United Way is creating vibrant neighbourhoods, where everyone experiences a sense of belonging and connection to one another.
We invest in three key areas that help create vibrant neighbourhoods and communitities.
1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental illness in their lifetime
211 Saskatchewan is a free, confidential and searchable website of human services in Saskatchewan, with over 5,000 lisings of social, community, non-clinical health, and government services across our province. 211 is funded by United Way Regina & United Way Saskatoon & Area.
67% of all seniors living in poverty, live alone
We invest in programs that provide potentially isolated individuals with a menaingful connection to their community. We want to see decreased isolation and increased access to services and supports.
10% of Regina households are living on less than $20,000/year
We believe everyone has the right to be safe. We support programs that ensure emergency assistance is available when individuals, children and families need it most.
25% of people in Regina's high-risk neighbourhoods, live in poverty
2800 immigrants made Regina home in 2016. Many experience barriers to access and knowledge about available services
866 individuals were connected to services needed when they were in crisis
122 newcomers had increased access to services they required
74 people with mental illness improved their well-being
204 newcomers & people with a mental illness had an increased knowledge of community services