Health

Working for a healthier community

Whether it is a neighbor without health insurance, a victim of abuse, or someone struggling with mental illness or an addiction, United Way of Seneca County works to ensure everyone has access to affordable and quality care. Our goal is to increase by one-third the number of youth and adults who are healthy and avoid risky behavior. Some of our work includes the following:

Access to Healthcare

The United Way of Seneca County is working to increase the number of healthy youth and adults in our community. Strategies include collaborating with partners such as Finger Lakes Health and the county public health department to increase access to critical health services. We working to reduce substance abuse, domestic violence as well as child abuse.  Access to increase health education and preventive care is also key.

Increase Physical Activity

United Way works closely with Healthy Living Partnerships and Public Health to focus on workplace wellness. Our partnerships also focus on increasing the awareness of affordable and accessible fitness and wellness programs.

Environment

United Way of Seneca County funded partner agencies provide services that help families meet their basic needs including access to food through our food pantries, quality information and life skills including up-to-date health information to assist people with making healthy choices and avoid risky behavior.

What You Can Do

We all win when our community is healthier. It takes an entire community to make a difference and we need you. What can you do?

GIVE
Whether your gift is big or small, every person, company and organization can have a positive impact. Learn more

ADVOCATE
With congressional debate heating-up around the deficit and potential changes to our current health laws, we are asking you to join us in contacting your Members of Congress to urge them not to compromise on the health of our children. Learn more

VOLUNTEER
Our food pantries, senior center and Meals on Wheels Program need continual volunteers on year round basis. Learn more

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