Many Northeast Florida residents are struggling to meet even the most basic needs for survival. The health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic led to soaring rates of food insecurity, increased financial instability and a significant uptick in mental health challenges, while an intensifying affordability crisis is driving a rise in evictions and preventing people from securing stable housing.
Ensure our most vulnerable residents have access to nutritious food, stable housing, strong mental health and emergency financial assistance during times of crisis
To accomplish this goal, United Way will focus on priority strategies including:
Informational and referral service that provides callers with information on free available community resources; includes Ride United transportation assistance, meal delivery and crisis/suicide intervention.Get Help
Specialized care coordination that helps active military, Veterans and their families understand their benefits and navigate available community resources.Learn More
Youth mental health care and other wrap-around services that address barriers to academic success.Learn More
Includes the First Coast Relief Fund, Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) and JEA Neighbor to Neighbor program.