541-773-5339, 60 Hawthorne Street, Medford OR 97504 office@unitedwayofjacksoncounty.org


Strategic Investments

Strategic Investments

2019-20 Grant Awards



Strategic Impact Partners

Community partners and programs working to provide the basic building blocks to a good life: to help children and youth achieve their potential, families and individuals reach financial stability and independence, people improve their health and for everyone to have transportation barriers removed.

Education – Increase high school completion

Allocations 2019-20

Hearts with a Mission, Building Bridges to Brighter Futures


521 Edwards St, Medford, OR 97501, (541)646-7835

Care worker and life coaches providing services for homeless/runaway youth.

Kids Unlimited, After School Program


821 N. Riverside, Medford, Oregon (541) 774-3900

After school programs in Medford and mentoring for Latino youth.

Resolve, Restorative Justice in Southern Oregon Schools


33 N. Central, #219 Medford, Oregon (541) 770-2468

Restorative practice in school setting.

Roots & Wings Child Development, Low Income/High-needs Children


3703 International Way, Suite B, Medford, Oregon (541) 779-3544

Spark 5-Star rated preschool, supporting a child’s natural ability to succeed in the world.

Education Day of Caring 2019
Family Nurturing Center Phoenix – Playground
Roots and Wings – Landscaping

Education WiLL 2018-19

Education Current Investments Impact Partnerships
Big Idea – Eagle Point High School, Illinois Valley High School, Medford High Schools Illinois Valley Schools & Partners – Collaborative Jackson County Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee – CollaborativeJackson County Threat Assessment Committee – Collaborative OHSU @ SOU Nursing – Student Survey of Big Idea Students
Southern Oregon Early Learning Success – Collaborative Southern Oregon Success – Collaborative

United Way Investment in Education Impact 17% of budget.

Income – Family stabilization and independence

Allocations 2019-20

Center for Non Profit Legal Services, Pathway’s to Income Stabilization and Economic Independence


225 West Main Street, Medford, Oregon (541) 779-729

Legal assistance for low income seniors and others, with an emphasis on immigration law.

Community Volunteer Network, Foster Grandparent Program


1045 Ellendale, Medford, Oregon (541) 779-5257

Volunteer services, working with children and others in the community.

Compass House, Employment Program


332 W 6th Street, Medford, Oregon (541) 973-2840

Support to members in obtaining transitional, supported and independent employment.

Consumer Credit Counseling, Financially Stable Families


820 Crater Lake Avenue #202, Medford, Oregon (541) 779-2273

Assistance in attaining and education on financial health for low income adults, money management for seniors.

Family Nurturing Center, Strengthening protective Factors


212 North Oakdale, Medford, Oregon (541) 779-5242

Parenting skills for families.

Living Opportunities, Employment


717 Murphy Road, Medford, Oregon (541) 772-1503

Jobs program with transportation for people with disabilities.

Rogue Retreat, Supportive Services


1410 W 8th Street, Medford, Oregon

Case management and supportive services to address individual challenges.

Income Day of Caring 2019
ACCESS, Employee Eating Area
Unete/NOWIA, Farmworker Welcome Bags

Income WiLL 2018-19

Current Income Impact Partnerships
FamilyWize Prescription Assistance Prescription Discount Card
Homeless Task Force Collaborative
HOPE Chest Emergency Assistance Fund
Project Community Connect Homeless/Near Homeless Outreach
Rogue Valley COAD Community Organizations Active in Disaster
VITA Teresa McCormick Center

United Way investment in Income Impact Area: 18% of budget. 


Health – Maximize wellness

Allocations 2019-20

The Arc of Jackson County


121 N. Central, Medford, Oregon (541) 779-4520

Respite care for families caring for loved ones with special needs.

Asante Foundation, Transforming Healthcare for People with Mental Illness


2600 Siskiyou Blvd., Suite 100, Medford, Oregon (541) 789-5025

Ashland Supportive Housing, Summer Camp


693B Street, Ashland, Oregon (541) 488-2870

Summer camp for adults with developmental disabilities.

Ashland Family YMCA, Scholarships for Kids


540 YMCA Way, Ashland, Oregon (541) 482-9622

Camping, health enhancement, and youth development activities with scholarships available. Also health activities for families and people of all ages.

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), Capacity Building


613 Market Street, Medford, Oregon (541) 734-2272

A volunteer advocate in the courts for children who have been abused or neglected.

Children’s Advocacy Center, Therapy – Children & Non-offending Guardians


816 W 10th St, Medford, OR 97501 (541) 734-5437

Specialized Therapy for children and non-offending parent.

