What We Do
United Way of Ventura County focuses on addressing the underlying causes of community issues in the areas of Education, Income and Health. We support services and programs that are not just 'stop gap' measures, but ultimately ones that create lasting change.
Helping children & youth achieve their potentialIn 2008, United Way launched a 10-year initiative to cut by half the number of young people who drop out of high school by 2018.
Promoting financial stability & independenceUnited Way is working to decrease the number of families who lack financial stability and help move them towards financial independence.
Improving people’s healthUnited Way of Ventura County’s goal for health is to increase the number of children, young people and adults who are healthy by partnering to address the root of poor health outcomes.
We are at a pivotal time in our 70 year history, as we welcome our new President and CEO with a new outlook on taking United Way Ventura County to the next level. Located along California’s beautiful Southern coastline and less than an hour from downtown Los Angeles and just...Read more
Community organizations, social service providers, government agencies, faith-based groups, schools, labor unions, and employers all can play a vital role in bringing free tax help and tax benefits within reach of working families and individuals. Lower-income workers need every penny of their tax refund. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program...Read more