Our Priority Areas

As a "connector of resources," our United Way is working to ensure that El Pasoans are connected to services that improve their lives by focusing on family-centric priorities. 

EDUCATION 

School Readiness 

Children enter school ready to learn. 

  • Home visitation programs 
  • Early childhood development 

Youth Success 

Preparing Youth for Success After High School 

  • Quality in-school and out-of-school time programs 
  • Family engagement 
  • Support services 

INCOME 

Economic Mobility 

Individuals and families improve their socio-economic condition 

  • Financial education 
  • Free tax preparation 
  • Job readiness 
  • Financial support services 

HEALTH

Access to Health 

Individuals and families have access to healthcare and improve their health

  • Behavioral health (counseling) 
  • Healthy beginnings 
  • Health insurance enrollment 
  • Family physical activity and healthy weight management 

BASIC NEEDS 

  • Food pantries
  • Emergency housing for families 
  • Domestic violence prevention and support
  • Disaster response