Strategic Initiatives

Education Initiative: Helping to ensure the academic success of all children

Summer Learning We know that keeping students engaged during the summer helps them retain, and even gain, learning. In 2016, we hosted 24 book clubs in Montgomery County to keep young people reading and participating in educational enrichment while out of school.

Young Mother's Child Care Scholarship 
The United Way Young Mother's Child Care Scholarship provides child care scholarships for young mothers who are committed to continuing their education beyond high school. There have been 15 scholarships awarded for the 2018-2019 school year. The scholarship program now celebrates eight total graduates. 

United Way THRIVE – United Way’s Family Financial Stability Initiative

Financial Opportunity Center 
The Volunteers of America Financial Opportunity Center in Montgomery County offers families financial, employment and benefits access services, in one close-to-home location. The Center provides financial counseling, vocational training, job-readiness training and career counseling to help Montgomery County residents in their efforts to achieve financial stability all conveniently located in Conroe. 
The Montgomery County Center will open a THRIVE Center during the 2018-2019 fiscal year and will host a VITA tax site for the upcoming tax season.