Empowering Healthy Lives

Good health is essential for individual success and a thriving community. Healthy kids are more likely to succeed in school. Healthy adults are more productive at work. The whole community will flourish when all our residents have access to safe physical activity, healthy foods and quality health care.

WHAT WE DO


Access to Health Care

*Create access to medical and dental care
*Receive needed prescriptions
*Provide glasses, hearing aids, and assistive devices

Healthy Living

*Create healthy eating and physical activities
*Develop healthy habits and lifestyles
*Provide a safe home and community


HOW WE DO IT


United Way of Northwest Louisiana’s Health Programs

Sights and Sounds Program provides financial assistance to children in schools who have been identified as needing an eyeglass exam and/or prescription glasses or hearing exam and/or hearing aids.

FamilyWize Prescription Assistance Program saves up to 75% on prescriptions for anyone in the 10 parishes who register. NWLA residents saved $172,629 in 2016.

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Funded Nonprofit Organizations


Louisiana Association for the Blind

1750 Claiborne Avenue
Shreveport, LA  71103
318-635-6471

Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling

324 Texas Street
Shreveport, LA  71101
318-674-9756

Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana

2031 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71103
318-716-4100

David Raines Community Health Centers

3041 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Shreveport, LA  71107
318-227-3350

Martin Luther King Health Center & Pharmacy

865 Olive Street
Shreveport, LA  71104
318-227-2912

Northwest Louisiana Interfaith Pharmacy

909 Olive Street
Shreveport, LA  71104
318-425-3553

Shreveport Bossier Rescue Mission

P.O. Box 3949
Shreveport, LA  71133-3949
318-227-2868

Shreveport Green

3625 Southern Ave.
Shreveport, LA  71106
318-219-1888

St. Luke's Episcopal Mobile Medical Ministry

PO Box 53074
Shreveport, LA  71135
318-423-8556

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

2015 Fairfield Avenue, Suite 2C
Shreveport, LA  71104
318-220-7050