Northfield Area United Way

Community Action Center

The Community Action Center promotes a healthy, caring and just community for all people. The CAC meets basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter; provides crisis support, transportation, and services designed to facilitate neighbors helping neighbors. Included in programming: Northfield Works, the Food Shelf and emergency financial assistance.

Children Thrive
Enhances the well-being of families and builds self-esteem for kids. Programs include Operation Backpack, Christmas Sharing, Thursday’s Table community meals, and youth volunteer opportunities.

Vital Communities
Recruits, trains, and manages volunteers across CAC programs. Builds relationship networks across the community to address economic and social challenges.

Homes for All
Provides emergency shelter, transitional housing for homeless families, and permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless people with mental illness. All housing programs include case management services to foster self-sufficiency.

Community Action Center

Northfield Schools PLUS Program

Gives low-income and at-risk youth positive, constructive and educational ways to spend after-school and summer time.

Northfield Schools PLUS Program

Northfield Schools Bridges to Kindergarten

Bridges to Kindergarten summer program brings incoming kindergarteners to the classroom to prepare them for academic success.

Hand-in-Hand preschool helps at-risk children and their families build skills for school success through classroom activities, parent education and home visits.

Northfield Schools School Readiness Programs

Northfield Schools TORCH Program

Latino, first-generation and at-risk students in Middle School and High School receive guidance and academic support to prepare them for college: Tackling Obstacles and Raising College Hopes.

Northfield Schools TORCH Program

Northfield Union of Youth

Youth-run organization provides programs targeting at-risk and alternative youth. The Key youth center welcomes all youth ages 12-20. Gives power and voice to area youth; creates a caring and enriching community.

Northfield Union of Youth