WE EMPOWER DONORS, VOLUNTEERS, BUSINESSES, GOVERNMENTS, NONPROFITS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS TO INVEST IN NEIGHBORS FOR A BETTER DENTON COUNTY COMMUNITY.
We LIVE UNITED to help children and families succeed, to guide & serve Veterans and their families, to advocate for overall mental health, and to make homelessness rare, brief and nonrecurring. Working together, we identify the community’s most critical needs and implement collaborative, innovative solutions to improve lives in Denton County.
We LIVE UNITED 4 Denton County
We support school districts to ensure every student is equipped to start the year ready to learn.
BOARD LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
We teach local volunteers the skills needed to shape and govern a successful nonprofit board.
We amplify the efforts of highly efficient and effective nonprofits by investing resources to address the most critical needs of Denton County.
COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT
We research, collate, and publish full reports every five years to determine Denton County’s highest-priority needs. Annual reassessments update the data to ensure accuracy.
DENTON COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH LEADERSHIP TEAM
This Team advocates and facilitates a collaborative person-centered behavioral health system to repair and restore lives.
DENTON COUNTY HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS LEADERSHIP TEAM
This Team fosters an effective and coordinated system of homelessness prevention and intervention.
DENTON COUNTY WORKFORCE SUCCESS LEADERSHIP TEAM
This Team works to increase financial capabilities and earning potential for working families in Denton County to move them from survival to stability.
DENTON COUNTY WORKS
We collate resources to bridge the gap between job seekers and employers with local job listings, useful interview tips, and workforce guidance.
HOMELESSNESS BARRIERS FUND
This fund reduces barriers to housing by increasing resources of nonprofits working with Denton County families to promote housing stability and self-sufficiency.
We collate and analyze Coordinated Entry data from a county-wide network of shelters and service providers, as well as the annual one-day homeless population census, to better understand the nature of homelessness.
HOMELESSNESS POINT-IN-TIME COUNT
This annual survey to count Denton County’s unsheltered and sheltered homeless on one night to better understand the nature of homelessness.
INFORMATION & REFERRAL
We help people in crisis through a local helpline, online database, and local resource directories to connect those in need with service providers in Denton County.
We centralize communication between landlords and housing service agencies to increase access to safe and affordable housing for Denton County households in crisis.
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
We advocate for overall mental health by creating conversations to reduce mental health stigma with Mental Health Matters panels, Wellness Wednesday videos, and Okay to Say.
PARTNER AGENCIES & NETWORK OF NONPROFITS
We holistically support a network of Denton County’s finest nonprofits to increase efficiencies and eliminate redundancies to better meet people’s needs.
VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)
We provide free tax preparation to low and moderately-low income families.