The growing regional opioid epidemic not only touches those in poverty but also individuals and families from every facet of our community. Wyoming Valley Alcohol and Drug Services is now offering free Opioid Prevention Workshops to any business or organization that is interested. The program is presented through a United Way of Wyoming Valley grant using funding from Geisinger. For more information about free Opioid Awareness Training click here.
United Way brings people together from all across the community: government, businesses, faith groups, non-profits, the labor movement, and ordinary citizens to tackle issues mattering most to all of us producing positive and meaningful results.
United Way operates on a system based on the principle that UNITED; we are stronger than we can ever be alone. Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that improve lives, which can only be done by working together.
Through its "Poverty to Possibility" movement, the United Way is focused on making lasting change by reducing poverty among children and their families in our community.
Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in your child's name directly to your home. He/she can look forward to new and exciting reading adventures...
United Way of Wyoming Valley is taking the lead in the fight against poverty by developing strategies to combat the hardest issue plaguing our community and neighbors.
WILKES-BARRE Call it the new way of making an impact.
The United Way of Wyoming Valley Friday announced the awarding of $1.625 million in grants under its new community impact model aimed at reducing childhood poverty and guiding families toward self-sufficiency.