The United Way of Thunder Bay Community Impact Plan has three core goals. Each goal has strategic priorities and outcomes to help us evaluate our performance.
The United Way of Thunder Bay will bring the community together to focus collective efforts on:
Emergency and affordable nutritious food provision
Knowledge and skills building regarding nutrition, food preparation, and managing food insecurity
Access to emergency shelters and/or transitional housing
Emergency support for those affected by addictions and mental health challenges
Supports to find safe and stable housing
Programs that offer low-cost or no cost transportation.
Counselling and supports that help families and individuals manage the effects of poverty and /or underemployment
Short and long-term support for those affected by addictions and mental health challenges
Domestic violence prevention and support services
Supports to build safe and welcoming neighbourhoods
Literacy, financial literacy and financial management skills
Opportunities for skill development
Transitional services to move people from emergency shelter to safe stable housing.
Supports to address family violence, addictions and/ or mental health challenges
Children and family counselling programs focused on healthy decision making, coping skills, building self-esteem and resiliency
Programs that strengthen positive parenting skills and a supportive family environment
Access to positive role models, mentors and leadership development programs
Recreation programs that provide a safe and supportive environment where youth can build strong positive peer relationships and develop a sense of belonging.