United Way invests additional dollars into programs in the community that may not fall under a specific focus area.
Path Crisis 2-1-1
United Way 2-1-1 was created to help residents find fast, free, and confidential help for health and human service resources. It is for times of crisis as well as everyday needs. 2-1-1 call specialists are availalbe 24/7 to help individuals locate health and human services in their area - from mortgage, rent and utility assistance to food, clothing, emergency shelter, counseling and much more.
Next Step is a collaborative effort to help people become financially independent. Thanks to the partnership between United Way of McLean County, Mid Central Community Action, Heartland Community College, and the University of Illinois College of Law, we have many resources to help you gain financial independence.