Your Leading Agency For Community Impact

Your Leading Agency For Community Impact

2018 Needs Assessment Report

Rowan County United Way: Empowering and Improving

Rowan County United Way was chartered in 1956. For more than 60 years, the organization has been committed to the mission of creating lasting, positive change in the community. The United Way plays a critical role in serving residents daily, assisting them during times of crisis and empowering them to live successful lives.

The United Way of Rowan County and our partners are committed to assisting people with the needs essential to daily life.

Our Needs Assessment process is conducted every five to six years to raise public awareness of health and social service needs in Rowan County and to serve as guidance in making funding decisions and developing strategies to address identified needs.

Methods used to gather information include:

  • Gathering secondary data relevant to the health and social service indicators of Rowan County.
  • Conducting focus group meetings of a broad representation, including county leaders, professionals and citizen volunteers.
  • Conducting a statistically representative telephone survey of citizens of Rowan County to gather their input.

The 2018 Needs Assessment Report identified the following priorities: Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Healthy Lifestyles and Basic Needs. Click Here to Download the 2018 Report

 

“Into The Light” Suicide and Mental Health Awareness Walk

 

Rowan County United Way: Empowering and Improving

Rowan County United Way was chartered in 1956. For more than 60 years, the organization has been committed to the mission of creating lasting, positive change in the community. The United Way plays a critical role in serving residents daily, assisting them during times of crisis and empowering them to live successful lives.

The United Way of Rowan County and our partners are committed to assisting people with the needs essential to daily life.

Our Needs Assessment process is conducted every five to six years to raise public awareness of health and social service needs in Rowan County and to serve as guidance in making funding decisions and developing strategies to address identified needs.

Methods used to gather information include:

  • Gathering secondary data relevant to the health and social service indicators of Rowan County.
  • Conducting focus group meetings of a broad representation, including county leaders, professionals and citizen volunteers.
  • Conducting a statistically representative telephone survey of citizens of Rowan County to gather their input.

The 2018 Needs Assessment Report identified the following priorities: Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Healthy Lifestyles and Basic Needs. Click Here to Download the 2018 Report

“Into The Light” Suicide and Mental Health Awareness Walk

 

2018 Needs Assessment Report

Substance Abuse

Misuse of prescription painkillers and use of heroin and opiates have increased dramatically nationwide including in North Carolina and in Rowan County...
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Mental Health

Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being, and it is an important part of our lives. It affects how we function, what choices we make ...
read more

Healthy Lifestyles

Chronic diseases are among the most common, costly and preventable health problems in the United States. Lifestyle risk factors, which include nutrition, physical activity...
read more

Basic Needs

United Way and our partners are committed to assisting people with the needs essential to daily life, including food, shelter, housing, and health care.
read more

Substance Abuse

Misuse of prescription painkillers and use of heroin and opiates have increased dramatically nationwide including in North Carolina and in Rowan County...
read more

Mental Health

Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being, and it is an important part of our lives. It affects how we function, what choices we make ...
read more

Healthy Lifestyles

Chronic diseases are among the most common, costly and preventable health problems in the United States. Lifestyle risk factors, which include nutrition, physical activity...
read more

Basic Needs

United Way and our partners are committed to assisting people with the needs essential to daily life, including food, shelter, housing and health care.
read more

Rowan County United Way has a rich history

of building partnerships and collaborating with businesses, individuals, organizations and key leaders to seek lasting solutions for gaps in health and human services in our community. 

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