Strategic Partners - Who We Fund

Door County’s Impact Areas & Goals

to be facilitated by United Way of Door County’s
Strategic Partners for 2020

 

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Basic Needs: Helping to meet basic needs for food, transportation, housing, safety, and jobs.

A. Work to insure that the Door County average unemployment rate is less than the State of Wisconsin average unemployment rate throughout the year.

  • Volunteer Transportation, a program of Door Tran
  • Cradle to Career

B. Decrease the number of food insecure among those who are at or below 250% of the federal poverty level.

  • Volunteer Transportation, a program of Door Tran
  • Loaves and Fishes Community Meal
  • Meals Program, a program of Boys & Girls Club of Door County

C. Decrease the number of individuals in unsustainable housing, based on calls/reports made in 2010

D. Make Door County safer for vulnerable populations (older adults, victims of domestic and sexual violence, mentally and physically challenged, shut-ins, and the families of these specific populations) by enhancing the safety services available to them by 10% by 2014.

  • WICHP
  • Legal Aid Society
  • Medical Equipment Loan Program, a program of Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Domestic Abuse Program, a program of Help of Door County
  • Violence Intervention Services, a program of Help of Door County
  • Family Access Solutions, a program of Help of Door County
  • Sexual Assault Center, a program of Family Services

E. Provide access to public transportation services to 15% more individuals than in 2009.

  • Volunteer Transportation Program, a program of Door Tran

F. Increase access to mentoring/job coach/technical education programs for all, beginning with middle school age students.

  • Moving Forward, a program of We Are Hope
  • Volunteer Transportation, a program Door Tran
  • Youth Mentoring of Big Brothers Big Sisters 

Community: Enhancing neighbors, individuals, and families to continue to build strong relationships in caring for each other and understanding the roles and challenges each faces.

A. Encourage healthy relationships among youth and young adults and encourage responsible choices by decreasing the occurrence of teen pregnancy, teens needing treatment for STD’s, and teen violence.

  • Youth Mentoring a program of Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Door County Partnership for Children and Families
  • Cradle to Career

B. Identify and advocate for “3rd places” in communities that are safe and nurture “family” members.

C. Increase the availability and effectiveness of abuse (emotional, physical, financial) prevention programs measured by the decreased use of reactionary services.

  • Healthy Families Door County, a program of Family Services

    D. Increase educational resources available to “caregivers” of adults by 5% annually.
  • Memory Care Services, a program of Door County Medical Center

E. Increase educational resources available to parents/guardians by 5% annually.

  • Moving Forward, a program of We Are Hope
  • Door County Cradle to Career, a program of Lakeshore CAP
  • Door County Partnership for Children & Families, a program of United Way

F. Increase the hours of available childcare for weekend, extended hours, sick, and/or summer programming by 5% by 2015 in any of these areas.

G. Increase opportunities for children to obtain school supplies and payment of school fees.

  • Back-to-School Fair, a program of Altrusa

H. Maintain and/or increase the level of low or no cost “family” events based on those offered in 2010.

  • Door County Partnership for Children and Families

I. Maintain affordability of licensed childcare centers.

  • Barker Child Development Center, a program of Door County YMCA
  • Scholarship Assistance Program, a program of Northern Door Child Care Center

J. Promote personal financial stability and literacy.

  • Building Financial Capability & Literacy for All Ages, Money Management Counselors a program of FISC

Health: Encouraging healthy lifestyles, access to dental, hearing, mental, primary, and vision health care.

A. Ensure the provision of affordable, accessible, and available mental health care (measure reduction in waiting  lists).

  • Jak's Place,  a program of Lakeshore CAP
  • STRIDE, Mental Health Services in Schools

B.   Ensure the provision of affordable, accessible, and available primary health care including vision and hearing.

C. Increase available hours of affordable dental care for adults and children in Door County.

  •  Door County Medical Center Dental Clinic

D. Increase healthy lifestyle knowledge base of Door County residents.

  • Healthy Door County, a program of United Way

E. Increase the knowledge base of early intervention methods for primary health care.

  •  Loaves and Fishes Community Meal
  • Memory Care Services, a program of Door County Medical Center

F. Promote/advocate for Door County residents to increase their healthy behaviors.

  • Jak's Place,a program of Lakeshore CAP
  • Healthy Door County,a program of United Way
  • STRIDE, Mental Health Services in School
  • Door County Partnership for Children and Families

G. Reduce the stigma around mental and emotional health issues in order to encourage community acceptance and integration.

Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA): Challenging the community to embrace change in the culture involving alcohol and other drug use.

A. Advocate for zero tolerance for drunk driving and other behaviors associated with AODA.

  • Door County A.O.D. Coalition,a program of United Way
  • 115 Club

B. Increase the knowledge base related to the effects of alcohol and other drug use.

  • Door County A.O.D. Coalition, a program of United Way
  • 115 Club

C. Promote/advocate for community dialogue to define healthy, responsible, and appropriate alcohol and other drug use.

  • Door County A.O.D. Coalition, a program of United Way
  • 115 Club

D. Promote programs to support individuals and their families recovering from substance abuse.

  • Door County A.O.D. Coalition, a program of United Way
  • 115 Club

E. Focus on the impact of AODA and the role that it plays in such behaviors including but not limited to:  inappropriate sexual behaviors, violent acts, impaired mental and physical functioning, and inappropriate role modeling.

  • Door County A.O.D. Coalition, a program of United Way
  • 115 Club

F. Support local and statewide legislation that promotes cultural change in alcohol and other drug use.

  • Door County A.O.D. Coalition, a program of United Way
  • 115 Club