Foster Care/Kinship Care

Children and youth who have alternative living arrangements in agency-supervised private family homes or group homes due to social, physical or emotional problems or those of another family member. (Adapted from AIRS YK-8000.200 Foster Children) (For Kinship Adoption see If you know of a Service that should be listed but isn't, please Suggest a New Provider. If you find errors in a listing, please let us know by using the "Suggest an Edit" form on the provider's detail page.

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44 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-584-8284
Organization Name: Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), Utah Department of Health
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Address:
44 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-584-8284
Toll Free Phone: 800-829-8200
Email: fhcp@utah.gov
Eligibility: Foster children with special health care needs. Sliding scale based on income.
Services Provided: A program to ensure ongoing medical, dental and mental health services are provided for children in Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) custody. This is done by maximizing quality and timeliness of health care services for the children and ensuring access to providers.

Nurses and staff from the Utah Department of Health are co-located in offices with caseworkers from DCFS. They work in partnership to coordinate the foster child's health care while in custody.
Provider Profiles: LaRene Adams, RN
Melanie Hansen, RN
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/15/2019
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-4171 Crisis Line: 833 723-3326
Organization Name: Utah State Department of Human Services
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Address:
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-4171
Crisis Line: 833 723-3326
Toll Free Phone: 844-651-7840
Fax: 801-538-4016
Email: csisco@utah.gov
Eligibility: Open to all, anyone can refer.
Services Provided: System of Care is a customized mental health service approach to keep families safely together while effectively helping children with emotional and/or behavioral health needs thrive in their homes, schools and communities, a wraparound approach.
Mobilization and Stabilization services available, provides services in your home to minimize the impact of a crisis.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/1/2020

American Fork, UT

12 West 100 North Suite 201F
American Fork, UT 84003
Phone: 801-206-4200
Organization Name: Clear Horizons Clinical Services
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Address:
12 West 100 North Suite 201F
American Fork, UT 84003
Phone: 801-206-4200
Email: mariepickett@clearhorizons.org
Eligibility: Ages 2 and up
Services Provided: Provides in-home and in-office mental health services
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/4/2019

Ballard, UT

Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
86 North 1500 East
Ballard, UT 84066
Phone: 435-722-6440
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 435-247-2546
Email: dcfsintake@utah.gov
Eligibility: Contact Centralized Intake office, toll free
Services Provided: 1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Provider Profiles: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7 to take referrals 1-855-323-3237. Due to processing times for email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 12/11/2018

Cedar City, UT

Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
856 Sage Drive Ste 7
Cedar City, UT 84720
Phone: 435-867-2760
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 435-867-2795
Email: dcfsintake@utah.gov
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: 1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Provider Profiles: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our toll free Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7. For email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/15/2019

Fillmore, UT

Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
55 West 100 North
Fillmore, UT 84631
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Email: dcfsintake@utah.gov
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: 1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Provider Profiles: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our toll free Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7. For email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/15/2019

Fort Duchesne, UT

Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
PO Box 808
Fort Duchesne, UT 84026
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Email: dcfsintake@utah.gov
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: 1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Provider Profiles: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our toll free Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7. For email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/15/2019

Holladay, UT

Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
645 East 4500 South
Holladay, UT 84107
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Email: dcfsintake@utah.gov
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: 1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Provider Profiles: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our toll free Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7. For email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/15/2019

Magna, UT

Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
3452 South 8400 West
Magna, UT 84044
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: 1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Provider Profiles: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our toll free Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7. For email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/15/2019

Moab, UT

180 South 300 East, Ste C
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: 435-261-2368
Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
180 South 300 East, Ste C
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: 435-261-2368
Toll Free Phone: 877-505-5437
Fax: 435-259-2691
Eligibility: Background check required. Foster parents need to be at least 21 years old, financially and emotionally stable, legally married or single (not cohabitating), and able to obtain licensing through Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/15/2019

Ogden, UT

3340 Harrison Boulevard Ste 130
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-564-6460
Organization Name: Children's Service Society of Utah
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Address:
3340 Harrison Boulevard Ste 130
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-564-6460
Eligibility: Must be a kinship caregiver of a minor child 18 years or younger
Services Provided: Assists grandparents and other kinship caregivers (GrandFamilies) who are taking care of children they are not the biological parents of with applying for guardianship of the children, offers educational groups for caregivers and children (ages 4 to 11), and provides free, ongoing, short-term therapy and support services.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/8/2017
11801 South Christmas Box Lane
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-627-2823
Organization Name: Christmas Box International
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Address:
11801 South Christmas Box Lane
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-627-2823
Eligibility: Children and youth 0 - 17 years old
Services Provided: A 24/7 emergency shelter for victims of child abuse and neglect until an appropriate placement has been set up or until their environment at home is safe. Provides Christmas to abused and neglected children and teens.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/13/2019
2240 N. Hwy 89 Suite C
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-393-6232
Organization Name: Quality Youth Services
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Address:
2240 N. Hwy 89 Suite C
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-393-6232
Fax: 801-393-4081
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Ages 12+ Self-pay Self-pay sliding scale Health Insurance Managed behavioral care UBH, ComPsych, Aetna, some BXBS, MHnet, and adding more.
Services Provided: Outpatient individual mental health therapy
Outpatient family therapy
Outpatient group therapy
DCFS foster care, DJJS proctor care

