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Services for individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations that affect their ability to engage in one or more major life activities. Disabilities may be temporary or permanent, may be present at birth or occur at any point in a person's lifetime, and can be of different levels of severity.

Organization Name: Utah State Government
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Address:
250 North 1950 West Ste A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-715-6789
TDD: 801-715-6721
Toll Free Phone: 800-662-5540
Email: blind@utah.gov
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Individuals who cannot read regular print because of a visual, physical, or reading disability may apply for service.
Services Provided:

Provides materials found in public libraries in formats accessible to the blind and disabled. Books and magazines are available in braille, in large print, on audio cassettes, and on audio digital books.

  • Public Libraries
  • Reading Services for People With Disabilities
  • Audio Description Services
  • Disability Related Libraries
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/16/2020
455 East 400 South Suite 402
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-328-4580
Address:
455 East 400 South Suite 402
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-328-4580
Fax: 801-328-3980
Services Provided: An organization consisting of over forty private provider agencies that serve over 5,000 people with developmental and other types of disabilities in over 400 different locations throughout Utah. Association members are licensed and qualified provider/agencies that contract with the Department of Human Services, primarily the Utah Division of Services for People with Disabilities, the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation, Workforce Services, care centers, families and private entities.
Member agencies assist individuals living in their homes and communities by providing quality services including residential, day services and training, supported employment, family support, and respite care.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 6/12/2018
Organization Name: Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD)
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Address:
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-4171
Fax: 801-538-4279
Email: dspd@utah.gov
Eligibility: Children and adults, a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, and a resident of the State of Utah. Eligible for services if they have qualifying disabilities in one of four areas: intellectual disabilities or related conditions; Acquired Brain Injury (ABI); physical disabilities; autism.
Services Provided: Promotes opportunities and provides support for people with disabilities to lead self-determined lives. Support includes community living, day services, respite assistance, parental support, chore assistance, and support coordination.

  • Supported Living Services for Adults With Disabilities
  • Assistive Technology Expense Assistance
  • Adult In Home Respite Care
  • Caregiver Training
  • Home Barrier Evaluation/Removal Services
  • Case/Care Management
  • Semi-Independent Living Residences for Adults With Disabilities
  • Supported Employment
  • Independent Living Skills Instruction
Provider Profiles:

There is a waiting list dependent on funding by the State Legislature.

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/14/2020
Organization Name: Department of Workforce Services
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Address:
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided: Support Services are temporary services to individuals and families in unemployed, underemployed or special needs circumstances. Support services include food, financial, medical and child care assistance.
Food Stamps
Financial
Medical
Child Care
Unemployment Insurance
Penalties for Fraud
Lifeline - Utah Telephone Assistance
Utilities
ABLE Program
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Provider Profiles: Applications online on website
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 11/12/2019
Organization Name: Ms. Wheelchair Utah
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Address:
UT
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Girls in wheelchairs, 12 years of age and younger
Services Provided: Provides opportunities for women and girls in wheelchairs to recognize their unique potential, not in spite of being wheelchair bound, but because of it. Hosts an annual Princess Pageant comprised of two separate events, the first is a fun tea party where contestants eat lunch and dance with princesses. The second event is the actual pageant itself where friends and family come to cheer their contestant.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 5/6/2020
106 North 100 East
Cedar City, UT 84720
Phone: 435-865-5650
Organization Name: Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD)
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Address:
106 North 100 East
Cedar City, UT 84720
Phone: 435-865-5650
Toll Free Phone: 877-568-0084
Fax: 435-865-5666
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Intellectual disability or similar developmental disability. Brain injury (acquired after age 18). Physical disability.
Services Provided: Residential programs (small group homes, supervised apartments, supported living, professional parents).
Day training.
Supported employment.
Family support (including respite care, in-home training and support, assistive devices, environment modifications, parent and sibling training and support, etc.).
Case management/support coordination (including on-going case management, eligibility determination, crisis management).
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 2/14/2020
Organization Name: Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR)
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Address:
35 Halsey Street, 4th floor
c/o SPAN
Newark, NJ 97102
Phone: 973-642-8100
Email: malizo@spanadvocacy.org
Eligibility: Disability-related issues for birth to 22
Services Provided: Information and referral center providing information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals.
Provider Profiles: Internet information resources
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 4/23/2019
515 9th Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 801-502-5492
Address:
515 9th Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 801-502-5492
Services Provided: CDRS® (Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists) work with people of all ages and abilities, exploring alternative transportation solutions for drivers with special needs.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 8/8/2019
Organization Name: Division of Services for People with Disabilities
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Address:
Salt Lake City, UT
Email: admin@nesutah.com
Eligibility: Children and adults. Must be on a program through the Division of Services for People with Disabilities.
Services Provided: Services include residential, day services, host home/professional parent, supported living, behavior consultation, vocational rehabilitation.

