United Way of Defiance County's Educational Programs & Partners
Imagination Library: United Way of Defiance County
Offers a new age-appropriate book to children from birth to age 5 mailed monthly to their home to encourage early literacy. Since the program launched in 2009, 25,094 books have been delivered to Defiance County residents enrolled in the program. Click here for an enrollement form. Please mail back to United Way of Defiance County at 608 Clinton Street, Defiance, OH 43512
Earn While You Learn: CPC Women's Health Resource
Provides parenting education, pre-natal care information, life skills classes, and over 100 lessons to educate expecting parents and give them the opportunity to earn points to use towards free car seats, cribs, mattresses and strollers.
Life Skills: Ravens Care
Provides basic life skills training to clients to help them reach self-sustainability. In the classes, clients learn to better manage finances through household budgeting, stretching food dollars and maintaining adequate employment.
Kindergarten Camp: Defiance County Elementary Schools
Offers a week long Kindergarten experience for students entering Kindergarten that are identified during screening as needing additional preparation. These students are taught social skills, following instructions, using scissors, holding a book, etc.