"Together, We Can Do So Much Good"



Birth-to-Three is a play-based early learning center where toddlers with and without special needs can learn and play in a safe environment. They also support the parents by providing them with information and therapeutic strategies specific to child development and various disabilities.  

Monroe Area Boys & Girls Club


To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring responsible citizens. 

Boy Scouts of America


To prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 

CASA Monroe


The mission of CASA Monroe is to promote and support court-appointed volunteer advocacy to represent the best interests of children who find themselves in the court system because of abuse or neglect. 

Douglas Cherokee Head Start


Head Start helps prepare children to succeed in school. Children who attend Head Start participate in a variety of educational activities. They also receive free medical and dental care, have healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing outdoors in a safe setting. Services are offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. 

Neighborhood Service Center


Provide emergency services in the form of vouchers for limited help with rent/mortgage evictions, utility disconnect notices and food. They also distribute USDA Surplus Commodity food, provide job placement services and provide limited home visits and errands for elderly and disabled clients.  

Meals On Wheels


We ensure that home bound seniors receive a well care visit and at least one hot nutritious meal per day. We strive to break the cycle of poor nutrition which leads to poor health. 

Good Shepherd Center


We provide basic needs such as food, clothing, and utilities. The Good Shepherd Center encourages families to strive for self-sufficiency. 

Homeless Management


We are dedicated to working with any and all resources available in order to eliminate homelessness in Monroe County, Tennessee. We have associations with Douglas Cherokee, Family Promise, Shelter My Sheep and many other agencies working to end homelessness by offering a hand up, not a hand out to those in need in our communities.

Imagination Library


To foster a love of reading in preschool children and ensure that every child born has books, regardless of their family’s income. 



Monroe Area Council for the Arts  purpose is the coordination, communication, promotion and development of cultural activities in the Monroe County area and the surrounding areas, with emphasis on efforts to reach under served populations and to support indigenous arts, artists and resources. 

Monroe County Cancer Fund


Monetary assistance is provided to hundreds of Monroe County residents who are receiving cancer treatments to assist with transportation and other associated expenditures. Funds are given to qualified applicants whose doctors have signed off on their application for assistance, at a maximum of one time per year. The funds for this program are generated through donations, fundraisers, and United Way funds. 

Senior Citizens and Friends


The Office on Aging provides information and assistance services, transportation services and outreach services to seniors 60+. 

Monroe County Rescue Squad


Emergency service organization that uses specialized equipment and knowledge to rescue people. 

Children's Care Fund


United Way provides a fund for faculty and staff at both Monroe County and Sweetwater City Schools.  This fund helps students whose families struggle with basic necessities such as clothing, shoes, cleaning, and personal hygiene items.  

Monroe In Motion


Free fitness classes offered at five (5) schools within Monroe County and Sweetwater City school system, taught by certified fitness instructors. Classes are either before or after school (depending on the school) and are open to any student in that school. This program impacts up to 400+ students a week. 

Project R.E.D.


A United Way program for the elderly and disabled home owners in Monroe County that have no friends or family that can financially or physically help with needed home repairs. 



Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service, Inc. provides in home, non-medical assistance to seniors and the disabled by hiring and training Caregivers 

Sweetwater Area Ministries


Our first priority is to ease a burden, an immediate crisis. Crisis Food is a family grocery box, and information about the Food Pantry programs. Crisis Utility payments to Sweetwater Utilities can keep the heat on. Crisis rent or medicine payments can be provided for families with children. 



Sweetwater Valley Citizens for the Arts brings quality cultural opportunities to the schools. All arts enrichment programs provided in the public schools are provided free of charge to all children.

Tri-County Center


Tri-County Center is a non-profit agency providing a variety of services to individuals with developmental disabilities. We will provide a safe, healthy, comfortable environment for learning and living, while offering choices to meet the needs of people with disabilities. 

Young Life/Young Lives


Young Life starts with adults who are concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. These relationships don't happen overnight — they take time, patience, trust and consistency.    

My Free Taxes

File free online through United Way's My Free Taxes program.  Available if you earned $64,000 or less

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