1999: United Way

“Community Needs Assessment: Middlesex County Connecticut”

for Middlesex United Way, Inc.

by Tara Cohen, Ila Jain, Monisha Nariani, and Glenda Oskar


Four students from Wesleyan University worked in collaboration with Middlesex United Way updating the 1995 Comprehensive Needs Assessment. The goal of this partnership was to determine Middlesex County residents’ “perception of need” regarding social problems and services within the community. Our hope is that the 1999 assessment will have a significant impact on the future of Middlesex County by assisting the United Way in allocating funds to social service agencies. The data collected