Cooke County United Way's Funded Partner Agencies
The Child Advocacy Center of Cooke County is committed to the well-being of children living in our community. We stand on the firm foundation that children need a safe place to live and thrive, protection from violence and when victimized, they deserve justice. Our mission is to provide a place where justice and healing can begin through inter-agency cooperation and community education.
Provide relief to victims of disasters, both large-scale and single-family, provide community education to help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Provides emergency communications for military personnel and their families.
Ph: 903-465-1330 (Denison Office)
Provide a supervised competitive baseball program for the youth of Cooke County and surrounding areas while promoting teamwork, sportsmanship and leadership.
To serve others by helping install values in young people and to prepare them to make ethical decisions during their lifetime in achieving their full potential. A comprehensive youth development program emphasizing adventure, outdoor excitement and civic participation. For boys in the first grade through the fifth for Cub Scouts and ages 11 to 18 for Boy Scouts. The program provides youth with leadership training and personal fitness.
Camp Sweeney provides assistance and programs which help children who have diabetes acquire the principles of diabetic management to prevent long-term and short-term complications.
To serve as an independent voice in court for abused and neglected children. Volunteers are court-appointed to investigate, monitor, report, and serve as advocates in court for abused/neglected children’s best interests and assist in locating permanent placement in a safe and caring environment.
Serves as a positive recognition event for 4H, FFA, FCCLA youth. This recognition culminates their year’s work and learning with their livestock, shop and home economic projects.
Senior nutrition program which provides home-delivered meals to enable older citizens to continue living in active independence. Also, a “Dine In” lunch program available at local Senior Centers (Callisburg, Gainesville, Muenster and Valley View) open to all senior citizens of at least 60 years of age.
Provide educational and growth opportunities for boys and girls in the area through activities including sports, recreation, and scouting.
My Brother’s House is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, food and fellowship with other recovering alcoholics using a mechanism through Alcoholics Anonymous to guide them to a permanent road of recovery.
The Stanford House is an activity center for senior citizens that is committed through the work of volunteers to enrich the lives of senior citizens of the community through physical and social activities
A rural public transportation system serving persons of all ages in Wise, Clay, Cooke, Fannin, Jack, Grayson and Montague counties.
Serve as the community catalyst to enhance awareness of the strengths and needs of our older population; promote the development of a coordinated and comprehensive system of services, programs, and opportunities to ensure the prolonged well-being, independence and dignity of our elderly citizens.
Provide emergency assistance to people in crisis including: food, prescriptions, and rental/utility assistance. VISTO also serves the homeless and transients.