Calhoun County Community Partners

2nd Chance, Inc.
United Way funded program:  Joy Kathryn Counrtney House Emergency Shelter
2nd Chance provides emergency shelter and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence; offers outreach to create awareness to end this violence.

American Red Cross of Calhoun & Cleburne Counties
United Way funded programs:  Disaster Services; Services to the Armed Forces
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Anniston Soup Bowl, Inc.
United Way funded program:  Feeding the Hungry
The organization's mission is to simply "Feed the Hungry" by providing a hot, nutritious lunch served daily to the homeless and low-income individuals and families in the community.

The Arc of Calhoun & Cleburne Counties
United Way funded programs:  Summer Day Camps; Advocacy; Adult Recreation & Training Program
The Arc serves individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and families daily through support, education, advocacy, and awareness so they can reach their goals and full potential.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
United Way funded program:  One-to-One School Based Mentoring
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children & youth with a professionally supported one-to-one relationship with a caring adult to help them become confident, caring, well-rounded individuals.

Boy Scouts, Greater Alabama Council
United Way funded program:  Scholarships for Traditional Scouting
Through positive adult role models and traditional scouting programs, the Boy Scouts instills values in young people and prepares them to make ethical choices over their lifetime.

Boys & Girls of East Central Alabama
United Way funded programs:  Power Hour Tutoring Program; Money Matters; Triple Play Physical Fitness Program
Boys & Girls Clubs have been serving young people in our area since 1967 to help them realize their potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

Calhoun/Cleburne Children's Center
United Way funded program:  Advocacy & Counseling
Calhoun/Cleburne Children's Center provides counseling and treatment for child & youth victims of sexual & physical abuse. The center assists prosecution with investigation and prepares children and their families for the often traumatic experience of testifying in court.

Children's Services, Inc.
United Way funded program:  The Parris Home
The Parris Home provides 24-hour care in a safe, secure, loving home environment for dependent children, ages 6 to 18, who have suffered from abuse or neglect.

Community Enabler Developer, Inc.
United Way funded program:  Food, Clothing & Emergency Assistance
Community Enabler Developer serves low to no income families with food, clothing, household items. and medication. The program also provides advocacy to senior citizens to reach the elderly needing assistance.

Family Links, Inc.
United Way funded program:  S.T.E.P. Program
Family Links provides parent-driven services to help children & youth achieve their potential. Services provided include teaching parenting skills, ensuring children have healthy development, and helping youth avoid risky behavior.

Family Services Center of Calhoun County, Inc.
United Way funded program:  Advocacy & Case Management
Family Services works to strengthen families and individuals through case management, information & referral, victim counseling, educational support, and parenting training.

Girl Scouts of North-Cental Alabama
United Way funded program:  Leadership Experience
Girl Scouts works to inspire girls with the highest ideals of character, conduct, patriotism, and service so they may become happy and resourceful citizens.

Interfaith Ministries of Calhoun County
United Way funded programs:  Anniston-Oxford Meals on Wheels; Martha's Hope Dental Clinic; Emergency Assistance
This ecumenical coalition strives to prevent homelessness, provide meals to homebound and indigent residents, provide assistance with prescription medications and dental needs, and help residents with assistance in times of personal crisis.

Jacksonville Meals on Wheels, Inc.
United Way funded programs:  Meals on Wheels
Chartered with a mission to deliver hot, well-balanced meals to elderly, home-bound, and indigent residents, Jacksonville Meals on Wheels continues to serve its clients five days a week, delivering meals at or below cost to these individuals.

Piedmont Benevolence Center, Inc.
United Way funded programs:  Crisis Assistance; Food Assistance
Piedmont Benevolence Center provides services to the underprivelieged in order for them to regain individual independence, dignity, and respect. The center provides clothing, food, and emergency assistance to low or no income individuals and families.

Reaching Out International, Inc.
United Way funded program:  Feeding the Nutritionally Challenged
Reaching Out International provides a reliable food source for the economically and nutritionally challenged. The agency also serves as a ready resource in times of emergency needs or disaster.

St. Michael's Medical Clinic
United Way funded program:  St. Michael's Meidical Clinic
St. Michel's Medical Clinic provides basic medical services to Calhoun County's uninsured. Services include basic medical care, antibiotics, and managing chronic disease such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease.

The Learning Tree, Inc.
United Way funded program:  The Little Tree Preschool
The Little Tree Preschool is an “inclusive” day program serving children with autism, ages 2 ½ to 5. Children are served alongside their typically developing peers on a twelve month schedule.

The Salvation Army
United Way funded programs:  Emergency Men's Shelter: Emergency Women's Shelter; Emergency Assistance
The Salvation Army provides assistance with emergency housing, utilities, food, and clothing. The oragnization continues to provide emergency shelters for men, women, and families, as well as Christmas assistance for families in need.

YMCA of Calhoun County
United Way funded program:  YMCA After School Academy
The YMCA offers our residents a variety of programs to build spirit, mind, and body, through youth development, summer camps, aquatics and fitness, as well as promoting core values.