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195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-3939
Organization Name: Utah Department of Human Services
Address: 195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-3939
Fax: 801-538-9892
Email: dsamh@utah.gov
Services Provided: Federal law 102-321 (the Public Service Act) requires any state receiving funding from block grants to support a Planning and Advisory Council with peer/consumer representation.

The UBHPAC is a group of individuals who support and advocate for services for consumers of public behavioral health services by planning and advising the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.
Provider Profiles: The UBHPAC is an open, public meeting supported by DSAMH, and is regularly held on the first Thursday of each month at the State Office in Salt Lake City.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 6/11/2019
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-4589
Organization Name: Utah Department of Human Services
Address: 195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-4589
Toll Free Phone: 800-868-6413
Eligibility: Family involvement with DCFS.
Services Provided: Helps resolve concerns about the protection of children who are receiving services from the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS). The purpose of OCPO is to receive and investigate complaints to ensure that proper services are provided by DCFS.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/13/2019
160 East 300 South Fl 4
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 866-275-3675
Organization Name: Utah Department of Commerce
Address: 160 East 300 South Fl 4
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 866-275-3675
Fax: 801-530-6511
Eligibility: Public but visit website for criteria on guidelines for complaints
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides a safeguard regarding public health, safety and welfare through licensing and regulation. The office administers and enforces specific laws related to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and professions.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/30/2019
160 East 300 South Fl 4
Heber Wells Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-530-7622
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Commerce
Address: 160 East 300 South Fl 4
Heber Wells Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-530-7622
Toll Free Phone: 800-874-0904
Fax: 801-530-6512
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Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Makes recommendations to the Utah Public Service Commission for rate-making purposes, applications, hearings, and other issues affecting quality of service. The Division also handles and investigates consumer complaints and monitors utility operations to ensure compliance with Public Service Commission rules, regulations, and orders.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/30/2019
350 East 500 South Ste 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-238-2360
Organization Name: Utah State Government
Address: 350 East 500 South Ste 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-238-2360
Toll Free Phone: 800-621-7444
Fax: 801-533-4127
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Utah or the criminally injurious conduct must have occurred in Utah.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides financial assistance for victims of crime, administers and monitors Victim of Crime Act Compensation and Assistance grants (VOCA) (VOCA grant) and Violence Against Women grants, networks victim services across the state, provides enhanced training, and provides staff support to the Utah Council on Victims of Crime. Financial assistance such as for medical/dental care, mental health counseling, loss of earnings, burial/funeral expenses, loss of support to dependents, relocation and related costs, child care and certain out-of-pocket expenses incurred as a result of a crime. Only assists with violent crimes.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/30/2019

Fort Duchesne, UT

PO Box 9
Fort Duchesne, UT 84026
Phone: 435-247-2534
Address: PO Box 9
Fort Duchesne, UT 84026
Phone: 435-247-2534
Eligibility: Advocate must be appointed by the court. Volunteers must be 21, complete training and interview, pass criminal background check and attend 12 hours of ongoing training each year.
Services Provided: 1. Provide advocates for abused, neglected, and/or abandoned children.
2. Advocates visit the children and all other interested parties. Advocates turn in a monthly report with their observations and recommendations.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 11/10/2016

Salt Lake City, UT

State Office Building, Room 3110
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-537-9177
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Organization Name: State of Utah Insurance Department
Address: State Office Building, Room 3110
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-537-9177
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Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: 1. Provide information and mediate to resolve insurance problems with insurance companies and/or their representatives.
2. Provide referrals to other state and federal agencies.
3. Provide consumer education through pubic speaking and distribution of educational material.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/12/2016
155 South 300 West Ste 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801-245-7350
Organization Name: Utah State Government
Address: 155 South 300 West Ste 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801-245-7350
TDD: 711
Fax: 801-533-3968
Email: rcrandall@utah.gov
Eligibility: Persons with developmental disabilities and their families
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Advocates, builds capacity and encourages systems change to support people with disabilities and their families to fully and independently participate in their communities.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/1/2019
Address: 1595 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-887-9392
TDD: 801-538-7530
Fax: 801-887-9389
Eligibility: Businesses that want information on employing persons with disabilities
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Committee dedicated to assist and encourage the hiring of people with disabilities
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 3/29/2018
160 East 300 South Fl 3
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-530-6800
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Address: 160 East 300 South Fl 3
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-530-6800
Fax: 801-530-6390
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Email: laborcom@utah.gov
Eligibility: Employees working in Utah
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: The regulatory agency responsible for preserving the balance established by the legislature for protecting the health, safety, and economic wellbeing of employees and employers.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/12/2019
4900 South Highland Drive Suite B
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Phone: 801-596-1800
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Address: 4900 South Highland Drive Suite B
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Phone: 801-596-1800
Fax: 801-596-1806
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Eligibility: 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit status
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Works to strengthen the Utah nonprofit community so that all may all work together to create a dynamic group of organizations that serve the various needs of our local and global community.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/2/2019
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-538-7500
Address: 250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-538-7500
Eligibility: Children age 3 before September 2 of the current school year and less than 19 years of age on the last day of the school year or, if the student has not graduated from high school, less than 22 years of age on the last day of the school year. Student must be enrolled or admitted to an eligible private school.
Services Provided: The Utah State Office of Education ensures literacy and numeracy, high quality instruction for all Utah children, establishes curriculum with high standards and effective assessment to inform high quality instruction and accountability
Provider Profiles: Carol Anderson, USOE Educational Specialist – Behavioral Interventions & Supports in Schools
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
350 North State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Organization Name: State of Utah
Address: 350 North State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Services Provided: The site has all state representatives and senators and their contact information, committees, bills and info on current sessions.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 11/13/2018