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Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights of families.

Organization Name: Utah Parent Center
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Address:
5296 Commerce Drive, Suite 302
Murray, UT 84107
Phone: 801-272-1068
Toll Free Phone: 800-468-1160
Fax: 801-272-8907
Email: info@utahfamilyvoices.org
Eligibility: For Utah families with a child or youth with a physical, mental or developmental special need.
Services Provided: Family Voices provides one-on-one assistance to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities. Through a national network, provides families tools to make informed decisions, advocates for improved public and private policies, builds partnerships among professionals and families, and serves as a trusted resource on health care.

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Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/1/2020
1730 Rhode Island Ave NW, Suite #812
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-918-1013
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Address:
1730 Rhode Island Ave NW, Suite #812
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-918-1013
Fax: 202-918-1014
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Email: info@caregiving.org
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National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) provides resources for advocacy and research as well a sresources for professionals, caregivers, and others.

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Last Updated: 6/19/2020
Organization Name: Utah Family Coalition
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Address:
Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: 435-210-0797
Eligibility: No charge, Community Health Centers throughout Utah
Services Provided: Trained family members who develop working partnerships with the Community Mental Health Center staff to represent family voice at service delivery, administration and policy levels. They provide referrals to local resources and programs; advocacy for culturally appropriate services; links to information and support groups; and family wraparound facilitation. These services increase family involvement at all levels and improve outcomes for families.
Family Resource Facilitator Mentorship includes:
• ½ day orientation
• 2 days family leadership training
• 3 days wraparound facilitation training
• Weekly phone calls
• 1 on-site visit monthly
Provider Profiles: Participating organizations: Allies With Families, NAMI, Frontiers for Families, State Division of Mental Health.
Within Salt Lake County, contact Mary Gully 385-468-4548
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 11/5/2019
332 S Michigan Ave, Ste 121 – S240
Chicago, IL 60604-4434
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Address:
332 S Michigan Ave, Ste 121 – S240
Chicago, IL 60604-4434
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Eligibility: Siblings of individuals with disabilities
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To provide siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support, and tools to advocate with their brothers and sisters and to promote the issues important to them and their entire families. Resources for siblings across the lifespan.

Chapter development inquiries: chapter.inquiries@siblingleadership.org

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 11/20/2020
Address:
P.O. Box 744
Farmington, NM 87499
Phone: 505-226-3073
Email: info@navajofamilies.org
Languages Spoken: English, Navajo
Eligibility: Families of children and youth with special needs on the Navajo Nation
Services Provided: Provides one-on-one help to families with children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities on the Navajo Nation. Builds partnerships among families, providers, schools, non-profits, and Diné extended families. ​​Provide direct services connecting families with resources and can help with legal information.
Provider Profiles: Staffed by family and traditional mentors, a Diné wellness coordinator, and a legal practitioner.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/15/2020