Calhoun County Community Partners

United Way funded program:  Joy Kathryn Courtney 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.


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.


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.


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.


United Way funded program:  ScoutReach/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.


United Way funded programs:  Power Hour Tutoring 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


United Way funded programs:  Emergency and Food Assistance

Jacksonville Christian Outreach Center (JCOC) provides emergency assistance with utilities and food assistance to no or low income families within the 36265 zip code and the immediate surrounding area.


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.


United Way funded programs:  Crisis Assistance; Food Assistance 

Piedmont Benevolence Center provides services to the underprivileged 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.


United Way funded program:  St. Michael’s Medical Clinic 

St. Michael’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.


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.


United Way funded program:  YMCA After School Academy

The YMCA of Calhoun County focuses on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, providing opportunities to give back and support neighbors.