Poverty forces people to make impossible decisions like paying rent or putting food on the table. The complexity of poverty has many contributing factors. Its social and economic issues impact entire communities and everyone who lives in them.
Meet the basic needs of our community’s most vulnerable people, giving everyone the opportunity to succeed.
United Way Centraide North East Ontario along with our partners are helping to provide the foundational building blocks of a good life. This includes ensuring that essential services such as emergency shelter, food, employment, financial sustainability support and training programs are available when and where they are needed.
Your support makes a difference. In 2018:
68,351 nutritional meals were provided to help improve food security.
2,887 individuals accessed emergency supports to help meet basic needs including shelter and clothing.
18,008 crisis interventions were provided to vulnerable people through street outreach.
2,098 individuals utilized transportation supports that connected them to community services.