Partner Agencies

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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    The Southeast Texas Food Bank works to eliminate hunger and inadequate nutrition in Southeast Texas.  

  • Southeast Texas Hospice   409-886-0622
    Southeast Texas Hospice is dedicated to caring for terminally ill patients and their families.  

  • Spindletop Center - Tejas Center   409-883-7074
    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
    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
    Vidor Children's Fund provides school age children new shoes and clothes for those in Vidor.  

  • YMCA of Southeast Texas   409-962-6644
    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.


Letter of Intent 

Purpose of LOI

  • To communicate interest in becoming a Partner Agency for United Way of Orange County. 
  • The LOI MUST be submitted online no later than January 19, 2024 to be eligible to apply for 2025 grant funding.
  • Submission of the LOI does NOT guarantee funding from United Way of Orange County


Grant Application for 2025 Funding Coming Soon

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 8-19, 2024.


2024 Grant Process Timeline for 2025 Funding

January 8th

January 19th








Letter of Intent (LOI) Available Online for Interested Agencies

Deadline to Submit LOI

Invitations to Apply Sent to Agencies

Grant Applications Due

Agency Site Visits

Agency Grant Request Presentations

Agency Allocations Announced to Partner Agencies

Agency Quarterly Reports Due

Agency Grants Paid Quarterly