Community Works, Dunn House and Sexual Assault Vicitms Services programs


201 W. Main Street, Suite 3D Medford, Oregon (541) 779-2393

Dunn House, a shelter for women to protect and help them achieve freedom from domestic violence and sexual assault victim’s services.

Compassion Highway, SOS Help is on the Way


PO Box 1653, Medford, Oregon 97501

Provide essentials for people in need.

Hope Equestrian, Adopt a Rider


716 Riley Rd. in Eagle Point, Oregon (541) 776-0878

Rider tuition assist – (80% of clients) physically, emotionally, or learning disabled.

Jackson County SART (Sexual Assault Response Team), Sexual Assault Acute Response


43 Morninglight Drive, Ashland, Oregon (541) 840-0940

Sexual assault survivor services.

LaClinica, Mobile Health Center


The mobile health center is a 40-foot clinic on wheels that provides medical, dental, and behavioral health care to patients who have difficulty reaching our other health centers.

Living Opportunities, Supported Living


717 Murphy Road, Medford, Oregon (541) 772-1503

Max’s Mission, Narcan


P.O. Box 1145,Jacksonville, Oregon 97530 (458) 225-9760

Saving lives in Southern Oregon through the distribution of naloxone, a medication that reverses an opioid overdose.

OnTrack, Transitional Living Fund


300 W. Main Street, Medford, Oregon (541) 772-1777

Addiction treatment and recovery services.

Phoenix Counseling Center, Serinidad para la Familia

149 South Main Street, Phoenix, Oregon 97535 (541) 535-4133


149 South Main Street, Phoenix, Oregon 97535 (541) 535-4133

Counseling services for Spanish speaking families.

Rogue Valley Council of Governments, Food and Friends


155 North First St., Central Point, Oregon (541) 664-6674

Food delivery to seniors – also provides sometimes the only contact for homebound seniors.

Rogue Valley Family YMCA, Scholarships


522 W. 6th Street, Medford, Oregon (541) 772-6295

Financial assistance for preschool, child care, afterschool programs, camp, swim lessons, youth sports and family fitness.

Rogue Valley Mentoring, Mentoring Services


295 E. Main St, Suite 6, Ashland, Oregon (541) 708-6688

Mentorships one-to-one and groups on-site in the community.

Southern Oregon Child & Family Council, From Heart to Home: Conscious Discipline


1001 Beall Lane, Central Point, Oregon (541) 734-5150

Program advocates for families with young children to get the help and parenting education they need while the children are young enough to make the maximum impact on their lives.

WinterSpring, Center for Living with Loss & Grief, Youth Bereavement Support


290 N Main, #1, Ashland, Oregon (541) 552-0621

Helping children deal in healthy ways with the loss of loved ones in their lives.

Health Day of Caring 2019
ASH, Inc. – Painting
Children’s Advocacy Center – Garden
First Christian Church Community Kitchen – Painting 
OnTrack – Painting
Rogue Valley Veterans & Community Outreach – Painting
The Salvation Army, Hope House – Painting

Health WiLL 2018-19

Current Health Impact Partnerships
Shatter the Silence – AllCare, Jackson Care Connect, Jackson County Sheriff’s office
Great Start, Eat Smart, Nutrition Education
Rogue Valley CAP, Child Abuse Prevention – Collaborative
Suicide Prevention – Coalition Jackson County Mental Health Suicide Prevention Coalition

United Way investment in Health Impact Area: 41% of budget.


Transportation – Remove barriers to getting to work, to school, to needed appointments

Allocations 2019-20

Addictions Recovery Center, Mobile Response Team


1003 E. Main Street, Medford, Oregon (541) 779-1282

Meets people where they are – on the greenway, at the hospital – with a person to help them find their way to recovery.

Community Volunteer Network, RSVP Call-a-Ride


1 W. Main Street, #303, Medford, Oregon (541) 857-7780

Medical transportation program.

Transportation WiLL 2018-19

Current Transportation Impact Partnerships
Mobility Management – RVTD, Translink, Transportation Impact Committee United Way investment in Transportation

Impact Area: 7% of budget.

Important Past Impact Work

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Family Nurturing Center familynurturingcenter.org

Kids Unlimited KUOregon.org

La Clinica laclinicahealth.org

OnTrack ontrackrecovery.org

United Way of Jackson County


Meth Project


Asante Health System

Charter Media

Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors

Medford Fabrication

Merle West Medical Center

The ODS Companies


Oregon Health & Science University

Providence Health System

United Way of Jackson County

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