Building Community

United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County has partnerships with a number of arms-length community programs.  United Way is a sponsor organization for these programs, which focus on building a strategic vision for change related to specific challenges that our community faces, and engaging community partners to make Windsor and Essex County a better place to live.  United Way support allows program staff to focus on leveraging community resources to create sustainable change.

United Way currently sponsors the following community programs: 


United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County also supports several in-house programs designed to support people in need, and engage young people in becoming more civic-minded.

  • On Track to Success – building a network of collaborative partners which provide supports and services to ensure “at-risk” youth graduate high school and attend post-secondary programs.

  • Rebuilding Wheels Rebuilding Lives – helps people to secure transportation to gain or maintain employment

  • Emergency Assistance Fund  – provides direct support to individuals.  A fund of last resort.
  • Change the World - is a province-wide strategy of the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration, and International Trade, and the Ontario Volunteer Centre Network to encourage youth to volunteer in their communities.

  • Summer Lunch Program - provides a nutrtious lunch, story time, and other activities to elementary-aged children over the summer months when school nutrtion programs are not available. 






Community Volunteers





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United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County
300 Giles Boulevard East, Unit A1
Windsor, Ontario N9A 4C4
t: 519-258-0000 | f: 519-258-2346
Charitable Registration #: 10816 0334 RR0001