Financial Stability | Stabilizing Families

Routt County United Way fights for the financial stability of every person in Routt County, helping to ensure that every family and individual are self-sufficient.


  • 1 in 10 households in Routt County live at or below 130% of poverty level based on Medicaid and CHIP + numbers. (Routt County Department of Human Services)
  • 2,353 people were served for basic needs in 2013


  • We graduated 9 out of 12 graduates in the Getting’ Ahead in a just Getting By World class last spring.  The nine graduates are well on their way to working their plans they developed in class.
  • In spring 2014 there are 19 adults in the Getting’ Ahead Class determined to change their lives.
  • The Bridges out of Poverty Getting’ Ahead class teaches financial literacy, resources availability and independence from public assistance.


My Retirement Account (
The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently announced the official launch of myRA, a new retirement savings account for the millions of workers in America who don’t have access to a retirement savings plan through work or have not found an easy way to start saving. Employees can start funding their myRA account directly from their paycheck; fund their myRA directly from their checking or savings accounts; or direct all or part of their federal tax refund to their myRA account at tax time. Learn more about this new way you can help your employees save at