Health

United Way builds a stronger community where families have increased access to health care, as well as healthy foods, activities and environments, creating healthier beginnings and healthier lives. 
 

Health Community Impact Partners:

The Arc (Association for Rights of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities)

The Arc provides many services to individuals with mental retardation and other disabilities and their families.

The Children’s Center at Southern Miss provides early childhood education and family support for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers who have communication and developmental disabilities.

Edward's Street Fellowship Health Clinic

The Fellowship Health Clinic at Edward's Street Fellowship Center is providing free health, dental, and pharmaceutical care for the uninsured and underinsured of Forrest and Lamar counties.

The Family YMCA

The Family YMCA's programs emphasize physical fitness and healthy lifestyles.

Kids Hub Child Advocacy Center

Advocacy services provide children with tools necessary to heal from their trauma and move forward through the criminal justice system feeling supported. 

Shafer Center for Crisis Intervention

The Shafer Center provides support, counseling and referral for victims of sexual violence, homicide and families of suicide victims.