Community Support


Department of Workforce Services - Assistance including medicaid, food stamps, job searching, child care subsidy and other services
Home Energy Assistance Target (HEAT)Program provides winter home heating assistance and year round energy crisis assistance for eligible low income households throughout Utah
WIC is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers, and young children eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy. Nutrition education and counseling, nutritious foods, and help accessing health care are provided to low-income women, infants, and children through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program, popularly known as WIC.
It might just be to guide them to a shower, find a location to do laundry, or get some food at our Homeless Youth Resource Center. They can do more than meet their basic needs. They can assist people with getting identification. Help people complete their education. Seek employment. Find housing. And get people the mental health and addiction counseling they need. The support they provide can open the door to self-sufficiency and happiness.
Crossroads Urban Center helps low-income people in Salt Lake City and throughout Utah. We operate one of the busiest emergency food pantries in the state and a free/low-cost thrift store. Beyond direct service, we also address the root causes of poverty through community organizing and advocacy.
United Way 2-1-1 Information and Referral is a statewide service of United Way of Salt Lake. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember information and referral telephone number that people dial to get connected and get answers. 2-1-1 connects people to important health, human, and community service programs including: emergency food pantries, rental assistance, public health clinics, child care resources, support groups, legal aid, and a variety of nonprofit and government agencies. Individuals, families, and corporate and religious groups can also dial 2-1-1 to get connected to meaningful volunteer opportunities.
Utah Legal Services (ULS) can only provide legal help to those who qualify in non-criminal cases. Generally, they can answer questions, give advice, prepare legal documents, and represent clients in court and before administrative agencies.
Utah Foster Care finds, educates, and supports families to care for children placed in foster care. They are a non-profit organization created and authorized by the Utah legislature.
Information and service for refugees in Utah including employment, resource and other refugee agencies.
The mission of the Cache Refugee & Immigrant Connection (CRIC) is to promote integration, economic self-sufficiency, and positive connections among refugees, immigrants, and the wider community through two-way education, improved access to existing services, and development of new services. Each week we help refugees and immigrants cross cultural and language barriers during our walk-in hours, study groups focused on preparing for the Utah driver's license written test and the United States nationalization test.
Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake is a non-profit organization that promotes safety, stability and self-sufficiency for low income families and individuals, as well as victims of domestic violence, through effective, efficient legal advocacy and assistance.
The Disability Law Center (DLC) is a private, non-profit organization designated by the governor as Utah’s Protection and Advocacy (P&A) agency. Their mission is to enforce and strengthen laws that protect the opportunities, choices and legal rights of Utahns with disabilities.
Voices for Utah Children works to make Utah a place where all children thrive. They start with one basic question: "Is it good for kids?" At Voices for Utah Children, they believe that every child deserves the opportunity to reach his or her full potential.
The mission of the Utah Parent Center (UPC or Center) is to help parents help their children, youth and young adults with all disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community. We accomplish our mission by providing accurate information, empathetic peer support, valuable training and effective advocacy based on the concept of parents helping parents.
For you have a child or family member with a physical, mental or developmental special need, then the Utah Family Voices website welcomes you. Utah Family voices is all about supporting families with special needs and is run by parents of children with special needs.
The Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities (LCPD) advocates for public policy affecting all people in Utah who have disabilities. Membership is open to all and is comprised of voting and non-voting members. The Coalition is incorporated as a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization in the state of Utah.
The purpose of the Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism is to enable individuals, communities and organizations in Utah to benefit from the service, power, skills, and passion of volunteers.
Resource and assistance in buying a home including Habitat for Humanity.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is charges with developing a culturally-diverse outreach program for all ethnic communities. The Office recognizes the importance of developing relationships with the many different communities throughout Utah in order to achieve its important mission.
UTA's Paratransit Service ADA program is a service of the Utah Transit Authority, for people with physical, cognitive or visual disabilities who are functionally unable to independently use the UTA fixed route bus service either all of the time, temporarily or only under certain circumstances.