Mission: To be an effective catalyst for bringing together the citizens of adams county, illinois in a productive, community wide effort to plan, support, deliver and monitor human service programs that are sensitive to the changing social needs of all people in the community.
Programs: United way of adams county inc has partnerships as well as programs that focus on their mission of enhancing the capacity of the social services network in our community. It leverages financial and in-kind resources as well as providing volunteer opportunities. United way of adams county inc provides staff and administrative support to the following programs: adams county academic success initiative, give kids a smile, helpline information and referral service, interagency council, quincy area partnership for unmet needs, quincy herald whig good news of christmas, tri-state warrior outreach, voluntary organizations active in disaster, and volunteer income tax assistance programs.
united way has many programs that include supporting that youth are prepared for success in school, work and life; child care, early learning opportunities after school mentoring programs for at risk youth, and partnering with schools and parents to improve and promote educational success. They also work together with partners to ensure everyone has access to affordable and quality care by increasing access to mental health and other healthcare services, promoting healthy lifestyles and preparing the comunity to respond in crisis and disaster.