Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018

The housing crisis is a long-standing issue in our community, the State of California, and across the country. 43% of all Monterey County residents spend more than 30% of their income on housing and 38% of all Monterey County residents do not earn enough money to meet basic needs. To identify solutions for this critical issue, California state...

Posted: Thursday, November 01, 2018

UWMC and its partner, Goodwill of the Central Coast, are the backbone agencies for the Monterey County Prosperity Advisory Group (PAG). The PAG is a cross-sectoral coalition representing the diverse stakeholders involved in ensuring economic self-sufficiency in our County. Members develop and support strategies that address the key factors that affect prosperity: Access to Affordable and Quality Housing, Child Care, Transportation, Asset Growth and...

Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018


On Thursday, September 6th, United Way Monterey County staff participated in a regional exercise to improve Monterey County’s disaster preparedness plan. The exercise was designed by the Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative and was based on the scenario of a catastrophic earthquake that occurred on Labor Day. During the exercise, two...

Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018

International Literacy Day

Saturday, Sept. 8 is International Literacy Day, which since 1967 has marked the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights....

Posted: Friday, September 07, 2018

One in seven young children have a diagnosed mental, behavioral or developmental disorder, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). And even more children go undiagnosed each year due to inaccessible health services or a lack of awareness about local support systems.

Posted: Monday, August 13, 2018