Basic Needs

There are those in our community who struggle to afford the costs of rent, utilities, food, and clothing. All people deserve acceess to these basic necessities. Together we can meet the basic needs of all members of the community. 

  • Assisting clients with rental assistance (excluding security deposits)
  • Assisting clients with utility assistance (gas, propane, and/or water)
  • Assisting clients with food
  • Assisting clients with clothing for work and/or school
UWBC's Commitment

United Way of Brazoria County is commited to supporting the basic needs of our community.

In 2015, we allocated $357,419 to fund 186,596 basic needs services.


Basic Needs Programs Funded by United Way

20/20 Vision Community Development

ActionS, Inc. of Brazoria County

American Red Cross in Brazoria County

The Arc of the Gulf Coast

Bay Area Council Boy Scouts of America

Boys & Girls Club of Brazoria County

Brazoria County Dream Center

Communities In Schools

Habitat for Humanity Southern Brazoria County

Lone Star Legal Aid

NAMI Gulf Coast

Pearland Neighborhood Center

The Salvation Army

Youth & Family Counseling Services

Financial Stability Initiatives

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