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Community Action Services and Food Bank Seeks Families Needing Food

The Provo-based Community action Services and Food Bank provides the tools required to lift residents out of poverty. They work to stabilize the individual, then to rebuild their life. Founded in 1967, the agency has worked to stabilize individuals by meeting basic critical needs, like…

Utah Division of Child and Family Services: Child Abuse and Neglect

Utah law requires any person who has reason to believe that a child has been subjected to abuse, neglect, or dependency to immediately notify the nearest office of Child and Family Services, a peace officer, or a law enforcement agency. Abuse, neglect, or dependency of…

Voices for Utah Children Rolls Out Annual Benchmark Report

Voices for Utah Children is a state-wide program with a lot of Utah County coverage. The organization works to support Utah children, improving healthcare, school readiness, safety, economic stability, and working toward a more diverse and accepting state. Through raising awareness, influencing policy, and generating…

Habitat for Humanity of Utah County’s Blitz Build is Around the Corner

Habitat for Humanity is an international organization devoted to building simple, decent, and affordable housing. The non-governmental nonprofit organization has hundreds of local branches, including the Habitat for Humanity of Utah County. Each year, this community completes its Home Builders Blitz Build. The 2018 event…

What Utah County Medicaid Families Should Know About Service Disparities

It’s easy to assume that, as a supposedly state-administered federal program, Medicaid offers comparable coverage to residents throughout the state. Those who know how the system works, however, will tell you that’s not always the case. The number of hours allotted and getting authorization at…

The Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism at Utah Valley University

In addition to helping Utah County residents find and connect with social support organizations in general, we also want to feature new and different social programs that stand to benefit the community and its members. One Orem organization that recently came across our radar is…

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