Basic Needs

Among UWEPC's commitments is ensuring families are stable and live in a stable environment. Realizing that there are struggling families in the community, UWEPC supports health and human service programs that provide immediate assistance and services. It's part of the broader goal of empowering families. 

 

COMMUNITY-BASED PARTNERSHIPS

 

UWEPC is working to improve our children's future through proven community-based partnerships. 

  • Enroll El Paso
    • Goal: Individuals have the knowledge and support necessary to effectively meet their physical needs. 
    • Strategy: Health screening and education programs/services.
  • FamilyWize
    • Goal: Individuals have the knowledge and support necessary to effectively meet their physical needs. 
    • Strategy: Health screening and education programs/services.
  • Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
    • Goal: Safety net and emergency services provided a foundation of care and support. 
    • Strategy: Supplemental nutrition assistance

 

DIRECT PROGRAM SUPPORT

 

UWEPC provides direct financial support to the following local agencies known as Community Impact Funded Agencies.

 

GOAL: Individuals and families are mentally healthy. 

STRATEGY: Integrated mental health services.

  • Catholic Counseling Services Inc.
    • Counseling  
  • Centro San Vicente
    • Homeless Continuum of Care Program 
  • Family Service of El Paso
    • Integrated Mental Health Program
  • Jewish Family and Children's Services
    • Mental Health Counseling 
  • Project Vida
    • Integrated Behavioral Health Care

 

GOAL: Safety net and emergency services provide a foundation of care and support. 

STRATEGY: Emergency and transitional housing programs. 

  • El Paso Center for Children, Inc.
    • Runaway Shelter 
  • Opportunity Center for the Homeless
    • Day Resource Center - Shelter for Women
    • Day Reource Center - Shelter for Men
  • Project Vida
    • Roots and Wings
  • Reynolds Home
    • Beyond Shelters
  • El Paso Villa Maria 
    • Transitional Living Program
  • The Salvation Army of El Paso
    • Homeless Family Shelter
  • YWCA El Paso del Norte Region
    • Sara McKnight Transitional Living Center

 

GOAL: Safety net and emergency services provide a foundation of care and support. 

STRATEGY: Emergency food pantries and congregant meals. 

  • El Pasoans Fighting Hunger
    • Feeding Program and Mobile Pantry
  • Opportunity Center for the Homeless
    • Centralized Feeding Program 

 

GOAL: Safety net and emergency services provide a foundation of care and support. 

STRATEGY: Homeless prevention services and emergency and disaster response services. 

  • American Red Cross - El Paso Chapter
    • Disaster Services
  • YWCA El Paso del Norte Region 
    • Mi Casa Homeless Child Development Center

 

GOAL: Individuals and families live in a home free of abuse and violence. 

STRATEGY: Shelter for Individual and families experiencing domestic violence and child abuse. 

  • Center Against Family and Sexual Violence
    • Emergency/Transitional Living Center
  • Child Crisis Center of El Paso 
    • Crisis Nursery & Emergency Shelter
  • El Paso Center for Children 
    • Therapeutic Homes

 

GOAL: Individuals and families live in a home free of abuse and violence. 

STRATEGY: Supportive Services

  • CASA of El Paso 
    • Court Appointed Special Advocates
  • Center Against Family and Sexual Violence
    • Family Resources Center
  • Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services
    • Immigrant Victim Restoration Program 

 

GOAL: Individuals have the knowledge and support necessary to effectively meet their physical needs. 

STRATEGY: Health screening and education programs/services and healthy lifestyle education programs.

  • Alzheimer’s Association 
    • Alzheimer’s Family Support Services
  • El Paso Diabetes Association 
    • Diabetes Self-Management Program