Child Development Goals
> Increase kindergarten readiness (Click for info)
> Increase positive familial engagement (Click for info)
> Increase activities that lead to positive development for children (Click for info)
Young children, ages birth to 8 enter school prepared to succeed
Not all children in Fairfield County have the same opportunities that will prepare them for a successful career in school. United Way of Fairfield County works to level the playing field and ensure that the youngest members of our community reach their full potential.
Youth Development Goals
> Decrease risk factors among youth (Click for info)
> Increase social competencies and protective factors among youth (Click for info)
> Increase high school graduation rates and career access (Click for info)
Youth, ages 9 to 21, successfully transition to adulthood and independence
By surrounding youth with opportunities to develop leadership and positive character traits, we improve social and emotional development and increase the likelihood of academic success. This translates to more youth pursuing post-secondary education, ensuring more adults achieve financial stability and solid careers; making our entire community stronger.