Local Support Groups, General

Description: Autonomous groups of individuals who share a common problem or concern, either directly or through their partners and families, who meet together on a voluntary basis, either in-person, by telephone or via the Internet, to fulfill a need, overcome a disability or cope with a crisis. Members of mutual support groups share their experiences, strengths and hopes and rely on one another for emotional support, information and resources. (AIRS PN-8100)

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Cedar City, UT

PO Box 2081
Cedar City, UT 84721
Phone: 435-867-8925
Address: PO Box 2081
Cedar City, UT 84721
Phone: 435-867-8925
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Last Updated: 2/13/2014

Ephraim, UT

150 East College Avenue, Greenwood Student Center
Ephraim, UT 84627
Phone: 435-283-7136
Address: 150 East College Avenue, Greenwood Student Center
Ephraim, UT 84627
Phone: 435-283-7136
Services Provided: Counseling is available by a licensed professional, plus the Wellness Center sponsors a trained group of student mentors who work on campus with students to help them cope with all sorts of mental and emotional health issues ranging from drug/alcohol abuse to depression.
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Last Updated: 11/8/2017

Heber, UT

271 North 600 West
Heber, UT 84032
Phone: 435-654-3775
Address: 271 North 600 West
Heber, UT 84032
Phone: 435-654-3775
Eligibility: preschoolers' mothers
Services Provided: Mothers of Preschoolers brings mothers together for activities and support.
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Last Updated: 6/13/2017

Mapleton, UT

1511 North 300 West
Mapleton, UT 84664
Address: 1511 North 300 West
Mapleton, UT 84664
Eligibility: mothers
Services Provided: Supports mothers who are self-motivated to constantly seek improvement through association with other strong and like-minded women. Strengthen and Educate Families Monthly training,and service projects geared toward whole family participation. Networking occurs to inform members on social action and political issues.
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Last Updated: 6/14/2018

Midvale, UT

8449 South 150 West
Copperview Elementary School
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-826-8190
Organization Name: Canyons School District
Address: 8449 South 150 West
Copperview Elementary School
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-826-8190
Eligibility: Open to Canyon District parents and students.
Services Provided: Provides a spectrum of individual and family-based counseling, student support groups and parent education classes.
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Last Updated: 9/12/2018
6770 South 900 East Ste 105
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-305-3171
Address: 6770 South 900 East Ste 105
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-305-3171
Fax: 801-904-3632
Eligibility: Women who are pregnant or recently had a baby.
Services Provided: Provides counseling, support groups and hope to women.
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Last Updated: 9/12/2018
6975 South Union Pak Center #320
AARP
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-538-3926
Address: 6975 South Union Pak Center #320
AARP
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-538-3926
Eligibility: Anyone caring for family members
Services Provided: Our coalition focus is on the needs of all caregivers who care for family members across the lifespan; from babies to the elderly, disabled adults who need extra help, those who have mental illness, and the elderly. We want to provide support for you, give you some extra education, and link you to the resources available to you according to the area you live.
Provider Profiles: Member meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month from 12-1:30 pm at our new location.
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Last Updated: 3/13/2018

Moab, UT

180 South 300 East, Ste C
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: 435-261-2368
Organization Name: Utah Foster Care Foundation - Salt Lake
Address: 180 South 300 East, Ste C
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: 435-261-2368
Toll Free Phone: 877-505-5437
Fax: 435-259-2691
Eligibility: Background check required. Foster parents need to be at least 21 years old, financially and emotionally stable, legally married or single (not cohabitating), and able to obtain licensing through Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS).
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Last Updated: 8/29/2018

Mt. Pleasant, UT

Organization Name: NAMI Utah
Address: 125 S State Street, Rm #2
Mt. Pleasant, UT
Phone: 435-851-0220
Email: vsanderson@gmail.com
Eligibility: Varies by program. Programs are available for families with children 0-18 years of age with a mental illness, families with adults with a mental illness, and individuals with mental illness. Most services are free.
Services Provided: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Utah’s mission is to improve the lives of those who live with mental illness and their families through support, education and advocacy. Provides free educational classes and support groups for individuals with mental illness and their family members.
Provider Profiles: Registration for Peer to Peer class: (435) 660-6055 NAMI asks that individuals who sign up for classes be committed to attending for the duration of the class.
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Last Updated: 9/11/2018

Murray, UT

1881 East Vine Street, Southeast Christian Church
Murray, UT 84121
Phone: 801-576-8685
Address: 1881 East Vine Street, Southeast Christian Church
Murray, UT 84121
Phone: 801-576-8685
Services Provided: 1. Provide support, help and encouragement to moms with children newborn to six years of age.
2. Meetings open to women and children up to age 6.
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Last Updated: 2/13/2014

