Financial Stability

United Way fights to put every person in our community on a path toward financial empowerment. That starts with access to services, job training, credit counseling, and money management programs.

United Way and our partners in LaPorte County are helping individuals and families build strong, stable foundations through resources and programs that enable them to achieve stable employment and financial literacy. We invest in partners that offer job training and placement, financial education, free tax preparation, and legal advice that helps adults and families succeed in work and in life.

When you raise your hand to support Financial Stability, you empower adults and families in LaPorte County to move from surviving to thriving. That is how we LIVE UNITED.


Nearly 40% of the people in the United States in the last two years have either skipped filling a prescription or reduced doses because their medicine was too expensive. To address this issue in LaPorte County, United Way has coordinated community-wide distribution of the free FamilyWize prescription discount cards. The FamilyWize program in Central Kentucky helps individuals and their families save an average of 30% on their prescription medications.

The FamilyWize prescription discount card can save you and your family an average of up to 30% or more on 8 out of 10 prescriptions.

IT'S FREE  •  FamilyWize a free resource from the United Way of LaPorte County and the FamilyWize community service partnership. Use the FamilyWize card today to start saving money on your prescription drugs today.

IT'S EASY  •  Simply present your card and prescription to a participating pharmacy to obtain the discounted price. You always receive the lower of the discounted price or pharmacy's retail price.

NO RESTRICTIONS  •  Use your card as often as you need, for any prescription, for everyone in your family. There is no income limit, age requirement, eligibility or registration required.


My United Way 2-1-1 connects residents in 19 northern Indiana counties with comprehensive and up-to-date information about social, health, and government services.

Instead of making multiple calls that often leading to dead ends, you can dial 2-1-1 seven days a week, 24 hours a day and talk to a live phone counselor or browse online to find the help you need.


 
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