Washtenaw County, Michigan
United Way of Washtenaw County VITA Program offers free tax return service. VITA Program part of initiative to increase financial stability of low-income working individuals & families
Charitable donation directed to Barrier Busters Program providing eviction prevention, utility shut-off and other emergency assistance to Washtenaw County residents in need.
The WCSO takes particular pride in this program as it is an entirely staff generated initiative designed to provide children in need with an opportunity to shop for gifts for themselves and those whom they love. Selected by school social workers on the basis of demonstrated need, these are children who might not otherwise have had much of a holiday.
Searchable results of local health surveys are now online in English and Spanish.
In response to a steady upward trend in suicides locally, a town hall was held on Feb. 7 to increase community awareness, promote prevention strategies and provide information on local resources.