Oakley, UT

4200 North 400 West
Elk Meadows Assisted Living
Oakley, UT 84055
Phone: 435-783-5708
Address: 4200 North 400 West
Elk Meadows Assisted Living
Oakley, UT 84055
Phone: 435-783-5708
Services Provided: Caregiver support groups.
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Last Updated: 6/23/2016

Ogden, UT

3340 Harrison Boulevard Ste 130
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-564-6460
Organization Name: Children's Service Society of Utah
Address: 3340 Harrison Boulevard Ste 130
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-564-6460
Eligibility: Must be a kinship caregiver of a minor child 18 years or younger
Services Provided: Assists grandparents and other kinship caregivers (GrandFamilies) who are taking care of children they are not the biological parents of with applying for guardianship of the children, offers educational groups for caregivers and children (ages 4 to 11), and provides free, ongoing, short-term therapy and support services.
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Last Updated: 5/8/2017
Organization Name: Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Address: 705 East 23rd Street
Ogden, UT 84401
Phone: 801-721-0693
Services Provided: Support and education for parents, families and friends of lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual people. Peer support by others who have worked through acceptance problems. The group also may do political advocacy on pertinent issues.
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Last Updated: 6/19/2017
2955 Harrison Boulevard
Classroom A/B
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-628-0468
Address: 2955 Harrison Boulevard
Classroom A/B
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-628-0468
Email: themothersnestutah@gmail.com
Eligibility: No restrictions
Services Provided: The Mothers' Nest holds monthly meetings for perinatal moms that combine education, self-care, and support. Also gathers information and local resources related to postpartum depression and related illnesses including local support groups, mental health resources, and information on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders to support postpartum moms and families.
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Last Updated: 8/9/2018
3340 South Harrison Boulevard Ste 200
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-392-1114
Organization Name: Utah Foster Care Foundation - Salt Lake
Address: 3340 South Harrison Boulevard Ste 200
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-392-1114
Fax: 801-392-1112
Eligibility: Licensed foster and kinship families or individuals, and families who have adopted through the state (not private adoptions).
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS).
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Last Updated: 8/29/2018
3350 Harrison Boulevard
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-331-5820
Address: 3350 Harrison Boulevard
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-331-5820
Eligibility: Open to the gender identity public
Services Provided: Offers LGTBQ+ affirming groups for adults and youth and activities that offer a safe space for all youth to be themselves. Ally trainings are available for any size business, organization, and group throughout Northern Utah. Works to prevent youth suicide, homelessness, and bullying and rallies communities to be better informed and able to work together in ways that save lives and transform families, schools, and regions. Follow OUTreach Utah on Facebook for updates on groups and activities in Northern Utah.
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Last Updated: 8/30/2018

Orem, UT

Address: Orem, UT
Phone: 801-229-3814
Eligibility: Summit, Utah and Wasatch counties
Services Provided: Caregiver support groups.
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Last Updated: 2/22/2016
Address: Orem, UT
Phone: 801-229-3814
Eligibility: Summit, Utah and Wasatch counties
Services Provided: Caregiver support groups.
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Last Updated: 2/22/2016
Address: Orem, UT 84057
Eligibility: Mothers of twins, triplets or more that live in Utah County
Services Provided: Provides activities and peer support to mothers of multiples that live in Utah County.
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Last Updated: 4/26/2018

Payson, UT

439 West Utah Avenue
Payson, UT 84651
Phone: 801-465-5215
Address: 439 West Utah Avenue
Payson, UT 84651
Phone: 801-465-5215
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Last Updated: 5/31/2013

Price, UT

475 West Price River Drive Ste 152
Price, UT 84501
Phone: 877-505-5437
Organization Name: Utah Foster Care Foundation - Salt Lake
Address: 475 West Price River Drive Ste 152
Price, UT 84501
Phone: 877-505-5437
Eligibility: Background check required. Foster parents need to be at least 21 years old, financially and emotionally stable, legally married or single (not cohabitating), and able to obtain licensing through Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS).
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Last Updated: 8/29/2018

Provo, UT

270 West 500 North
Provo, UT 84601
Phone: 801-229-3814
Address: 270 West 500 North
Provo, UT 84601
Phone: 801-229-3814
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Last Updated: 7/13/2012
91 West 200 South
Provo, UT 84601
Address: 91 West 200 South
Provo, UT 84601
Email: info@encircletogether.org
Eligibility: Serves LGTBQ youth and their families, as well as anyone in the community desiring to advocate for the LGTBQ community.
Services Provided: Provides support, education, family workshops, referrals, mentoring programs, information and free or reduced cost therapeutic counseling for LGBTQ youth and their families.
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Last Updated: 10/11/2018
Organization Name: NAMI Utah
Address: 750 Freedom Boulevard Suite L
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 385-208-1796
Fax: 801-373-0639
Eligibility: families with children 0-18 years of age with a mental illness, families with adults with a mental illness, and individuals with mental illness, no cost
Services Provided: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) serves as Utah's voice on mental illness by ensuring the dignity and improving the lives of those who live with mental illness and their families through support, education, and advocacy. Provides free educational classes and support groups for individuals with mental illness and their family members. Credentialed Family Resource Facilitators provide assistance to families and youth in accessing appropriate mental health services within their communities.
Provider Profiles: NAMI asks that individuals who sign up for classes be committed to attending for the duration of the classes.
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Last Updated: 4/11/2017

