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The United Way of Southington is a local non-profit organization managed by a very small staff and supported by hundreds of volunteers each year. By utilizing the time an talent of people from all walks of life, the United Way of Southington is able to invest in 16 agencies each year – providing community wide services that range from infants to the elderly. This commitment proves that live do change when a community cares.

Nutmeg Big Brothers/Big Sisters – provides mentoring services to at-risk children and adolescents

Bread for Life – Our mission is to provide food, fellowship and a sense of dignity to those in need. We provide daily meals in our kitchen, delivered within our Senior community and also to the homebound.

Child Guidance Clinic – provides counseling to children and families to help them with any struggles

Community Mental Health Affiliates – provides programs for students at our alternative high school

Connecticut Legal Services – provides access to justice as a means of improving the lives of low-income people. Clients use the law to help themselves climb out of poverty, improve their lives and build better futures for their children

Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut – helping adults and families to improve their lives through English literacy

Margaret Griffin Child Development Center – provides daycare to families who need childcare in order to achieve or maintain economic self-sufficiency ( by working, attending school, or participating in job training)

Mulberry Gardens “Friendship Club” – complementary respite day service for seniors and their caregivers. The program includes transportation (if needed), activities, entertainment and a nutritious snack and lunch.

Prudence Crandall Center – provides a free, confidential services to area children, youth and adults whose lives are affected by domestic violence

Senior  Transportation Services Inc. – provides rides and volunteer services to our community

Salvation Army – provides a full range of services to those in crisis in our community

Hartford Health Care at Home – assist clients to return to their former level of wellness, to restore independence and to educate them so that they are able to care for themselves in their own home. Services provided could include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or homecare aides.

Southington Community YMCA – provide wide range of programs targeted to our youth

YWCA Sexual Assault Crisis Service – provides counseling and services to victims of sexual assault