Foster Care

Description: Children and youth who have alternative living arrangements in agency-supervised private family homes due to their own social, physical or emotional problems or those of another family member. (AIRS YK-8000.200 Foster Children)

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UT

Statewide

Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
Address: 195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-4100
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: Works to prevent child abuse and neglect, investigate abuse and neglect, offer foster care, family services and services for youth. Services include but are not restricted to crisis intervention, sex abuse treatment, mental health treatment, parent education among other services.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 2/28/2018
Organization Name: Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), Utah Department of Health
Address: 44 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-584-8598
Eligibility: Foster children with special health care needs. Sliding scale based on income.
Services Provided: A program to ensure ongoing medical, dental and mental health services are provided for children in Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) custody. This is done by maximizing quality and timeliness of health care services for the children and ensuring access to providers.

Nurses and staff from the Utah Department of Health are co-located in offices with caseworkers from DCFS. They work in partnership to coordinate the foster child's health care while in custody.
Provider Profiles: LaRene Adams, RN
Melanie Hansen, RN
Original Source:
Last Updated: 3/8/2018
250 North 1950 West, Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116-7901
Organization Name: Corporation for National and Community Service
Address: 250 North 1950 West, Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116-7901
Toll Free Phone: 888-755-8824
Fax: 888-755-8824
Email: ldstoddard@utah.gov
Eligibility: For VISTA: 18 years old or older.
Wheelchair Accessible: Entry and Bathroom(s)
Services Provided: Each CNCS State Office works closely with the governor-appointed State Service Commissions in their state.
The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that engages more than five million Americans in service through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America, and United We Serve.
NCS State Offices are federal offices staffed by federal employees in the state. They conduct public outreach and program support. They are directly responsible for developing grants and projects, and for overseeing all Senior Corps and AmeriCorps VISTA projects within their states.
Provider Profiles: See services locator map on website.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 5/29/2018
Address: 195 North 1950 West
UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-4171
Fax: 801-538-4016
Eligibility: Open to all
Services Provided: Providing children, youth, families and adults care, services and treatment to live safe, healthy and successful lives and to thrive in their homes and communities.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 3/5/2018
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-4242
Organization Name: Utah State Department of Human Services
Address: 195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-4242
Fax: 801-538-4553
Eligibility: Providers of foster care for both children and adults, and adult day care providers
Services Provided: Provides licensure of such services as adoption agencies, domestic violence shelters, foster care providers, and youth treatment programs.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/28/2018

Cedar City, UT

Address: 856 Sage Drive Ste 7
Cedar City, UT 84720
Phone: 435-867-2760
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 435-867-2795
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7 to take referrals. The new number for Centralized Intake is 1-855-323-3237. The fax number is 1-855-323-3238. You can also reach Intake by email at dcfsintake@utah.gov. However, due to processing times for email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time. If you feel this matter is more urgent, please call our hotline at 1-855-323-3237.

1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/9/2018

Fillmore, UT

Address: 55 West 100 North
Fillmore, UT 84631
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7 to take referrals. The new number for Centralized Intake is 1-855-323-3237. The fax number is 1-855-323-3238. You can also reach Intake by email at dcfsintake@utah.gov. However, due to processing times for email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time. If you feel this matter is more urgent, please call our hotline at 1-855-323-3237.

1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/9/2018

Fort Duchesne, UT

Address: PO Box 808
Fort Duchesne, UT 84026
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7 to take referrals. The new number for Centralized Intake is 1-855-323-3237. The fax number is 1-855-323-3238. You can also reach Intake by email at dcfsintake@utah.gov. However, due to processing times for email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time. If you feel this matter is more urgent, please call our hotline at 1-855-323-3237.

1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/9/2018

Holladay, UT

Address: 645 East 4500 South
Holladay, UT 84107
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7 to take referrals. The new number for Centralized Intake is 1-855-323-3237. The fax number is 1-855-323-3238. You can also reach Intake by email at dcfsintake@utah.gov. However, due to processing times for email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time. If you feel this matter is more urgent, please call our hotline at 1-855-323-3237.

1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/9/2018

Magna, UT

Address: 3452 South 8400 West
Magna, UT 84044
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7 to take referrals. The new number for Centralized Intake is 1-855-323-3237. The fax number is 1-855-323-3238. You can also reach Intake by email at dcfsintake@utah.gov. However, due to processing times for email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time. If you feel this matter is more urgent, please call our hotline at 1-855-323-3237.

