United Way of Hancock County will host a community forum to announce the Financial Stability Initiative on Oct. 10 at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.

Registration and refreshments will begin at 4:30 p.m., with the forum beginning promptly at 5:30. Attendees will learn about the initiative’s purpose, projected outcomes and impact on current and future funding opportunities.

The new initiative will work to improve the financial stability for hundreds of Hancock County households, including the unemployed, underemployed and unemployable. It will be guided by representatives from the nonprofit, government, business, finance, philanthropic, faith-based and education sectors.

Attendees are asked to register online at http://liveunitedhancockcounty.org/forum, via email at teresa.white@uwhancock.org or by calling 419-423-1432.