Way Agencies and Program:
The United Way of Putnam County is proud to work with the
following Partner Agencies. Listed are the programs directly
funded by your United Way donations.
American Red Cross, Putnam County unit
Disaster Relief -
prevention, preparedness and response, Community Training
Classes, Military Services, and Blood Services.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Putnam County 419-523-4016
Youth Mentoring: Matches at-risk youth with positive adult
mentors in an effort to help them reach their full potential.
Boy Scouts of America, Black Swamp Area Council
Scouting: Scouting: provides a program for young people that
builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of
participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.
Cancer Assistance Program (CAP)
Mileage reimbursement, and
medication and medical supply assistance to cancer patients. CAP
is a service of the
Putnam County HomeCare and Hospice Auxiliary.
Challenged Champions Equestrian Center
Therapeutic Riding and
Equine Intervention for At-Risk Youth: providing physical,
emotional, and mental rehabilitation.
Crime Victim Services
Assistance to victims of crime, including 24-hour rape crisis
and domestic violence response, emergency shelter, and support
Family & Children First Council
Wrap Around: Coordinates services for families with children
with multiple needs, and The Parent Project: Provides free
workshops for parents of high-risk youth.
Girl Scouts of Western Ohio
Scout Leadership Development: providing a safe and accepting
all-girl environment conductive to the development of life
HHWP Community Action Commission
Assistance Program: Helps provide prescriptions to lower-income
Ottawa Senior Citizens Association
Senior Wellness and
Lifestyle Enrichment: Enhances the lives of seniors from all of
Programs include fitness, education and recreation.
Putnam Co. Council on Aging
Serves those 60 years and older, to enable them to remain
independent in their own homes for as long as possible
Pathways Counseling Center
Provides education, skill building and alternative activities to
encourage positive behavior and prevent the use of drugs and the
abuse of alcohol; and Medication Stop Gap: Assists lower-income
clients with prescription needs, and promoting independent
Putnam County Habitat for Humanity
Housing Project, partners with families in need to build, own,
and maintain simple, decent, affordable homes, all for the
purpose of strengthening a sense of community.
County HomeCare & Hospice
Personal Care Aid,
Homemaker and Respite: Assists with in-home care services to
those unable to pay, and Hospice: provides end-of-life care,
counseling, and bereavement services for families.
Putnam County YMCA
Doors program: Subsidizes the cost of membership and
participation fees for those unable to pay.
West Ohio Food Bank
Emergency Food Services:
Collects, stores, and distributes food supplies to local