Children's Mental Health, Childhood Obesity
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