Financial Stability

We administer federal funds to community organizations to help people in times of...
Neighbor to Neighbor helps people meet emergency needs.
Housing related service providers working together to end chronic homelessness.

Learn more about finacial stablity programs

We know we are on the right track because we are seeing some powerful results:

  • Through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance,  5,088 low-income individuals received free tax assistance. This effort returned more than  $8,252,267 to New Haven area taxpayers and saved tax payers over $1,017,600 in filing fees.
  • Together with our workforce development partners, we helped 91 people with significant barriers to employment get permanent jobs.
    -- 78% of them increased their household income as a result of their involvement with a United way Program.
    -- 57% are in jobs that pay $10 or more an hour.
    -- 23% moved about 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (considered a measure of self-sufficiency in Connecticut).

 

Created: February 26, 2015 - 10:53am
-- Updated: October 26, 2016 - 12:55pm