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Basin United Way is committed to Investing in Our Community. The commitment to help others is the heart and soul of Basin United Way.

When you care enough to make a contribution to the Basin United Way, it is one of the most powerful contributions you can make. Your monetary gift is invested in several ways addressing the most pressing health and human service issues in the greater Williston area of Northwest North Dakota. Basin United Way currently supports thirty-one agencies that will receive allocations from collected Basin United Way funds.

By partnering with the Basin United Way, you focus on solutions for the community. Solutions that…
  • assist seniors and disabled
  • strengthen families
  • promote self-sufficiency
  • nurture youth
  • build our community
Whether it is a home delivered meal, an after school activity, or just a listening ear, your gift to Basin United Way provides services that enhance our community.

Adult Learning Center helps improve educational opportunities for adults who lack literacy skills and to expand and deliver adult education services. Basic educational skills, as well as, employment enhancing skills are offered to those who seek to further themselves. 701-572-5886
American Red Cross Mid-Dakota Chapter provides local disaster response for single and multiple family emergencies, disaster preparedness/education and health & safety training to the community. 701-852-2828
Catholic Charities of North Dakota provides guardianship services to persons with developmental disabilities who have no other resource to serve in this capacity. They also provide adoption services and pregnancy counseling. 701-235-4457
Community Action Partnership is a non-profit organization whose primary purpose is to combat poverty and promote self-sufficiency among our target population whether material, cultural, or economic. Services provided are emergency services, client services, housing and safe communities.
Coyote Wrestling Camp provides education, instruction and training of area youth to develop and improve their capabilities in the sport of wrestling. 701-570-7031.
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is an early literacy program that provides one book each month for children from birth to age 5. The program is free of cost to the participants and is provided to all children who reside within the Williston Public School Dist #1.
Family Crisis Shelter/Family Bridges Visitation & Exchange Center will provide a safe and secure environment for children to visit a parent who has demonstrated past abusive behaviors, while under careful supervision of trained staff. 701-572-0757
Family Voices of North Dakota provides emotional and informational support to families of children with special health care needs along with ongoing training for both parents and professionals. 701-493-2634
Girl Scouts—Dakota Horizons is dedicated solely to meet the ever changing needs of girls: empowering them to learn life skills through program activities that will give them the courage and confidence to affirm their personal values and beliefs as they develop physically and emotionally. 701-233-4525
Legal Services of North Dakota is a nonprofit organization primarily providing civil legal services to low income and elderly residents. 701-852-4369.
Lemonade Day is dedicated to educating young people about business, economics and free enterprise. It is administered by the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce.
Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota Violence Free is a program that provides group treatment for people who batter their partner. 800-634-5263
Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota Gamblers Choice is an outpatient treatment program for problem gamblers and their family members. Evaluations are conducted and phone, individual, joint or family counseling is available. Community education is provided for churches, schools and service groups. 800-634-5263
Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota Great Plains Food Bank distributes surplus food from the corporate food industry to food shelves, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and other charitable programs across North Dakota. 800-634-5263
Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota Senior Companion Program provides in-home support and assistance to the frail elderly population, primarily those at risk for nursing home placement. Services include personal care, nutrition, companionship, home management and respite for caregivers. 800-634-5263
Marketplace for Kids aims for every student to receive entrepreneurship education and encouragement to become a lifelong partner in building stronger communities. 701-774-4179
Northern Lights Council Boy Scouts of America promotes the ability of boys to do things for themselves and others, training them in Scout craft and teaching them patriotism, courage, self-reliance and kindred virtues, using the methods which are now in common used by the Boy Scouts of America. 701-293-5011
Northern Plains Children's Advocacy Center works to protect children through agency collaboration and a team approach in prevention, investigation, assessment and referral for prosecution and treatment of child abuse. 701-852-0836
PATH services with families range from providing parent to parent mentoring, relief care from parenting, crisis intervention, emergency beds to place children, 24-hour care, services to reunite families and adoption. In addition, they work with youth transitioning to adulthood to help prepare them for living independently. 605-645-0331
Region 1 Senior Service/NW Dakota Public Transit/Mercy Rider Program provides home delivered meals, congregate meals and outreach to all seniors over the age of 60 and their caregivers in Divide, Williams and McKenzie Counties. We also provide pubic transportation to all peoples throughout the three county region. 701-577-6751
Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals provides rehabilitative services for children and their families to address mental health and behavioral needs through therapeutic support. Services address a child’s developmental lags skill training areas such as impulse control, coping with frustration, maintaining attention and more. 701-361-6668
Students in Transition/McKenny-Vento Homeless Students is a resource for families in the Williston Public School District with school age children. This program provides such things as book bags, school supplies, hygiene kits, weekend snack packs, showers and referrals to city and county agencies. 701-572-1580
The Salvation Army is a non-profit organization that provides worship services for all ages, character building programs, social services (lodging, food, meals, food pantry, clothing, utility assistance, rental assistance, gasoline, prescriptions, back-to-school supplies, Christmas food, toys and gifts), and disaster relief. 701-572-2921
UMARC is a total life enrichment program to adults with disabilities. They teach independent living skills, socialization, leisure time activities and community involvement. 701-774-0137
Week of the Young Child is a promotion for young children and their families to be more exposed to the resources in Williston. One specific day is set aside to educate families about local vendors, medical and mental resources and to play games.
Williams County Social Services provides a safe environment for children through foster care while working with the family to reunify them as a family unit. Their desire is to recruit and retain quality and long lasting family foster homes by giving recognition and recruitment and retention incentives. 701-774-6300
Williston Rural Fire Protection District #1 provides fire and rescue in District #1. 701-572-2196
Williston Sea Lions provides education, instruction and training of area youth to develop and improve their capabilities in the sport of swimming. They also promote and facilitate the use of the pool.
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