1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/9/2018

Moab, UT

180 South 300 East Ste 1
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: 435-259-1658
Organization Name: Christmas Box International
Address: 180 South 300 East Ste 1
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: 435-259-1658
Fax: 435-259-1750
Email: ssowell@grandcountyutah.net
Eligibility: Children ages 0 to 11 years old.
Services Provided: Provides a respite nursery for children ages 0-11 and temporary 24-hour emergency shelter and care for children at-risk for abuse or neglect.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/30/2018
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).
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/29/2018

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.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 5/8/2017
11801 South Christmas Box Lane
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-627-2823
Organization Name: Christmas Box International
Address: 11801 South Christmas Box Lane
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-627-2823
Eligibility: Children and youth 0 - 17 years old
Services Provided: A 24/7 emergency shelter for victims of child abuse and neglect until an appropriate placement has been set up or until their environment at home is safe. Provides Christmas to abused and neglected children and teens.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 4/2/2018
2240 N. Hwy 89 Suite C
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-393-6232
Organization Name: Quality Youth Services
Address: 2240 N. Hwy 89 Suite C
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-393-6232
Fax: 801-393-4081
Eligibility: Ages 12+ Self-pay Self-pay sliding scale Health Insurance Managed behavioral care UBH, ComPsych, Aetna, some BXBS, MHnet, and adding more.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Outpatient individual mental health therapy
Outpatient family therapy
Outpatient group therapy
DCFS foster care, DJJS proctor care

Issues Treated:
Fear, worry & anxiety; obsession/compulsions
Sadness, hopelessness, & depression
Rule breaking, defiance, & "acting out"
Severe mood swings & bursts of rage
Drug & alcohol use
Eating & body image problems
Mental health problems with co-existing chronic medical conditions PTSD, Trauma, sexual behavior issues (NOJOS certified)
Provider Profiles: LCSW

Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Family Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
EMDR, Play therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Family Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Original Source:
Last Updated: 2/14/2017
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).
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/29/2018

Orem, UT

Address: 1106 North 1200 West
Orem, UT 84057
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7 to take referrals. The new number for Centralized Intake is 1-855-323-3237. The fax number is 1-855-323-3238. You can also reach Intake by email at dcfsintake@utah.gov. However, due to processing times for email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time. If you feel this matter is more urgent, please call our hotline at 1-855-323-3237.

1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/9/2018
274 Center Street
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-373-3006
Service Categories:
Address: 274 Center Street
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-373-3006
Service Categories:
Services Provided: Utah Foster Care finds, educates, and supports families to care for children placed in foster care. We are a non-profit organization created and authorized by the Utah legislature.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/4/2016
274 West Center Street
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-373-3006
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Utah Foster Care Foundation - Salt Lake
Address: 274 West Center Street
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-373-3006
Toll Free Phone: 877-373-3006
Fax: 801-373-3004
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Open to all foster parents.
Wheelchair Accessible: Entry Only
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.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 3/15/2018

Parowan, UT

329 West 300 South
Parowan, UT 84761
Phone: 435-477-8039
Service Categories:
Address: 329 West 300 South
Parowan, UT 84761
Phone: 435-477-8039
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Must be placed through Division of Child and Family Services
Services Provided: 1. Assist Division of Family Services providing discipline, modeling for asppropriate behaviors. Independent living skills, recreation, structure and guidelines for making proper choices. All within a loving and caring family model.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 9/15/2008

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).
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/29/2018

Provo, UT

151 South University Avenue Suite 2200
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-851-7784
Address: 151 South University Avenue Suite 2200
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-851-7784
Fax: 801-851-7766
Eligibility: Volunteers must be seniors 55 years or older, meet income eligibility, and agree to participate at least 15 hour a week.
Services Provided: Provides seniors the opportunity to serve as mentors to children and teens with special or exceptional needs.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 10/6/2014
1161 East 300 North
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-373-4765
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Wasatch Mental Health
Address: 1161 East 300 North
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-373-4765
Fax: 801-375-4045
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Anyone raising a child’s relative is eligible to participate in the program. Guardianship assistance is provided to anyone, regardless if they would like to be involved in the program. Utah County
Services Provided: Grandfamilies refers to a family in which grandparents or other relatives are raising
a child because the biological parents are unable to do so. This is also known as kinship care.
The goal of the Grandfamilies program is to provide support, advocacy, education and crisis intervention to relatives who take on the guardianship of relative children.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/28/2018

