Community Advocacy Agencies

Description: Organizations whose members have joined together on a voluntary basis to promote a particular cause or work for the realization of a specific social or political goal. (AIRS TD-1600 Community Action/Social Advocacy Groups)

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UT

Statewide

780 Guardsman Way
c/o Utah Parent Center, Pingree School
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-272-1051
Address: 780 Guardsman Way
c/o Utah Parent Center, Pingree School
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-272-1051
Email: autismcouncilofutah@gmail.com
Eligibility: Open to all.
Services Provided: An independent council working to foster collaboration, communication, and learning among families and agencies, aiming to promote access to resources and responsible information for individuals of all ages who have, or are affected by autism, or related conditions.
Provider Profiles: Internet resources, use search to find local resources.

Supporting International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR)
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/9/2019
2040 East Murray Holladay Road Suite 112
Holladay, UT 84117
Phone: 801-274-2700
Address: 2040 East Murray Holladay Road Suite 112
Holladay, UT 84117
Phone: 801-274-2700
Fax: 801-274-2707
Email: upa@softsolutions.com
Eligibility: No restrictions
Wheelchair Accessible: Not At All
Services Provided: Professional organization for Utah psychologists. Operates a referral service and speaker's bureau.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 2/5/2019

Logan, UT

6800 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6800
Phone: 435-797-1981
Organization Name: Center for Persons with Disabilities
Address: 6800 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6800
Phone: 435-797-1981
Services Provided: The Interagency Outreach Training Initiative (IOTI) is intended to improve the lives of people with disabilities by supporting training for consumers and agency personnel. Three focii: areas where there are gaps in training already offered within the state; coordinated training across agencies; innovative training. Training for persons with disabilities, educators, families, service providers.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 12/6/2018

Salt Lake City, UT

Address: 2970 South Main Street Ste 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-596-9081
Fax: 801-596-9085
Eligibility: Children ages K - 12 who attend Salt Lake or Ogden school districts
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Creates and delivers diverse, cutting-edge programming that increases community involvement and address its ever changing needs. By providing a safe school environment for all youth, Colors of Success seeks to empower and mentor through self-esteem, strengthening relationships, espousing scholastic achievement, and embracing the necessity for tolerance and compassion towards all individuals.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 11/8/2017
PO Box 25414
Salt Lake City, UT 84125
Phone: 801-250-5088
Address: PO Box 25414
Salt Lake City, UT 84125
Phone: 801-250-5088
Toll Free Phone: 877-637-1958
Fax: 801-250-5111
Services Provided: A civil rights organization with a focus on civil rights issues surrounding discrimination against United States citizens while providing college and youth scholarships that help members avoid the traps of discriminatory loans and lending practices.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/3/2016
1440 South Foothill Drive Ste 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-424-0113
Address: 1440 South Foothill Drive Ste 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-424-0113
Toll Free Phone: 800-344-4867
Fax: 801-424-0122
Eligibility: Individuals with MS and their families
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides a wide variety of programs, fundraisers, activities, and services throughout the area to people with MS, their families, and friends.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/10/2019
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.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 10/25/2018
1307 South 900 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-977-1122
Address: 1307 South 900 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-977-1122
Toll Free Phone: 800-796-2444
Fax: 801-355-1798
Eligibility: Call or visit website
Services Provided: Empowers individuals, strengthens families, and builds communities through education and self-sufficiency programs. Provides employment assistance, weatherization, food assistance, housing assistance, Head Start programs, and utility assistance. Supports a family's progress to self sufficiency with a goal to promptly stabilize a family in crisis and avoid the long-term consequences of costly dependency. Also advocates for public policy changes.

Family Shelter 801 260-4622
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019

Springville, UT

PO Box 120
Springville, UT 84663-0120
Phone: 801-580-6091
Address: PO Box 120
Springville, UT 84663-0120
Phone: 801-580-6091
Services Provided: LCPD provides a forum to educate policy makers about the real needs of people with disabilities. The mission of the Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities is to advocate for public policy affecting all people in the State of Utah who have disabilities. Become a member and affect change!
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/10/2019

St. George, UT

523 Sunland Drive Ste A
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-619-5067
Address: 523 Sunland Drive Ste A
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-619-5067
Toll Free Phone: 800-643-6913
Fax: 435-673-5265
Eligibility: People 18 years old or older with learning or developmental disabilities.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Advocates for people with developmental, cognitive, intellectual and related disabilities and their families through support, outreach, education and legislation.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/2/2019
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 800-641-6233
Address: St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 800-641-6233
Eligibility: Call for information
Services Provided: MADD prides itself on being one of the largest victim services organizations in the country. Part of those services include ensuring a victim’s rights are maintained. From making a victim impact statement to notification of offender status, victims have rights thanks to the Victim Rights Act of 2004.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 4/13/2015

West Valley City, UT

1832 West Research Way Ste 60 (2750 S.)
West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: 801-433-2299
Address: 1832 West Research Way Ste 60 (2750 S.)
West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: 801-433-2299
Fax: 801-433-2298
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Advocates for the underserved population of Utah regarding health care, provides information about the new federal health care reform law and how it will impact Utahns from every walk of life, helps consumers enroll in public and private insurance, and educates consumers on how to make the best use of their benefits.
Provider Profiles: Services provided by TakeCareUtah.org
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 10/4/2018

Nationwide

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
Service Categories:
Address: Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Anyone needing information on sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, Herpes, HPV, etc.
Services Provided: ASHA's work is focused around three important objectives:
Educate: Be the source of scientifically-based and accessible information
Build Alliances: Collaborate with other organizations to expand the understanding and acceptance of the sexual health model
Advocate: Advance supportive changes in sexual health policy
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/6/2019
101 Montgomery Street, Suite 72150
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-3388 xl
Organization Name: National Center on Caregiving
Address: 101 Montgomery Street, Suite 72150
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-3388 xl
Toll Free Phone: 800-445-8106
Services Provided: Caregiver services, policy and research. Search for state-based resources using the Family Care Navigator.
Provider Profiles: Internet Information Resource
Original Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 3/6/2019
870 Market Street
San Franscisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-6257
Service Categories:
Address: 870 Market Street
San Franscisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-6257
Fax: 415-392-8442
Service Categories:
Email: info@nclrights.org
Eligibility: LGBT Community that is being discriminated against.
Services Provided: Litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocates for equitable public policies affecting the LGBT community; provides free legal assistance to LGBT people and their legal advocates; and conducts community education on LGBT issues.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
120 Wall St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-558-5300
Address: 120 Wall St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-558-5300
Fax: 212-344-5332
Email: info@nulexplore.org
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: A civil rights organization focusing on youth development and urban youth job training, educational development, health, law. and consumer education. Specifically, these activities include advocacy, research, nutrition services, health screening, housing assistance, and SSI outreach.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 5/13/2019