Promoting financial stability
Income is one of the building blocks for a good life.
As many as one-third of working Americans do not earn enough money to meet their basic needs. These individuals are walking a financial tightrope — they are barely able to get by, with no ability to save for college, a home, or for retirement.
- Financial Counseling
- Job Training
- Career Advancement
Join us! You can advance the common good – one family at a time.
Agency programs funded through the allocations process.
Initiatives and Collaborations
United Way of the Plains is lead agency for a local collaboration addressing homelessness called the Wichita-Sedgwick County Continuum of Care Coordination Team (WSC-CCCT). This group of community stakeholders coordinates local homelessness planning, services, funding applications and more.
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant:
2011 CoC Homeless Assistance Program Application – This nationally competitive application was submitted to HUD by United Way of the Plains on behalf of the WSC-CCCT to generate funding for new and renewal housing and homeless services in the Sedgwick County area.