We strive to enhance the quality of life for everyone in our communities. How? Through bold goals, an even bolder vision, and empowering everyone in our community.
What We Do
Behind everything we do, there are people like you who make it happen.
People like you get involved in all kinds of ways – big, small, but always important – to create change that lasts for children and families in our communities. Are you ready to plug into your community through United Way? Whatever your interest, we’ve got you covered.
Meet The Agencies and Programs We Support
BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS OF THE LAKES A program of MidMichigan Big Brothers/Big Sisters
BB/BS serve children in Roscommon County with Big Brothers/Big Sisters programming. View website.
CATHOLIC HUMAN SERVICES
Enhances the lives of those we serve by providing hope filled social, emotional and spiritual support to all people. View website.
FOSTER CLOSET OF MICHIGAN, ROSCOMMON COUNTY BRANCH
Our organization provides personal items to begin the process of rebuilding a foster child’s self-esteem and provides them with belongings they can call their own.
HOUGHTON LAKE ALANO CLUB
The Houghton Lake Area Alano Club (HLAAC) is dedicated to providing a safe central meeting location for 12-step recovery groups, as well as a place for clean and sober social events.
MIDMICHIGAN COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SCHOOL BASED HEALTH CENTERS
The Houghton Lake and Roscommon School based health centers provide easy access to healthcare and mental health service for students’ year round.
MSU-EXTENSION 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Michigan 4-H is growing current and future leaders. 4-H provides young people with experiential learning opportunities to explore new interests and discover their passion.
MUNSON HEALTHCARE- GRAYLING HOSPITAL- PATIENT NEEDS FUND
The patient needs fund helps patients who have financial difficulties while undergoing treatment at Grayling Hospital.
NORTHERN MICHIGAN CHILDREN’S ASSESSMENT CENTER
The center provides a safe environment for children to be interviewed when they have been a victim of crime or sexual assault.
RIVER HOUSE, Inc.
River House provides victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence emergency shelter, crises counseling, group and individual counseling, youth advocacy and legal advocacy.
ROSCOMMON COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Our goal is to eliminate sub-standard housing in Roscommon County. Out of our love for Christ we will reach this goal by providing, safe, decent, affordable housing for low income families in need.
ROSCOMMON COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING
Home Delivered Meals | Hot meals, sack lunches and frozen meals are available for Seniors who are homebound and unable to prepare meals. These meals are prepared at our senior centers and delivered daily.
Respite Care | Provides companionship, supervision and assistance to frail elderly while allowing the primary caregiver a reprieve from his or her duties.
ROSCOMMON COUNTY LITERACY COUNCIL
THREE LAKES COMMUNITIES THAT CARE
Our goal is to promote healthy youth development and to prevent problem adolescent behaviors such as substance abuse, violence, school dropout, delinquency, teenage pregnancy and suicide.
211 NORTHEAST MICHIGAN
211 is a free, confidential phone number that people can call to be connected to local health and human resource information.