United Way Partner Agencies
Here in San Antonio and Bexar County, United Way invests your one donation in more well-managed programs that change lives and strengthen families than any other organization in this community. Following is a brief description of United Way-funded agencies and other community initiatives.
Dedicated volunteers ensure that United Way partner agencies and programs are sound, effective and worthy of your support. Every year volunteer members of United Way’s Program Review and Stewardship Review teams conduct on-site agency visits, assess client demographics and outcomes, analyze financial statements and evaluate overall agency and program effectiveness.
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County 352.7000 – Only United Way invests your gift in 135 programs at 62 partner agencies … a network of services which strengthen our community. Over 350 volunteers examine and monitor these programs.
United Way – Children – United Way supports children by safeguarding them from abuse and neglect, offering respite to families of children with special needs, developing self-esteem and social skills, and many other services for the children of Bexar County.
United Way – Families – United Way supports families by teaching parenting skills to new fathers, offering respite to families of children with special needs, supporting seniors and families caring for elderly parents, and many other services that stabilize and strengthen families.
United Way – Food, Shelter and Emergency Care – United Way feeds those in crisis, provides homeless families a safe haven, offers refuge to victims of family violence, comforts and supports those affected by disasters, and so much more.
United Way – Women’s Leadership Council – WLC strategically invests in programs enhancing lives of women and children through early childhood development, childcare scholarships, parent engagement and emerging needs leading to improved graduation rates and family self sufficiency.
Alpha Home 735.3822 – Provides spiritually-based substance abuse treatment and support to women and their families in order to prepare them to become more productive members of society.
American Heart Association 617.2600 – Builds healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke through medical research, community outreach and education through our schools, worksites and community partnerships.
American Red Cross, San Antonio Chapter 224.5151 – Ready to provide comfort, support, and hope to disaster victims; and connect deployed soldiers and families.
Any Baby Can of San Antonio 227.0170 – Provides case management, crisis funding, information and referral to families with children facing serious health challenges, developmental disabilities and chronic illness.
Arc of San Antonio, The 490.4300 – Provides services for children and adults with developmental disabilities, including day habilitation, after school care, family support services, comprehensive case management, socialization and recreation programming.
Avance – San Antonio 220.1788 – Through education and family support services, AVANCE strengthens the family unit and promotes school readiness in young children by parents becoming their child’s first teacher.
Barshop Jewish Community Center for San Antonio 302.6820 – Provides educational, recreational and cultural programs for infants six weeks of age through senior adults. Awards over $100,000 in scholarships for day care and camp.
Battered Women and Children’s Shelter of Bexar County (a.k.a. Family Violence Prevention Services) 733.8810 – Provides safe shelter, transition to self-sufficiency, counseling and legal advocacy for victims of family violence.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas 225.6322 – The BBBS mentoring program matches vulnerable children with caring volunteers who assist children to develop the assets they need to become productive contributing successful adults.
BioBridge Global 731.5555 – Your community’s source of life-saving blood, cord blood and tissue for transfusion and transplantation. A center for unduplicated clinical research and cancer therapy.
Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council 341.8611 – Youth development programs for school age boys and young women in high school offering character and leadership development, citizenship training, and personal and mental fitness.
Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio 436.0686 – Provides opportunities for the development of local at-risk youth by instilling assets, values and skills that will enhance their lives as responsible caring adults.
Boysville 659.1901 – Provides emergency shelter, residential, foster care, and transitional living to children 0-17 who due to abuse, neglect, or family disruption cannot live with their families.
Brighton Center 826.4492 – Provides early intervention services including counseling, coordination, developmental activities, nutrition, vision and hearing screenings and physical, occupational, and speech therapy in the child’s natural environment.
Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of San Antonio 222.1294 – Provides crisis intervention, parenting education, maternity shelter, youth/senior services, VITA; guardianship and money management for seniors.
CentroMed 334.3700 – Provides medical, dental, behavioral health, nutrition and social services for economically disadvantaged or homeless families. Activity center provides health services for the frail and elderly.
Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA) 225.7070 – CASA volunteers advocate for placement in safe and permanent homes for abused and neglected children. Volunteers investigate cases and report findings to the judge.
Child Care Scholarship Fund 352.7000 – Helps struggling families pursue self-sufficiency by awarding child care scholarship assistance for their young children. This allows the parents to complete education or training.
