United Way Funded Programs

The United Way of Ulster County has distributed over $11,000,000 in the past 20 years.

ACES: Serves the special needs of SUNY Ulster students living with mental illness. Mental Health Association

Adult Case Management Services: Case management for adults in need of supportive services. Family of Woodstock

Adult Day Programs: Daily supervised activities for adults coping with mental and physical health issues.  Always There

Adult Literacy Education: Links volunteer tutors with adults who need reading and writing assistance. Ulster Literacy Association

After School Arts & Education: Artistic performance skill-building, cultural awareness, lifeskills training for children and youth.  Center for Creative Education

After School Recreation Program: Health, physical education, cultural enrichment and social recreational activities for youth ages 8-18. Boys and Girls Clubs

Aide Training Program: Training for home care professionals.  Always There

Anger Management: Skill building to help participants understand and cope with their feelings of anger. Mental Health Association

Bridging the Gap: Vocational assessment and counseling, employment training, placement and support for disabled students ages 16-21. The Arc of Ulster-Greene

CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates: Professionally trained volunteers ensure a voice in Family Court for abused & neglected children of Ulster County. Dispute Resolution Center

Darmstadt Residence & Family Inn: Shelter and services for homeless adults and families. Family of Woodstock

Domestic Violence Services: Shelter, counseling and court advocacy. Family of Woodstock

Early Childhood Learning Center: Affordable child care for children 6 weeks to 5 years. YWCA

Emergency Assistance Program: Rental and home mortgage assistance, security deposits, and/or utility payments; and assistance in obtaining long-term housing. RUPCO

Employment Education and Outreach: Community-based legal education workshops for low-wage workers. Worker Justice Center of New York

EVOLVE: Group counseling for men who have committed domestic violence. Family of Woodstock

Family House: Emergency shelter and supportive services for youth ages 11-18. Family of Woodstock

Hodge Center: Community center providing a variety of activities for Midtown residents of all ages. Family of Woodstock

Home Based Family Support Program: In-home social work and case management services for frail elderly and family caregivers.  Jewish Family Services

Homelessness Prevention and Income Stabilization Services: Provides free, high-quality counsel in civil matters for poor and low-income individuals and families. Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

Hotline & Walk-In Centers: 24-hour food, clothing, transportation, counseling and employment services in the Ellenville, New Paltz, and Woodstock areas. Family of Woodstock

Housing Assistance: Provides financial assistance to low income residents to avoid homelessness. Ulster County Community Action

Leadership Development Program: Weekly leadership lessons and activities for youth ages 11-18. Boys and Girls Club

Midway: Long term residential care, up to 18 months, for homeless youth ages 16-20. Family of Woodstock

Non-Residential Adolescent Services: Case management services for youth ages 12-20 and their families. Family of Woodstock

Parent R&R Respite Program: Respite and support services for families of children with emotional, behavioral, or social disorders. Mental Health Association

Parenting Center: Group sessions which provide parents with information on discipline, communication, anger management, and goal setting. YWCA

The Parenting Journey: Specialized parent education curriculum for high-risk families. Family Services

Project Learn: Homework help, tutoring, and high-yield learning activities for youth ages 8-18. Boys and Girls Clubs

Relatives as Parents: Provides inter-generational activities, educational sessions, and recreational activities for relatives and children in which the child’s parents are unable to care for her/him. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County.

Schools Out: Daily after school care for youth in grades K-5 in Kingston, Ellenville, and New Paltz. YMCA

Smart Moves: Curriculum to teach children how to resist pressure to use drugs or engage in premature sexual activity. Boys and Girls Club

Starfish Summer Camp Program: Special summer camp program for elementary school children focused on increasing literacy and improving nutritional outcomes.  YMCA

Summer Day Camps: Summer day camps located in New Paltz and Shokan for youths ages 5-14. YMCA

Teen Parent Services: Information, referral, education and support services for teen parents and pregnant teens. YWCA

Teen Supreme Career Prep: Job training, one-to-one mentoring and placement opportunities for youth. Boys and Girls Club

Transition Assistance Project: Information and assistance to disabled students in grades 9-12 involved in the Transition Planning process. RCAL

Vocational Assessment, Internship and Employment Services: Skills training and job coaching to disabled adults in integrated competitive employment settings.  Gateway Community Industries

Vocational Services: Transportation, vocational training, internships, and job placement for developmentally disabled adults. The Arc of Ulster-Greene

Youth Leadership Program: Provides teens with summer jobs, job training and evaluation, and lifeskills training. YWCA