2013 Community Needs Assessment
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The River Region United Way recently completed the data collection portion of the 2013 Community Needs Assessment to identify the most pressing needs in Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon and Montgomery counties. And we need your help.
Why is this so important?
The 2013 Community Needs Assessment included an online survey component plus focus groups from the five counties in our region. Feedback from the focus group participants as well as the 917 online surverwill provide United Way with a valid "snapshot" of the most pressing needs in our communities and will identify any gaps in existing programs and services. These results will help to identify emerging priorities that demand attention.
Who participates in this survey?
Since 1987, community needs assessments have been conducted regularly by the Community Council, the “assessment arm” of the River Region United Way. This year, we invite everyone to participate in the survey including groups such as service providers, recipients of services, businesses, civic clubs, churches, educational institutions, community volunteers and neighborhood associations in our five-county River Region. Survey responses will be compiled and analyzed with the assistance of Dr. Yanyi Djamba of the Center for Demographic Research at Auburn Montgomery.
Thank you for helping us help our community.
The results of the 2013 Community Needs Assessment will be made available on our website in early summer. To be notified when these results are posted, and for other news and updates on River Region United Way, click here.