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Together, We Build Strong and Healthy Communities

United Way is creating vibrant neighbourhoods, where everyone experiences a sense of belonging and connection to one another.
THE CHALLENGE
90, 000
New Brunswickers are living with a mobility disability
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Over the past five years, Liberty Lane has provided second stage housing to 70 women and their children who were fleeing domestic violence. In 2016, 17 women and their families were turned away because their facilities were at capacity.
100
Over 100 suicides were reported in NB in 2016. Experts conclude that the average number of those who have attempted is 100 times that amount- 10,000 attempts.
OUR WORK
DISABILITIES
DISABILITIES: United Way is helping individuals with disabilities to live fulfilling lives- through meaningful work experiences, access to assistive equipment, and access to counselling and support services.

SEXUAL & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
United Way is helping to provide support and services to victims while raising overall awareness and education in effort to end sexual and domestic violence
NEWCOMERS
United Way is mitigating the barriers to accessing community services, helping newcomers to adapt to life in their new communities more rapidly, reducing their isolation and vulnerability.
OUR OUTCOMES

Disabilities

Individuals are connected to meaningful employment opportunities and are able to live independent lives

Businesses and the public are more aware of the systemic barriers for those living with a disability.

Individuals with disabilities have the resources and supports to live fulfilling lives.

Homes and neighbourhoods are safer for individuals with disabilities.

Partner Agencies & Strategies

Ability New Brunswick

New Brunswick Association for Community Living

Easter Seals

Jobs Unlimited

OPAL Family Services Inc.

Newcomers

Community services work together to help newcomers better navigate support systems.

Individuals and families are connected and able to access services and supports they need.

Individuals and families feel a sense of belonging and inclusion in their community.

Partner Agencies & Strategies

Multicultural Association of Fredericton

Mental Health

Individuals and families are able to live independently and make healthy choices that reduce risk and harm and prevent crisis.

Individuals and families have positive mental health and are better able to handle life’s challenges.

Individuals and families have access to services and programs to help support mental health and wellbeing.

Partner Agencies & Strategies

Capital Region Mental Health & Addictions Association

Family Enrichment Family Enrichment and Counselling Services Fredericton

CHIMO Helpline

Sexual and Domestic Violence

Individuals and families who have experienced sexual assault and/or abuse, as well as those who have experienced physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse in domestic relationships have access to crisis intervention, emergency shelters, counseling and transitional services, parenting supports, and legal support.

The public will have easy access to information and education about sexual violence, sexual violence prevention, and support resources.

Agencies Supported by United Way

Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre

Liberty Lane