Our Partner Agencies:
At United Way of Orange County, we are proud to provide our Partner Agencies with more than just funds. Being a Partner Agency also includes receiving valuable guidance, support and resources such as educational sessions, professional development, collaborations with other nonprofits and networking opportunities to help support their work and build a stronger community.
We are honored to call these organizations Partner Agencies:
Health * Education * Financial Stability
Anayat House 409-833-0649 www.anayathouse.org
Anayat House, Inc. provides overnight accommodations for family members of patients at local Beaumont, Texas hospitals; especially those patients in intensive care units, parents with newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit and individuals with out-patient service needs.
Boy Scouts - Three Rivers Council 409-842-5240 www.3riversbsa.org
Boy Scouts of America - Three Rivers Council provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and develops personal fitness.
CASA of the Sabine Neches Region 409-886-2272 www.casasnr.org
CASA of the Sabine Neches Region gives voices to the abused and neglected children in Hardin, Jefferson, Jasper, Newton, Orange, Sabine and Tyler counties in Texas.
Crisis Center of Southeast Texas (Rape and Suicide) 409-832-6530 www.crisiscenterofsoutheasttx.org
The Crisis Center of Southeast Texas exists for those impacted by rape, sexual assault and suicide. They support victims, their trauma, their courage and the resolution of their crisis.
Family Services of SETX (Women and Children's Shelter) 409-833-2668 www.westrengthenfamilies.org
Family Services of Southeast Texas offers a facility where women and children can stay while they prepare to make a fresh start apart from their abuser. Not only are housing needs met at the shelter, but residents are also provided with meals, access to libraries and computer labs and age-appropriate play areas for children.
GOALS (Greater Orange Area Literacy Services) 409-886-4311 www.Goals-setx.com
GOALS is an adult literacy program that is dedicated to providing adult basic education to individuals with a reading level below the 6th grade level or English as a second language (for non-English speakers). GOALS also assists with GED preparation, Family Literacy and Workplace Literacy.
Jackson Community Center 409-779-1981 www.jccorange.org
Jackson Community Center provides supportive social service programs to the lower income communities and residents of East Orange. They offer tutoring, a community garden, and tax preparation assistance for low-income individuals.
OCAA (Orange Community Action Association) - Meals on Wheels 409-886-2186 http://mealsonwheelsorangetx.com
Meals on Wheels provides hundreds of meals every weekday to seniors and homebound residents in Orange County. They also have four Senior Meal Centers established throughout the community.
OCARC, Inc. 409-886-1363 https://ocarc.com
OCARC provided intellectually challenged adults an opportunity for vocational training. They also provide daily rehabilitation services, which focus on building social, cognitive and self-help skills.
Recovery Council of Southeast Texas - Right Choice of Orange County 409-670-9524 www.recoverycouncilsetx.org
Right Choice is an outpatient treatment program with sessions for individuals or groups. Right Choice utilizes a multitude of approaches to include brief intervention, relapse prevention therapy, behavioral therapy and motivational counseling.
Recovery Council of Southeast Texas - Unity Treatment Center 409-842-2408 www.recoverycouncilsetx.org
Unity Treatment Center is a male, inpatient treatment facility which offers individual counseling, group counseling and education on how to maintain an alcohol/drug free lifestyle after discharge.
Salvation Army 409-291-8400 www.salvationarmytexas.org/orange
The Salvation Army is a ministry which provides a food pantry and offers social service assistance to individuals.
Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club 409-291-8400 www.salvationarmytexas.org/bgctx
The Boys and Girls Club includes after-school care, summer day camp, as well as sporting opportunities for our youth.
Samaritan Counseling Center of Southeast Texas 409-727-6400 www.sccset.org
Samaritan Counseling Center of Southeast Texas is a counseling organization that uses the concept of mind, body and spirit to promote the healing and growth of people and the reconciliation of couples, families and organizations.
Shorkey Center 409-838-6568 www.shorkey.org
The Shorkey Center provides Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and Aquatic Therapy to children. The Center also provides a day treatment school for children with Autism and those with Down Syndrome.
Southeast Texas Food Bank 844-356-9084 www.setxfoodbank.org
The Southeast Texas Food Bank works to eliminate hunger and inadequate nutrition in Southeast Texas.
Southeast Texas Hospice 409-886-0622 www.setxhospice.org
Southeast Texas Hospice is dedicated to caring for terminally ill patients and their families.
Spindletop Center - Tejas Center 409-883-7074 www.spindletopcenter.org
Spindletop Center provides a variety of behavioral health care services to people with mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities and chemical dependency. Spindletop's Tejas Center is located in Orange.
Stable-Spirit 409-365-5277 www.stable-spirit.org
Stable-Spirit provides the community with opportunities that inspire positive mental, emotional, and physical health through professionally guided interaction with horses. They offer EAGALA Certified Sessions, Hippotherapy Sessions - partnered with Kids Therapy SET, and Therapeutic Riding Lessons.
Vidor Children's Fund firstname.lastname@example.org
Vidor Children's Fund provides school age children new shoes and clothes for those in Vidor.
YMCA of Southeast Texas 409-962-6644 www.ymcasetx.org
YMCA offers programs to help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all, They also offer youth development and social responsibility.
Criteria to Become a Partner Agency
- Agency must have non-profit status as defined under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Agency must offer a program that addresses a clearly demonstrated community need in reference to at least one of three areas of United Way focus of health, education, or financial stability.
- Agency must provide needs or services to residents of at least one of the following zip codes: 77611, 77614, 77626, 77630, 77631, 77632, 77639, 77662, 77670.
- Agency services must be available to citizens of the community without regard to race, religion, national origin, or political creed.
- Agency must maintain an active local governing board of adequate size, background, and diversity to represent the community, serving without compensation, holding regular, documented meetings (at least quarterly) and demonstrating effective administrative control. Minutes are to be available to United Way of Orange County upon request.
- Agency must be in existence for a minimum of three years. Agency must have annual audit or compiled financial statements for those three years completed by a Certified Public Accountant acceptable to the United Way. This requirement must be repeated for each subsequent funding request. Agencies must also submit their most current IRS Form 990.
New agencies interested in applying with United Way of Orange County will need to submit a Letter of Intent. The next opportunity to submit a Letter of Intent will open January 2024.
2023 Grant Process Timeline for 2024 Funding
March – April
Letter of Intent (LOI) Available Online for Interested Agencies
Deadline to Submit LOI
Invitations to Apply Sent to Agencies
Agency Site Visits
Agency Grant Request Presentations
Agency Allocations Announced to Partner Agencies
Agency Quarterly Reports Due
Agency Grants Paid Quarterly