Salt Lake City, UT

Organization Name: Valley Behavioral Health
Address: Salt Lake City, UT 84049
Phone: 801-284-4916
Eligibility: Adolescents
Services Provided: ARTEC provides a structured day-treatment environment for adolescents requiring additional support to become successful in the community. ARTEC focus is on skills development, providing individual, family and group treatment.
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Last Updated: 12/11/2017
32 East Bryan Avenue (1560 West)
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-230-8492
Address: 32 East Bryan Avenue (1560 West)
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-230-8492
Services Provided: Provides a safe space where LGBT individuals, as well as those questioning their orientation, can associate with like individuals, ask questions, and know that they are not alone.
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Last Updated: 9/11/2018
32 East Bryan Avenue (1560 West)
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-486-6977
Address: 32 East Bryan Avenue (1560 West)
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-486-6977
Services Provided: Provides a safe space where LGBT individuals, as well as those questioning their orientation, can associate with like individuals, ask questions, and know that they are not alone.
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Last Updated: 5/6/2014
PO Box 11897
Salt Lake City, UT 84147
Phone: 801-320-0551
Address: PO Box 11897
Salt Lake City, UT 84147
Phone: 801-320-0551
Eligibility: Crossgender, transgender, partners
Services Provided: Provides a social and support group for cross-dressers and their partners.
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Last Updated: 5/3/2018
2001 South State Street S1-600
Salt Lake City, UT 84190-4575
Phone: 385-468-3200
Organization Name: Salt Lake County Health Department
Address: 2001 South State Street S1-600
Salt Lake City, UT 84190-4575
Phone: 385-468-3200
Email: cjjensen@slco.org
Eligibility: Grandparents age 55 or older providing care to children under the age of 18 or caring for adults age 18 to 59 with disabilities; Salt Lake County. Anyone is eligible for information and assistance, support groups and consultation.
Services Provided: Respite Services (based on eligibility requirements): brief period of relief for the caregiver
Homemaking, home health aide, adult day care, short term stay in a nursing home.
Supplemental Services (based on eligibility requirements): supplies or equipment
Information and Assistance: provide caregivers with services and information available within the community
Monthly newsletters, caregiver website, caregiver academy and other available training
Support Groups: monthly meetings with caregivers to discuss an assigned topic for that month pertaining to care giving as well as a forum to meet with peers in similar circumstances and learn from one another
Consultations: consult with the caregiver or families to help plan the care giving process and what to expect.

