Health

Our Work in Health

United Way addresses pressing health concerns for the most vulnerable in our community. Health of individuals is a strong indicator of the health of a community. Achieving and maintaining good health is important during all stages of life, from conception through childhood, into adulthood through older age. To improve the health of our community, we must all become more aware of health risks, starting from before birth. Whether it is a teen struggling to make the right decision, a senior in need of home health care, or a survivor of abuse seeking a safer environment; United Way is working to improve the quality of life for all.

Health Impact Area

If you are an organization that would like information on grant availability for programs that fit our Health Impact Area click here.

Overarching Health Goal: Improving people's health and well being.

✔️Community Goal: 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

✔️Community Goal: 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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