United Way of Metropolitan Chicago Agency Resources

This section of the website is designed to support the individual and collective efforts of United Way’s partner agencies. Use the menu above to navigate through the Agency Resources available. You can also read about our Initiatives, and learn more about our Volunteers.

Our Issue Areas: the building blocks to independence

United Way focuses on the key issue areas that help people become self-sufficient: Education, Income, Health, along with support in a safety net of services to meet people’s basic needs. Our Building Blocks to Independence, below, maps our theory of change across the system.  

Theory of Change