people who could not afford prescription medication were connected to
long-term prescription solutions.
people received free or discounted legal services to assist them and
their families in times of crisis.
area youth enhanced their understanding of pregnancy prevention.
"I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver." -Maya Angelou
Health and Human Service Needs in the Greater Dayton Area
we can begin to make a positive impact on our community, we must first
understand both the community's needs and the resources available to
meet those needs. The Community Assessment was developed by both
United Way staff and numerous community leaders to take a detailed look
at the health and human service needs in Montgomery, Greene and
Preble Counties. Their findings shaped United Way's 2005-2008
allocations process and provide a wealth of information to help
facilitate effective community planning in the Greater Dayton Area.
Way of the Greater Dayton Area continues to update the assessment in
order to understand our community's emerging needs and align our work
and initiatives to meet those needs. Whether you work for a
nonprofit organization, are involved in community planning efforts, or
are just curious about the characteristics of your own neighborhood,
the Assessment is a vital resource to help us build a stronger