Income

PROMOTING FINANCIAL STABILITY AND INDEPENDENCE

Goals:

  • Individuals improve living and employability skills
  • Individuals demonstrate management and acquisition of assets

As many as one-third of working Americans do not earn enough money to meet their basic needs. Wages have not kept pace with the rising cost of housing, healthcare, and education and currently, 40 million Americans are working in low-paying jobs without basic health and retirement benefits. For families walking a financial tightrope, unable to save for college, a home, or retirement, United Way is here to help.


United Way of Kenosha County works to achieve income goals by taking a leadership role in:

 

Additionally, through a volunteer-led review process, United Way of Kenosha County invests in programs such as:

  • Habitat for Humanitys' Home Construction Program

  • Kenosha Achievement Center's Employment Options 

  • Kenosha Human Development Services Transitional Housing for Homeless Youth & Adults

  • Kenosha Literacy Council ‘s Literacy for Life Adult Education Program

  • Women and Children's Horizon's Legal Advocacy Program