Residential programs in Orem, West Valley City
Provider Profiles: Locations in Layton, Lehi, Logan, Ogden, Orem, Price, Roosevelt, Salt Lake City, Sandy, Spanish Fork, St. George, Vernal.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 11/6/2019
348 East Winchester Street (6400 S) Ste 100
Murray, UT 84107
Phone: 866-690-1947
Address:
348 East Winchester Street (6400 S) Ste 100
Murray, UT 84107
Phone: 866-690-1947
TDD: 801-264-9233
Services Provided: Delivers Social Security services (SSI) that meet the changing needs of the public.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 12/5/2017
1632 S Redwood Road
Granatos
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-262-3769
Address:
1632 S Redwood Road
Granatos
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-262-3769
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Blind or legally blind. Individuals with special needs must have a caregiver attendee.
Services Provided: Club Vision, AKA The Andrew S. Rowan Reading Room for the Blind is open to anyone who is legally blind. Club members, mostly seniors, meet three times a week at Cottonwood-Murray Elks Lodge for a free luncheon, where volunteers sing and read to them. Also transportation to and from Reading Room if needed (within range). Wheelchair accessible.
Provider Profiles: Funded by foundation grants. Formerly at the Elks Lodge, Murray.

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Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 7/11/2019
3630 Sinton Road, Suite 103
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Phone: 719-444-0268
Organization Name: ADA National Network
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Address:
3630 Sinton Road, Suite 103
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Phone: 719-444-0268
Toll Free Phone: 719-444-0268
Email: adainfo@adainformation.org
Eligibility: Serves Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
Services Provided: The Rocky Mountain ADA Center (RMADA) is operated by Meeting the Challenge, Inc. (MTC) (link is external), a for-profit small business located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Our focus during the past year has been to foster regional ADA implementation through our ADA Center services, as well as MTC fee service offerings. In addition to the core services of the ADA Center—technical assistance (TA), training, outreach, and materials dissemination—MTC offers customized extended services, such as:
ADA policy and procedure reviews;
Transportation system accessibility consulting;
Facility accessibility audits;
Self-evaluations and transition plans;
Architectural plan reviews;
Park and recreation accessibility assessments.
Provider Profiles: Paul Simmons

National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, Department of Health and Human Services

Regional resource
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 2/20/2020
210 West Harris Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 800-772-1213
Organization Name: Utah State Office of Rehabilitation Services - Administration
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Address:
210 West Harris Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 800-772-1213
TDD: 800-325-0778
Fax: 801-321-6599
Email: ut.dd.salt.lake.city@ssa.gov
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the medical and non-medical eligibility criteria of the SSA disability program.
Services Provided:

Disability Determination Services (DDS) is the state agency that makes the disability decisions for social security according to federal guidelines. Social Security pays the state to run the office and be responsible only for the medical eligibility portion of the disability claim. The program then develops, adjudicates, and processes disability claims for Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income benefits.

  • Social Security Disability Insurance
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/12/2020
205 North 400 West
Community Legal Center
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 800-662-9080
Address:
205 North 400 West
Community Legal Center
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 800-662-9080
TDD: 800-550-4182
Toll Free Phone: 800-662-9080
Fax: 801-363-1437
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Must have a disability, in Utah.
Services Provided: The Disability Law Center (DLC) is a private and nonprofit organization working to enforce and strengthen laws that protect the opportunities, choices and legal rights of Utahns with disabilities. The focus is disability discrimination, and areas related to disability where it provides information. Does not provide assistance with filing for disability benefits, personal injury, family law, guardianship, or evictions.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/4/2019
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
Organization Name: Library of Congress
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Address:
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
TDD: 202-707-0744
Toll Free Phone: 800-424-8567
Fax: 202-707-0712
Email: nls@loc.gov
Eligibility: Any resident of the United States or American citizen living abroad who is unable to read or use regular print materials as a result of temporary or permanent visual or physical limitations may receive service through NLS.
Services Provided:

This service is free and loans Braille books and magazines, recorded books and magazines, music in large print and Braille, and playback equipment designed for the visually impaired. Available to US residents with physical or visual impairment.

Provider Profiles:

Administered nationally through cooperating regional and local libraries.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/22/2020
Organization Name: Utah State Division of Rehabilitation (USOR)
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Address:
Salt Lake City, UT
Eligibility: Utah, disability, all ages
Services Provided: Utah SILC is a nonprofit planning and advocacy council, working with USOR and ILCs to develop the state plan for Independent Living Centers (ILCs). ILCs are non-residential, community-based, cross-disability organizations.
Funding for assistive technology may be available to help with assistive technology, ramps, modifications, etc. for eligible individuals. Money is appropriated every July. Due to the volume of requests, families and individuals may be put on a waiting list until additional funding is allocated.
Provider Profiles: ILCs in Utah: Ability 1st (First) (1), Active Re-Entry (5), Options for Independence (2), Red Rock Center for Independence (RRCI) (1), Roads to Independence (1), Utah Independent Living Center (1)
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
905 West Apache Street
Farmington, NM 87401
Phone: 505-566-5880
Address:
905 West Apache Street
Farmington, NM 87401
Phone: 505-566-5880
Toll Free Phone: 800-862-7271
Fax: 505-566-5889
Email: info@nativedisabilitylaw.org
Eligibility: Native Americans with a disability living anywhere in the Four Corners area
Services Provided:

Individual legal representation to help with specific problems. Information about services to and rights of persons with disabilities. Legal representation and system advocacy to expand or improve available services/legal rights and protection. Monitoring services to empower Native Americans with disabilities so that they are able to gain or maintain control over their lives and independently exercise their rights. Training to businesses on how to best accommodate employees with disabilities. Training to empower individuals with disabilities and their families to advocate for themselves.

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 6/29/2020