Richfield, UT

201 East 500 North
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-979-2233
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Utah Foster Care Foundation - Salt Lake
Address: 201 East 500 North
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-979-2233
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Foster families and individuals who are interested in learning more about how to become a licensed foster parent or who have questions about fostering.
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).
Original Source:
Last Updated: 3/15/2018

Roosevelt, UT

RR 3 Box 8008
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Phone: 435-724-0959
Address: RR 3 Box 8008
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Phone: 435-724-0959
Fax: 435-722-6592
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: Utah Foster Care (UFC) is a nationally recognized 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).
Original Source:
Last Updated: 1/25/2018

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.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 12/11/2017
655 East 4500 South Ste 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-355-4847
Address: 655 East 4500 South Ste 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-355-4847
Fax: 801-355-7453
Eligibility: Must be a kinship caregiver of a minor child 18 years or younger.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides free child care referral services for parents in Salt Lake and Tooele counties as well as child care provider recruitment, training, and technical assistance. Offers a lending library of children's toys, books, and games for parents and child care providers. Also runs GrandFamilies to provide support and assistance to relatives, primarily grandparents, who are raising children.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 9/5/2018
3660 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-747-2201
Organization Name: Christmas Box International
Address: 3660 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-747-2201
Fax: 801-747-2205
Eligibility: Children birth to 11 years old, who have been taken into protective custody by the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) or who are in need of foster care placement.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides emergency residential shelter and resources until a more permanent place has been found for them. This may be foster care or with family members.
The Christmas Box House has a capacity for 32 children and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Children utilizing the Christmas Box House receive health, medical and dental screening, transportation and participate in recreational activities.
Provider Profiles: We are fortunate to partner with the nonprofit organization, Christmas Box International, which helps with fundraising for basic hygiene items and for recreational events. Christmas Box International also supports the Christmas Box House located in Ogden.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 12/19/2017
Address: 1385 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7 to take referrals. The new number for Centralized Intake is 1-855-323-3237. The fax number is 1-855-323-3238. You can also reach Intake by email at dcfsintake@utah.gov. However, due to processing times for email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time. If you feel this matter is more urgent, please call our hotline at 1-855-323-3237.

1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/9/2018
3690 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-587-2096
Organization Name: University of Utah Health
Address: 3690 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-587-2096
Eligibility: Children 0 - 21 years of age residing in shelter, kinship, foster care or other out-of-home placement, and those that do not have a primary healthcare provider
Services Provided: Providing comprehensive healthcare services for youth in foster care and out-of-home placements, to improve outcomes, provide continuity and facilitate coordination of care.

Satellite clinics: Christmas Box House and Cornerstone, Salt Lake Valley Detention Center
Provider Profiles: Julie Steele, DNP, ARN, FNP-C South Main Foster Program Coordinator

In partnership with the University of Utah Department of Pediatrics, College of Nursing (Fostering Healthy Children), and support from the Division of Child and Family Services.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 8/29/2018
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
Original Source:
Last Updated: 2/18/2016
124 South 400 East, Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-355-7444
Organization Name: Children's Service Society
Address: 124 South 400 East, Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-355-7444
Fax: 801-355-7453
Eligibility: Children, adolescents. Fees: Sliding scale and third party payors
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Children's Therapy Program - Children ages 2-15 with behavioral/emotional problems or attachment/adoption issues. Play oriented therapy techniques are utilized with young children to facilitate their process of overcoming past trauma and separation (Family sessions may also be requested).
Group Counseling - Children's therapeutic group (ages 4-10) designed to help children struggling with behavioral/emotional problems utilizing the group process. (Group occurs at the same time as the Parenting the Challenging Child class.)
Adolescent/Adult Counseling - Designed to assist people struggling with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, grief/loss, past abuse, relationship concerns, peer problems, and family of origin issues.
Parenting the Challenging Child classes - Ten week session held three times during school year for those dealing with difficult children and children in kinship care, foster care, or adoption who have attachment issues.
Original Source:
Last Updated: 12/11/2017
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
Address: 5800 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Phone: 801-272-9980
Fax: 801-272-9976
Eligibility: Children 0 - 18 who have a variety of behavioral and/or emotional problems.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: A network of Group Homes and Treatment Foster Homes united by a common treatment method with supervision and support centralized in Salt Lake City. Utah’s largest private provider of residential treatment for children who are wards of the state. Superheroes Social Skills Program.

