Youth services has been serving youth and their families in the Greater Salt Lake area for 40 years. Services include shelter care for youth from birth to age 18, counseling, crisis therapy, substance abuse treatment, mental health services, juvenile receiving centers, after school programs, life skills through prevention classes, and 24/7 residential and housing options for young adults ages 18-21 that qualify.
United way 2-1-1, formerly referred to as 2-1-1 Information and Referral, became a program of the United Way of Salt Lake on July 1, 2011. United Way of Salt Lake is dedicated to improving lives and building strong communities by uniting individuals and organizations with the passion, expertise, will and resources needed to solve problems. The services offered by United Way 2-1-1 are an extension of the shared vision to create a vibrant future for communities throughout Utah by connecting people to services; in particular, services that lead to better success in the areas of education, income, and health.
Optum Health Salt Lake County:
Optum believes every person has the right to live in their community with health, dignity and hope. Mental health recovery is a journey of healing and transformation enabling a person with a mental health problem to live a meaningful life in a community of his or her choice while striving to achieve his or her full potential.
Jordan Family Education Center (JFEC):
The Jordan Family Education Center provides support services and classes for families and students in Jordan School District. These services are provided by the District's school psychologists and counselors. The center offers classes and short-term counseling on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings. There are three quarters packed full of interesting classes and support groups covering a variety of topics such as parenting skills, dealing with adolescence, attention deficit, anger, grief, single parenting, blended families, and many more. For information about classes and counseling, call (801) 565-7442. These services are available to families at no cost as a service of the District.