Welcome to the United Way of Ulster County

We believe that it is the right of every individual in Ulster County to have programs and services available to help them achieve their greatest potential.

A Special Message from Our Office

The United Way of Ulster County embraces diversity and stands in solidarity with those condemning racism and violence. We recognize that inequality and injustice are embedded in our society, and strive to contribute to efforts for change.

Learn More About United Way’s Funded Programs

Mental Health Association
A.C.E.S – Academic Coaching for Educational Success

ACES provides services to students with emotional and psychological disabilities. ACES counselors help students manage the college environment successfully.

Center for Creative Education
After School Arts & Education

The Center for Creative Education (CCE) provides innovative, high quality programs with a special emphasis on serving low income, minority and at-risk children and youth.

YMCA’s Camp Seewackamano
Affordable Childcare

Camp Seewackamano is nestled on 37 wooded acres with a lake, hiking trails, playing fields, and more in the Catskill Forest Preserve. United Way provides scholarships so that all children can participate in this great summer experience.

Do You Know ALICE?

ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed

People for which the cost of living outpaces what they earn.

211 services are free and confidential.

Nationally certified call specialists are available 24/7, answering questions about food assistance, housing and shelters, utilities, abuse prevention, suicide, foster parenting, medical help and more.