Providing social, recreational and educational programming for middle school and high school students with disabilities.
Offering emergency assistance, needs assessment, advocacy, case management and employment support to people in crisis with incomes less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level.
A child abuse prevention agency providing supportive and educational in-home services to families at risk of child abuse and neglect, through a parent mentoring program.
Providing quality health care, advocacy and wellness education to people in our community who have limited healthcare alternatives.
Offering essential, 24-hour services to victims of domestic and sexual violence.
Serving as a backbone organization for youth and family efforts in Northfield and striving to identify needs for youth and families in the community, build coalitions to develop and run programs, and write and manage large collaborative grants to bring additional resources into the community.
Giving power and voice to area youth by creating a caring and enriching community for youth and helping connect youth to each other, caring adults and the Northfield community.
Working to increase the number of low-income youth in Northfield sports with a scholarship fund that makes it possible for all Northfield youth to participate in sports associations regardless of their families’ financial circumstances.
Training peer leaders to be contacts when students with problems seek out other students whom they can trust.
Providing low-income and at-risk Northfield children with free mentoring, tutoring, skill-building workshops and cultural enrichment programs after school and over the summer.
Providing social, recreational and educational opportunities for adults with disabilities.
Pairing youth in grades 2-7 with college-aged mentors for one-on-one mentorship, and providing ongoing support and guidance to ensure lasting mentoring relationships with adults who care.
Providing shelter and supportive services for women and children experiencing homelessness, with the goal of helping families work toward stability and self-sufficiency.
Serving well-balanced, low-cost noon meals to people age 60+, Monday through Friday at the Northfield Community Resource Center, targeting seniors of low income or at nutritional risk.
Mobilizing AmeriCorps members through Reading Corps to provide evidence-based tutoring to help students, age 3 to grade 3, get ready for kindergarten and be reading proficiently by the end of third grade.
Addressing the social and emotional well-being of students served by the district, including chemical and mental health services to students and their families.
Seeking to increase the graduation and post-secondary attendance rates of Northfield’s Latino, low-income, minority and first-generation students.
In addition to the partners listed above, this year the Northfield Area United Way is also supporting: