Family Advocacy

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UT

Statewide

Organization Name: Utah Family Coalition
Address: UT
Phone: 435-210-0797
Eligibility: No charge, Community Health Centers throughout Utah
Services Provided: Family Resource Facilitators (FRFs) are trained family members who develop working partnerships with the Community Mental Health Center staff to represent family voice at service delivery, administration and policy levels. They provide referrals to local resources and programs; advocacy for culturally appropriate services; links to information and support groups; and family wraparound facilitation. These services increase family involvement at all levels and improve outcomes for families.
Family Resource Facilitator Mentorship includes:
• ½ day orientation
• 2 days family leadership training
• 3 days wraparound facilitation training
• Weekly phone calls
• 1 on-site visit monthly
Provider Profiles: Participating organizations: Allies With Families, NAMI, Frontiers for Families, State Division of Mental Health.
Within Salt Lake County, contact Mary Gully 385-468-4548
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Last Updated: 6/26/2018
230 West 200 South Ste 1101
PO Box 144610
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801-272-1062
Address: 230 West 200 South Ste 1101
PO Box 144610
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801-272-1062
Toll Free Phone: 800-468-1160
Fax: 801-272-8907
Email: info@utahfamilyvoices.org
Languages Spoken: Spanish services available
Eligibility: For Utah families with a child or youth with a physical, mental or developmental special need. Anyone can access the materials on the website.
Services Provided: Staffed by parents of children with special health care needs, UFV offers statewide assistance in a variety of ways: providing emotional and peer support through direct contact by phone, email and/or in person to families, assisting with navigation of credible information and referrals so families can access the appropriate public and private resources and services, presenting customized training and workshops for families and professionals on a variety of topics; and providing information and training to professional partners and health care providers on family-centered care and family involvement.
Provider Profiles: 1-844-838-8275
The Family to Family network (FtoFN) is a statewide parent support network run by volunteers.
Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
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Last Updated: 6/21/2018

Park City, UT

Address: 1965 Sidewinder Dr. Ste 202
Park City, UT 84068
Phone: 435-615-1690
Eligibility: Economically disadvantaged, elderly, or disabled.
Services Provided: * Rent Assistance
* Utility Assistance
* HEAT Program
* Family Support Services
* Outreach to homebound elderly and disabled
* Home Buyer & Mortgage Counseling

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Last Updated: 4/4/2014

West Valley City, UT

Organization Name: NAMI Utah
Address: 1600 West 2200 South Suite 202
West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: 801-869-2874
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility: Gratuitos
Services Provided: Lo que encontraras en NAMI:
• Amistades que se preocupan y que entiendan acerca de la depresión, ansiedad y más.
• Educación gratuita, apoyo, y guía
• Ideas que te ayudaran a cuidar de ti mismo y a tu familia
• La oportunidad de compartir tus experiencias y aprender de los demás
• Información sobre trastornos emocionales, tratamiento y servicios
NAMI affiliate
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Last Updated: 5/10/2016

Nationwide

75 Pearl Street, Suite 205
Portland, ME 04101
Address: 75 Pearl Street, Suite 205
Portland, ME 04101
Services Provided: Since 2005, providing helpful resources and information to wage earners, their families, the media, employers and anyone concerned about disability and the devastating impact it can have on the financies and lifestyle of American families.
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Last Updated: 2/21/2018