There is no financial eligibility or fees required to participate with the Caregiver Support Program.
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Last Updated: 9/26/2017
Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: 801-281-4778
Address: Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: 801-281-4778
Services Provided: Specialized referrals to support groups and other resources for people needing emotional support. A twelve-step program for recovery from mental and emotional illness. As of 2004 there were approximately 1,100 EA groups active in the United States.
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Last Updated: 6/28/2016
655 East 4500 South, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-355-7444
Organization Name: Children's Service Society
Address: 655 East 4500 South, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-355-7444
Toll Free Phone: 800-839-7444
Eligibility: No charge, donations accepted.
Services Provided: Grandfamilies is a support, advocacy, educational and crisis intervention program of the Children’s Service Society. Since 2002 aims to meet the growing needs of individuals and/or families that are caring for a relative’s child. Our focus is to provide information and support to these families so that the needs of safety and permanency for the children in these families can be met.
Our services include:
Crisis intervention
Adult educational support groups
Children’s support groups
Links to community resources
Drug and alcohol prevention services for children
Provider Profiles: 8 am - 6 pm M - Th
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Last Updated: 2/18/2016
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Organization Name: International MOMS Club
Address: Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Eligibility: At-home moms within the boundaries extending from the Avenues, south to 3300 South, east of I-15, and also including Capitol Hill, Marmalade, Rose Park, and the Fairpark neighborhoods. which extend from the Avenues south to 2700 S. and include everything east of I-15.
Services Provided: Support group for at-home moms.
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Last Updated: 7/28/2016
1010 East 700 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84102-3930
Organization Name: Mothers of Preschoolers International
Address: 1010 East 700 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84102-3930
Toll Free Phone: 888-910-6677
Fax: 303-733-5770
Services Provided: Dedicated to meeting the needs of mothers of preschoolers. Groups usually meet once or twice a month, and often provide childcare through the MOPPETS program.
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Last Updated: 7/13/2016
177 West Price Avenue (3610 South)
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-269-7500
Organization Name: Salt Lake County Division of Youth Services
Address: 177 West Price Avenue (3610 South)
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-269-7500
Eligibility: Meetings open to adults.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: To provide an open-ended family therapist-facilitated experiential group wherein parents support each other dealing with ongoing and unfolding issues of raising children (usually, but not exclusively, in their teen years) in one's home and society at large.
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Last Updated: 6/24/2014
361 North 300 West
Utah Pride Center
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 801-688-2281
Address: 361 North 300 West
Utah Pride Center
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 801-688-2281
Services Provided: Support and education for parents, families, and friends of lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual people. Peer support by others who have worked through acceptance problems.
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Last Updated: 7/13/2017
PO Box 571144
Salt Lake City, UT 84157
Address: PO Box 571144
Salt Lake City, UT 84157
Services Provided: Extends support and understanding to mothers of twins or more, from those who have experienced life with multiple birth children.
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Last Updated: 10/6/2014
200 South Central Campus Drive Rm 409
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-587-7973
Organization Name: University of Utah
Address: 200 South Central Campus Drive Rm 409
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-587-7973
Fax: 801-581-3507
Eligibility: Open for everyone
Services Provided: Provides resources, a safe environment for student interaction, and outreach programs that will educate the community in regards to sexual orientation and gender identity. Located in the Olpin Student Union Bldg.
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Last Updated: 9/18/2018
5296 South Commerce Drive (300 W) Ste 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-994-5205
Address: 5296 South Commerce Drive (300 W) Ste 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-994-5205
Fax: 801-994-5206
Email: moreinfo@utahfostercare.org
Eligibility: Minimum age 18. No offenses against children; other offenses evaluated on a case by case basis.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS).
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Last Updated: 8/29/2018

Springville, UT

205 West 900 North
Springville, UT 84663
Phone: 801-491-0133
Address: 205 West 900 North
Springville, UT 84663
Phone: 801-491-0133
Fax: 801-491-0136
Services Provided: Provides comprehensive evaluation, recommendations and treatment planning. Youths receive extensive psychological, behavioral, social, educational, and physical assessments to identify their needs for services.
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Last Updated: 12/7/2017

St. George, UT

DRMC
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-688-4123
Address: DRMC
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-688-4123
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Last Updated: 10/25/2013
244 South Valley View Drive
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-231-2111
Address: 244 South Valley View Drive
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-231-2111
Eligibility: For pregnant women or mothers
Services Provided: We aim to support and encourage women of all ages and stages of motherhood through education and love: education, support group, apparel, babysitting co-op, social activities, exercise groups.
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Last Updated: 10/10/2018
Call for information
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-656-5929
Address: Call for information
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-656-5929
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Last Updated: 2/13/2014
50 So Main Street, Washington County Library, Room 3
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-652-9230
965 East 700 South Ste 202
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-703-4916
Address: 965 East 700 South Ste 202
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-703-4916
Services Provided: Safety Net assists people associated with the practice of polygamy. They coordinate resources as well as offer counseling and other services.
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Last Updated: 2/6/2017
600 South 300 East
Knight Education Center
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-688-4123
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Last Updated: 6/28/2016

Syracuse, UT

1328 Gates Head Court
Syracuse, UT 84075
Phone: 801-200-2048
Address: 1328 Gates Head Court
Syracuse, UT 84075
Phone: 801-200-2048
Email: lynea@lifeafterplacement.org
Eligibility: Birth mothers who placed child for adoption
Services Provided: Offers support to birth mothers who have placed child for adoption.
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Last Updated: 3/27/2018

Vernal, UT

1052 West Market Drive
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: 435-781-4224
Organization Name: Utah Foster Care Foundation - Salt Lake
Address: 1052 West Market Drive
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: 435-781-4224
Toll Free Phone: 877-505-5437
Fax: 435-781-1539
Eligibility: Background check required. Foster parents need to be at least 21 years old, financially and emotionally stable, legally married or single (not cohabitating), and able to obtain licensing through Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS).
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Last Updated: 8/29/2018

West Valley City, UT

PO Box 701725
West Valley City, UT 84120
Phone: 801-518-1048
Address: PO Box 701725
West Valley City, UT 84120
Phone: 801-518-1048
Eligibility: None
Services Provided: Provide area support for moms through play-dates, community events, message boards and chat.
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Last Updated: 6/28/2016