Partner Agencies

United Way of Greater St. Joseph Partner Agencies

United Way of Greater St. Joseph improves lives by supporting the following 17 area Partner Agencies.

Bartlett Center - serves as a focal point for community activity and programs including childcare and youth programs.


Big Brothers Big Sisters - helps children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with mentors who have measurable impact on youth.


Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Inc. - takes a multifaceted approach by providing housing and supportive services for homeless, disabled families; crisis pregnancy services; adoptions; senior transportation; emergency assistance; and workforce development.


The CENTER, A Samaritan Center - provides professional, accessible counseling, psychological, and psychiatric services to promote the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being of individuals.


Children’s Mercy - serves the region as a pediatric medical center that provides comprehensive and specialized services to all children regardless of ability to pay. 


Community Missions (CMC) - provides permanent housing along with supportive services for men with disabilities who have been chronically homeless.


Family Guidance Center for Behavioral Healthcare - offers an array of services to help people who are living with mental illness or addiction disorders live longer, healthier lives.


InterServ - provides accredited preschool; youth out-of-school activities; immigration services; emergency assistance, food pantry, financial counseling; in-home/medical, nutrition and volunteer placement services for seniors.


Legal Aid of Western Missouri - provides free, quality, civil legal assistance for those who have nowhere else to turn.


Northwest Missouri Community Services - provides multiple services to assist individuals and families in need to help improve stability.


Pony Express Council, Boy Scouts of America - provides an educational program to build character, train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develop personal fitness.


St. Joseph Safety and Health Council - promotes prevention of injury, illness and death by planning, conducting, promoting, and assisting in activities designed to decrease the number, severity, and cost of accidents. 


The Salvation Army - assists those in crisis situations with residential shelter, emergency assistance, clothing, and household items. Also offers counseling, summer camps, and youth programs.


Specialty Industries - provides meaningful employment to individuals with disabilities in our community.


United Cerebral Palsy of Northwest Missouri - offers services to enhance independence and quality of life for children and adults with developmental disabilities, including early intervention, employment, and life skills.


YMCA - provides healthy activities for children, adults, and families, turning no one away due to inability to pay. 


YWCA - provides comprehensive domestic violence and sexual assault services, including a 24-hour hotline and shelter for women and children, as well as licensed childcare, childcare resources, fitness/recreation, and women’s programs.