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
*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.