United We CAN


United Way's Community Assistance Network (CAN) is a robust network of diverse community partners working together to keep our neighbors housed, healthy, and thriving. CAN consists of frontline direct-service organizations, providing the critical programs and services our at-risk neighbors need to overcome the cycle of poverty.

Through this network, United Way of the Virginia Peninsula (UWVP) employs advocates who provide resource navigation and referral services to residents of our community facing poverty-related crises.




If you or anyone you know is facing a poverty related crises and resides in:

Gloucester County, Hampton, James City County, Mathews County, Newport News, New Kent, Poquoson, Williamsburg, or York County,

call United Way's Community Assistance Network (CAN) at 757-229-2222 (Press Option 1) to be screened for community resources.

To reach our Spanish speaking advocate select option 3.

Hablar con nuestra defensora de habla hispana selecciona  elección tres.

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