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United Way East Ontario’s Interactive Map

See your #LocalLove in action! Explore the map below and immerse yourself in local stories, videos, agencies, issues, and initiatives United Way East Ontario supports. Select the numbered icons to visit agencies and select the United Way icon to learn more about our role in the community.

Map locations are approximate


United Way East Ontario
United Way East Ontario

We are United Way East Ontario
Tackling the tough problems across Prescott-Russell, Ottawa, Lanark and Renfrew Counties.

Check out UWEO’s annual reports for more information

Youth Services Bureau

“I see myself on top”
While COVID-19 made it hard for Ciizzy to find a place to stay after she was kicked out, United Way East Ontario and Youth Services Bureau helped her find a brighter path forward.  

Read Cizzy’s story


Crafting career opportunities for newcomer women
The Sewing For Jobs program supported by United Way assists community members in gaining valuable skills needed to enter the workforce.

Learn more about EcoEquitable

Good Companions Seniors Centre

The power of connection 
For local seniors like Alma, the Seniors’ Centre Without Walls (SCWW) program at Good Companions Seniors Centre has been their connection to the outside world during the pandemic.  

Read more about SCWW

Lanark County Youth Centre Coalition

A coalition of care
Youth centres in Lanark County are working together to keep rural youth connected and engaged, even when distance and pandemic restrictions keep them apart. 

Learn more about youth programs in Lanark County

Counselling Connect

Connecting with mental health support
Living in a rural community, Jennifer and her family had limited mental health support options before the pandemic. Counselling Connect has been a gamechanger. 

Read Jennifer’s story

Unsafe at Home Prescott-Russell

Help is now only a text or chat away in Prescott-Russell
Home is not a safe place for everyone. For some women and children, COVID-19 has meant that there is no respite from the threat of abuse. Unsafe at Home is a crucial resource for telephone and virtual services during the pandemic.

Learn more about Unsafe at Home

Good Neighbours Food Bank

Tackling food insecurity
Food insecurity not only affects nutrition but can also have an impact on mental health. This partnership in Prescott-Russell helps residents access fresh, local produce. 

Read more about Good Neighbours Food Bank

Creating the Change We Want (CCWW)

The solutions are with our communities
Through seminars, mentorship and community development training, Creating the Change We Want helps local residents build skills and confidence to make positive changes together.

Check out this Community Development Framework initiative


A team effort: United Way and 211
Our partnership with 211 Eastern Ontario ensures the needs of the most vulnerable people are not forgotten through the second wave of COVID-19 and beyond.

Learn about the power and scope of 211

Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County

Finding Safety and Shelter in Renfrew County
Our partner in Renfrew County provides youth at risk of homelessness with the shelter, support, and guidance they need to achieve healthy independent living.

Read Melissa’s story