Greater Milwaukee Outcomes*
Of those who participated in United Way-funded behavioral and mental health programs:
- 90% were able to create a plan to manage their stress.
- 92% learned skills to cope with stress.
- 90% were better able to function at school or work.
- 88% reported that overall, their life was better than before.
Of the children who participated in United Way-funded disabilities programs:
- 98% displayed signs of developmental improvement in communication skills.
- 98% displayed signs of developmental improvement in social skills.
- 83% displayed signs of developmental improvement in pre-literacy/literacy skills.
Of the adults who participated in United Way-funded disabilities programs:
- 89% improved their daily living skills.
- 90% achieved goals they set for themselves.
- 80% were connected to support networks.
Of those that participated in United Way-funded health care access programs:
- 97% received the support they needed in making decision about their care.
- 98% received education about how to care for themselves.
- 95% felt they had ownership over their own care.
Of the individuals who participated in United Way funded HIV-focused health education/prevention programs:
- 86% demonstrated an increased knowledge of HIV and/or Sexually Transmitted Infections.
- 94% were aware of their HIV and/or Sexually Transmitted Infection status.
- 100% were given the necessary information and resources about treatment options.
Of the youth who participated in United Way funded resistance skills focused health education/prevention programs:
- 93% learned how to say no to people if they wanted them to something that they did not want to do.
- 93% learned how to have fun without following others that are not making good decisions.
- 92% reported having an adult they can trust to talk about things that are bothering them.
Of the individuals who participated in United Way-funded intimate partner violence programs:
- 97% had more knowledge about safety planning.
- 95% were more aware of available community resources that they could use in the future.
- 97% felt more confident in their decision making skills.
Of those who participated in United Way-funded older adult support and independence programs:
- 93% attended socialization activities.
- 89% socialized and made friends.
- 82% maintained or improved their daily living skills.
Of those who participated in United Way-funded pregnancy and parenting support programs:
- 97% were connected to a medical home.
- 89% carried the baby to term.
- 89% delivered a baby with a healthy birth weight.
- 100% had a healthy pregnancy outcome.
Waukesha County Outcomes*
Of adult survivors of sexual assault or abuse that participated in United Way-funded The Women’s Center, Inc.'s Sexual Abuse and Assault Counseling Services
- 84% identified healthy coping skills such as calling the hotline or relaxation techniques.
Of the teens with disabilities that participated in United Way-funded Association for the Rights of Citizens with Handicaps, Inc. (ARCh)
- 75% learned appropriate behavior skills.
Of older adults that attended the United Way-funded Curative Senior Care Center Curative Care Network's Clinic Services:
- 92% remained socially active as a result of active involvement in social activities appropriate for intellectual interaction whether group or individual activities.
Of the clients that participated in United Way-funded Stillwaters Center, Inc.'s Stillwaters Cancer Support Services:
- 91% felt supported by the services they received from their counselor/facilitator.
*Due to the recent merger of United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County outcomes for 2013-14 were collected separately. Combined outcomes will be available in late 2016.