Last year, Killingworth residents benefited from United Way initiatives and programs provided by our funding partners such as:
- 262 Killingworth residents called United Way 2-1-1, a toll-free statewide helpline that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- 81 residents received food through The Shoreline Soup Kitchen and Pantries, an interfaith ministry that serves lower Middlesex County and provides food and fellowship to people in need and educates our communities about hunger and poverty.
- 32 residents received support from The Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut, Inc. which provides mental health for children and families.
- 184 boys and 134 girls participated in the Boy Scouts of America, Connecticut Rivers Council, and the Girls Scouts of Connecticut, respectively.
- 9 Killingworth residents were served by The Connection Counseling Centers, licensed outpatient substance abuse and mental health treatment centers.
- 3 Killingworth residents took part in Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore’s tutoring program, which teaches basic reading and English as a Second Language to adults who cannot read, write or speak English, or who would like to improve their basic skills.
- 4 Killingworth residents utilized the services of the John J. Driscoll United Labor Agency. 100% of Clients at United Labor Agency reported they improved their job seeking skills, 69% received job interviews, and 57% obtained employment.
- 3 Killingworth residents received support from the Women & Families Center’s Sexual Assault Crisis Services, which offers support services and support groups for survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones.
*Updated July 2013