Outpatient individual mental health therapy
Outpatient family therapy
Outpatient group therapy
Day treatment/partial hospitalization
Inpatient medical treatment
Residential services

Issues Treated:
Fear, worry & anxiety; obsession/compulsions
Sadness, hopelessness, & depression
Inattention & hyperactivity
Rule breaking, defiance, & "acting out"
Severe mood swings & bursts of rage
Autism & related disorders
Drug & alcohol use
Chronic pain management
Mental health problems with co-existing chronic medical conditions
Provider Profiles: Jeffrey Bright, LCSW

Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Family Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Biofeedback

Kim Mann, LCSW

Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Family Therapy
Biofeedback

Siope Kinikini,CMHC

Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Family Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
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Last Updated: 9/6/2018
435 West Bearcat Drive (2200 S)
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-363-9414
Address: 435 West Bearcat Drive (2200 S)
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-363-9414
Fax: 801-355-3546
Eligibility: Adolescent, children, families. Sliding fee scale for those who otherwise are unable to afford treatment.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides a bridge to self-reliance and health for individuals who struggle with homelessness, addiction and mental illness in our Wasatch front communities. Programs available for individuals living in homelessness; domestic violence situations; or with substance abuse or mental illness.
Provider Profiles: Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment
Child and Youth Treatment for Mental Health
Homeless Teen Resource Services
Young Men's Transition Home
Young Women's Transition Home
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Last Updated: 4/26/2018

Sandy, UT

Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
Address: 10008 South Creek Run Way
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 855-323-3237
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: Work to prevent child abuse and neglect, investigate abuse and neglect, offer foster care, family services and services for youth.
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Last Updated: 8/9/2018

Springville, UT

1220 North Main Street Ste 10
Springville, UT 84663
Phone: 801-358-4463
Address: 1220 North Main Street Ste 10
Springville, UT 84663
Phone: 801-358-4463
Email: mariepickett@clearhorizons.org
Eligibility: Ages 2 and up. Utah County
Services Provided: Provides in-home and office mental health services
Family Therapy with biological family and foster family
Trauma based therapy services
Group Therapy within the foster homes or in the office (process group and DBT)
Non-Medicaid contract – PSS services
Post adoption mental health services for the children and the families
Family Preservation
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Last Updated: 9/10/2018

St. George, UT

491 East Riverside Drive Ste 2B
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-656-8065
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Organization Name: Utah Foster Care Foundation - Salt Lake
Address: 491 East Riverside Drive Ste 2B
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-656-8065
Toll Free Phone: 877-656-8065
Fax: 435-656-8071
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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).
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. Agency 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: 3/15/2018

Tropic, UT

Address: PO Box 207
Tropic, UT 84776
Phone: 435-676-2599
Fax: 866-897-7322
Email: Tracyj@nffutah.org
Eligibility: Parents with referral for program from DCFS. Other parents by request.
Wheelchair Accessible: Varies By Location
Services Provided: A service organization for at risk children in rural central Utah, providing Family Resource Facilitating, Peer Parenting, Supported Employment, After-school Programs. Provides support to parents and youth with complex needs, through education, advocacy, training and peer to peer support. The Family Academy provides training on topics including school issues, communication, mediation, family teaming, family culture, agency support and mandates, as well as services and supports available in their local community.
Participates in the Family Resource Facilitator Project, employing highly trained parent resource facilitators.
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Last Updated: 5/3/2018

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

AZ

Window Rock, AZ

Address: PO Box 1926
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: 928-871-6806
Fax: 928-871-7667
Eligibility: Navajo children and children of mixed Native American heritage, and their birth, foster, and/or adoptive families.
Services Provided: Division of Social Services advocates for change, to empower and strengthen our families and communities by providing quality, holistic, culture, and value-based services. Three programs include:
1) Navajo Children and Family Services (NCFS) partners and for whom we advocate to preserve their cultural identity and families. We work as a team to respectfully and honestly serve and support children and families. 2) Indian Child Welfare Act Program (ICWA) to preserve and reunite Navajo families who are located off the reservation with their children who are subject to removal from their parents for placement in foster care or adoptive homes. 3) Adoption Promotion and Support Services (APSS) promotes the permanent placement of Native American children in Native American homes for the preservation of cultural identity.
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Last Updated: 6/19/2017