United Way of Columbia County

The United Way Story

United Way was established in 1964 to carry out one fund drive to fund locally necessary social services. One gift using payroll deduction gives all year long to help meet community needs.

Giving to United Way helps support 33 individual programs provided by community partners. There are four focus areas of program funding.

Local Programs

Programs for Children & Youth

Boy Scouts, Cascade Pacific Council
Longview, Washington

Youth guidance, development, survival skills and community service. Cub Scouting-boys 6-10, Boy Scouting- boys 11-17 and Venturing- young men and women age 14-21.

Girl Scouts of Oregon & Southwest Washington
800- 338-5248

Serves girls in Columbia County, ages 5-17, in troops in St. Helens, Scappoose, & Vernonia

Columbia County Community Mental Health 
St Helens, Oregon

Drug & Alcohol Prevention & Intervention.

Community Action Team
St Helens, Oregon

Parenting Education

Provides a variety of parenting training and parent support for residents of Columbia County.

The Progress Center
Longview, WA

The Progress Center Neuromuscular Clinic, a United Way agency, is a center for developmentally delayed children and infants. We serve young children with some form of developmental delay or disability from birth to three years of age. We are here to assist you with education, information, support and therapy services.