United Neighbors

The Carol Center Expands

May 23, 2019
Carol Center

Thanks to a growing number of clients, a program helping people with chronic mental illness has moved to a new, and larger building. Thursday morning the Vera French Community Mental Health Center held a ribbon cutting for The Carol Center in Davenport.

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A longtime Davenport charity will close after losing funding and struggling to resolve questions about mismanagement. The Quad-City Times reports United Neighbors' board announced Wednesday the social service agency will close.

QC-Times 'Big Story': United Neighbors Grant Repayment

May 19, 2017

Back in March, a community agency in Davenport was told it would have to pay back a large grant to the state. United Neighbors was asked to return $235,000 from a rental assistance program. 

For this week's Big Story in the Quad-City Times, Devan Patel has an update. 

A community agency in Davenport is in trouble, and may have to pay back a large grant to the state. Last week, the Iowa Finance Authority told United Neighbors it will have to return $235,000 from a rental assistance program.

Davenport Celebrates Juneteenth

Jun 17, 2016
United Neighbors

Local businesses and organizations have joined forces to sponsor this year's Juneteenth celebration in the Quad Cities. The yearly festival commemorates June 19th, 1865, the day Union Soldiers announced emancipation of the slaves in Galveston, Texas. 

Davenport NAACP

When a Davenport man heard that the number of "shots fired" incidents this year in the city have already surpassed all of last year, he waited-- hoping some organization or church would stand up and address the problem. When they didn't, he decided to take action himself.

Iowa Honors Ida Johnson

Mar 1, 2015
United Neighbors

A lifetime of service to Davenport and the Quad Cities will be recognized next month. Ida Johnson, founder and executive director of United Neighbors, will be inducted into the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame.