The Health team supports United Way of Southwest Virginia’s cradle-to-career approach.
United Way innovates for positive, lasting social change by creating sustainable solutions to address the challenges facing tomorrow’s workforce and through collaboration with government, business, nonprofit and individuals.
United We Achieve This By:
- Integrating community-wide knowledge about trauma into policies, procedures, and practices
- Incorporating trauma-informed care into child- and youth-serving networks
- Supporting children so they are physically, socially, and emotionally healthy and prepared for Kindergarten
- Developing strategic work plans with community stakeholders to build a continuum of developmental and behavioral care for children and youth
The Health Programs department at United Way of Southwest Virginia is the SWVA hub that strengthens the network of providers working together to improve families’ Access to Health. The core services offered by the Health team members include:
ACCESS TO SCREENING
developmental promotion, early detection, linkages to services
Trauma-Informed Community Networks, strategic planning, regional goal-setting
data collection, data analysis, issue identification, community resource inventory
TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
provide technical assistance and professional development, and training
What We Do
How We Tackle These Issues