Children’s Association for Maximum Potential (CAMP) 671.5411 – Offers camping experiences for individuals with special needs in a medically safe environment; respite services for families, and CEUs for healthcare and other caregivers.
Children’s Hospital of San Antonio 704.2526 – Serves health and psychosocial needs of children and families with chronic and complex medical conditions, including cancer, asthma, diabetes, birth defects, hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, etc.
Children’s Shelter, The 212.2500 – Since 1901, emergency shelter for abused children, residential treatment care, foster care and adoption services.
ChildSafe 675.9000 – Provides child sexual abuse victims with services necessary for emotional and physical healing through forensic interviews, medical exams, counseling, support services and coordinated investigations.
Christian Assistance Ministries 223.4099 – CAM provides food, clothing, financial assistance for rent, utilities, and counseling for people in crisis in Bexar County.
Christian Senior Services/Meals on Wheels/Senior Companions 735.5115 – Promotes the dignity and independence of seniors who need Meals on Wheels, companionship, or Grace Place Alzheimer’s Day Care.
Chrysalis Ministries, Inc. 299.4540 – Provides interfaith ministries, educational classes to incarcerated adults and juveniles, and social services, support groups, and psycho educational classes to those formerly incarcerated and their families.
CI-NOW (Community Information-NOW) 562.5500 – A collaboration of public, private and nonprofit organizations working together to build neighborhood assets, quality community information systems and greater access to community technology centers
City Year San Antonio 247.4500 – City Year San Antonio is an education-focused AmeriCorps program that partners with public schools to reduce dropouts and increase college readiness..
Clarity Child Guidance Center 616.0300 – Specialized inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents. Services include acute, residential and day treatment programs, psychological evaluation, medication management, individual and family therapy.
Communities in Schools of San Antonio 520.8440 – School-based dropout prevention program providing year-round assistance to children who are at risk of academic failure. Serves at-risk children in grades K-12 at 74 schools.
Crosspoint 225.0864 – Provides a structured behavioral health program for adults referred from the criminal justice system to facilitate progress toward self-sufficiency and successful community reintegration.
Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio 334.2300 – Provides affordable and accessible primary health care, dental care, health education, wellness services, counseling services and child development program to low income families.
Ella Austin Community Center 224.2351 – Multi-purpose social service agency that provides child development program, after school activities, nutritious senior meals, emergency food, clothing, and utility assistance.
Eastside Promise Neighborhood 352.7000 – A neighborhood effort revitalizing the Eastside through high quality schools, improved graduation rates and engaged residents/parents that builds on Eastside assets and addresses challenges.
Family Service Association of San Antonio 299.2400 – Our services address issues of work and family life, supports for school success, child abuse, counseling, gang violence and ensures independent living for the elderly.
Fort Sam Houston Youth Services 221.3502 – Helps young people develop social skills and builds their self-esteem through recreational, instructional and athletic programs, youth campus, after-school care and pre-job training.
Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas 349.2404 – Builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.
Good Samaritan Community Services 434.5531 – Quality programs that change lives of low-income individuals include accredited childcare, after-school and summer enrichment, college preparation, senior programs and adult life skills workshops.
Goodwill Industries of San Antonio 924.8581 – Our mission is to help change lives through the power of work. Provides participants with job training, placements and guidance to overcome barriers to gainful employment.
Greater Randolph Area Services Program (GRASP) 658.6351 – Provides financial help with clothing, shelter and emergency food. Offers elderly congregate and homebound meals.
Guadalupe County United Way – Serving residents of Guadalupe County.
Haven for Hope 220.2100 – Provides the homeless with shelter, training, skills and comprehensive social services needed to help them become self-sufficient. Our mission is to transform and save lives.
Healy-Murphy Center 223.2944 – Accredited alternative education program that offers self-paced instruction, parenting, child development classes, counseling, clinic and childcare for clients seeking diploma or GED.
Hispanic Religious Partnership 731.8118 – Helps families with infants by providing baby supplies for parents attending parenting classes.
Jewish Family Services of San Antonio 302.6920 – Provides individual, family and group counseling to overcome emotional trauma and mental disorders, and learn behaviors necessary to function as productive members of the community.
Kendall County United Way – Serving residents of Kendall County.
Kerr County United Way – Serving residents of Kerr County.
Lackland AFB Boys & Girls Club 671.2510 – Offers social, recreational and educational programs for base-personnel youngsters. Sports before and after school, camps and classes contribute to family and community morale and well-being.
Lifetime Recovery 633.0201 – Offers targeted, evidence-based treatment for chemical dependency to medically indigent adults suffering from substance abuse and addiction, utilizing both residential and outpatient settings.
Madonna Neighborhood Center 432.2374 – Provides social services including clothing and noon meals for senior citizens.
Masters Leadership Program of San Antonio and Bexar County 352.7000 – Provides a select, diverse and highly qualified group of volunteers who are informed on community needs and issues to serve primarily on nonprofit and civic organization Boards.
Mission Road Ministries 924.9265 – Changes lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities by focusing on their potential for independence, productivity, acceptance and self-reliance rather than on their limitations.
Palmer Drug Abuse Program – San Antonio 227.2634 – Offers individual, family and group substance abuse outpatient services. Chemical-free social activities, community prevention programs. Free and confidential for teens, adults and family members.
Presa Community Service Center 532.5295 – Empowers families to achieve self-sufficiency by providing emergency aid, senior and youth development programs, transportation, financial literacy and mentoring and support for school success.
Randolph AFB Youth Activities 652.5941 – Provides before-school, after-school and summer day care, and a diversified program for dependent children of base employees living near Randolph AFB.
Rape Crisis Center for Children and Adults, The 521.7273 – Assists sexual assault survivors with crisis intervention and telephone crisis support 24/7. Offers seminars on campuses and community venues to reduce incidence of sexual assault.
Respite Care of San Antonio 737.1212 – Enhances the stability and nurturing capabilities of families of children with developmental disabilities and complex medical needs through community based and emergency shelter services.
Roy Maas’ Youth Alternatives 340.8077 – Provides crisis intervention and long-term residential services.
St. Paul Lutheran Child Development Center 534.8577 – Provides early childhood education for children recovering from abuse and neglect with an emphasis on nurturing their social, emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual development.
St. Peter-St. Joseph Children’s Home 533.1203 – Provides long-term residential care for neglected and abused children ages 2-17.
SA Youth 223.3131 – Promotes academic success and lifelong learning for high-risk urban school children and high school drop-outs through fun and engaging programs.
Salvation Army, The 352.2000 – Provides emergency shelter, food and disaster services for those in need.
SAMMinistries (San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries) 340.0302 – Helps the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless to attain self-sufficiency by offering, with dignity and compassion, shelter, housing and services.
San Antonio AIDS Foundation 225.4715 – Offers residential HIV/AIDS skilled nursing hospice care; including case management, hot meals, prevention education and free HIV testing.
San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse 225.4741 – Offers prevention services and resources for children, families, teachers, clergy, businesses, human services and community groups to promote safe and drug-free communities.
San Antonio Family Endeavors, Inc. 431.6466 – Provides an array of programs and services for children, families, the homeless and adults struggling with chronic mental illness.
San Antonio Food Bank 337.3663 – Our mission is to fight hunger in Bexar and the fifteen surrounding counties through food distribution, programs, education and advocacy. Fighting Hunger…Feeding Hope.
Seton Home 533.3504 – 24-hour residential program that provides medical, educational, life skills, recreational, parenting and therapeutic services to homeless, pregnant/parenting teens who choose to parent their children.
United Way Help Line 2-1-1 or 227-HELP (4357) – Offers information, referral and telephone counseling services 24/7. Callers receive information on suicide prevention, mental health, teen issues, etc. Services are free. Calls are confidential.
United Way of Comal County – Serving residents of Comal County.
USO San Antonio 227.9373 - Our mission is to provide morale, welfare and recreation type services to our men and women in uniform. We are their home away from home.
Volunteer Center at United Way 352.7000 – Clearinghouse for individuals and/or group volunteers. Refers potential volunteers to area nonprofit organizations with over 1,000 programs. Helps United Way-affiliated and unaffiliated organizations.
YMCA of Greater San Antonio 246.9622 – Builds strong kids, strong families and strong communities by providing individuals with direct access to quality childcare and youth development.
Young Women’s Christian Association 228.9922 – Empowers children and youth to become productive and self-sufficient citizens by encouraging them to succeed in school and pursue higher education.
2-1-1 Texas Military Family Access Project 227.4357 – The Texas Military Family Access Project connects service members (past and present), their families and survivors, to vital health and human service resources.