Community Highlights

homelessness

individuals helped by United Way and its Partners

education

children showed academic improvement

individuals remained in stable housing 90 days after receiving assistance

individuals and families affected by disaster were provided emergency assistance

2-1-1 DeKalb County

Information obtained from our 2-1-1 Contact Center is critical to maintaining a connection to the needs of each community United Way serves. 2-1-1 connects people, 24/7, to the resources necessary to address everyday challenges of living, as well as those that develop during times of emergencies.
Last year, 2-1-1 received 22,601 contacts from DeKalb County, and the top 5 needs are shown below.

6,301

Electric Service Payment Assistance

5,940

Rent Payment Assistance

4,385

Food Pantries

3,308

Transitional Housing/Shelter

2,667

Community Shelters

We Invest Your Gift Wisely

Trained volunteers are charged with ensuring that our agency partners are meeting the goals set for our community in the areas of education, income, health and homelessness. This ensures that donor contributions are invested wisely in programs that are improving the lives of DeKalb County residents in need.
Take a look at our fundraising and investments to see how committed we are to driving change:

TOTAL FUNDS RAISED

$3,360,788

FISCAL YEAR 2015-16

Services Provided

By County and Regional Organizations

Total

County Investments

Agency Partners

Serving DeKalb County

Staff & Contact Information

United Way in DeKalb County

To get involved with DeKalb County, please call 678.417.6434 or email dekalb@unitedwayatlanta.org