Issues Treated:
Fear, worry & anxiety; obsession/compulsions
Sadness, hopelessness, & depression
Rule breaking, defiance, & "acting out"
Severe mood swings & bursts of rage
Drug & alcohol use
Eating & body image problems
Mental health problems with co-existing chronic medical conditions PTSD, Trauma, sexual behavior issues (NOJOS certified)
Provider Profiles: LCSW

Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Family Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
EMDR, Play therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Family Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 2/14/2017
3340 South Harrison Boulevard Ste 200
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-392-1114
Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
3340 South Harrison Boulevard Ste 200
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-392-1114
Toll Free Phone: 877-505-5437
Fax: 801-392-1112
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Licensed foster and kinship families or individuals, and families who have adopted through the state (not private adoptions).
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/15/2019

Orem, UT

853 West Center Street
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-206-4200
Organization Name: Clear Horizons Clinical Services
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Address:
853 West Center Street
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-206-4200
Email: mariepickett@clearhorizons.org
Eligibility: Ages 2 and up
Services Provided: Provides in-home and in-office mental health services.
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/4/2019
Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
1106 North 1200 West
Orem, UT 84057
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Email: dcfsintake@utah.gov
Eligibility: Varies according to service; contact Centralized Intake toll free; eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: 1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Provider Profiles: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7 to take referrals. For email referrals there could be up to a week's turn-around time.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/15/2019
274 Center Street
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-373-3006
Service Categories:
Address:
274 Center Street
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-373-3006
Service Categories:
Services Provided: Utah Foster Care finds, educates, and supports families to care for children placed in foster care. We are a nonprofit organization created and authorized by the Utah legislature.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 1/10/2019
274 West Center Street
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-373-3006
Organization Name: Utah Foster Care - Salt Lake
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Address:
274 West Center Street
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-373-3006
Toll Free Phone: 877-373-3006
Fax: 801-373-3004
Wheelchair Access: Entry Only
Eligibility: Open to all foster parents.
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/10/2019

Price, UT

475 West Price River Drive Ste 152
Price, UT 84501
Phone: 435-636-0210
Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
475 West Price River Drive Ste 152
Price, UT 84501
Phone: 435-636-0210
Eligibility: Background check required. Foster parents need to be at least 21 years old, financially and emotionally stable, legally married or single (not cohabitating), and able to obtain licensing through Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/13/2020

Provo, UT

151 South University Avenue, Suite 2200
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-851-7784
Organization Name: Utah County Health Department
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Address:
151 South University Avenue, Suite 2200
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-851-7784
Fax: 801-851-7766
Eligibility: Volunteers must be seniors 55 years or older, meet income eligibility, and agree to participate at least 15 hour a week.
Services Provided: Provides seniors the opportunity to serve as mentors to children and teens with special or exceptional needs.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/23/2020
1161 East 300 North
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-373-4765
Organization Name: Wasatch Behavioral Health
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Address:
1161 East 300 North
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-373-4765
Fax: 801-375-4045
Eligibility: Anyone raising a child’s relative is eligible to participate in the program. Guardianship assistance is provided to anyone, regardless if they would like to be involved in the program. Utah County
Services Provided:

Provides information and support to kinship families at no cost, so the children’s needs of safety and permanency can be met. 

Services Include:

  • Education and support groups for caregivers and their children
  • Links to community resources
  • Ongoing family activities, education and respite
  • Need-based therapy and guardianship assistance
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/6/2020

Richfield, UT

201 East 500 North
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-979-2233
Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
201 East 500 North
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-979-2233
Eligibility: Foster families and individuals who are interested in learning more about how to become a licensed foster parent or who have questions about fostering.
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/15/2019

Roosevelt, UT

RR 3 Box 8008
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Phone: 435-724-0959
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
RR 3 Box 8008
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Phone: 435-724-0959
Fax: 435-722-6592
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Background check required. Foster parents need to be at least 21 years old, financially and emotionally stable, legally married or single (not cohabitating), and able to obtain licensing through Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Services Provided: Utah Foster Care (UFC) is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/15/2019

Salt Lake City, UT

Organization Name: Valley Behavioral Health
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Address:
1141 East 3900 South Suite A250
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
Phone: 801-284-4916
Eligibility: Adolescents
Services Provided: ARTEC provides a structured day-treatment environment for adolescents requiring additional support to become successful in the community. ARTEC focus is on skills development, providing individual, family and group treatment.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/15/2019
655 East 4500 South Ste 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-355-7444
Address:
655 East 4500 South Ste 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-355-7444
Toll Free Phone: 800-839-7444
Fax: 801-355-7453
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Must be a caregiver of a minor child 18 years or younger
Services Provided:

Provides parenting and step-parenting classes, home visitation, and kinship and adoption support, as well as other support services to Utah families.

Runs GrandFamilies program which provides support and assistance to "kinship families" (relatives other than biological parents, such as grandparents, that are raising children).

Provides free child care referral services for parents in Salt Lake and Tooele counties as well as child care provider recruitment, training, and technical assistance.

Offers a lending library of children's toys, books, and games for parents and child care providers. Offices in Logan, Ogden, Clearfield, and Murray

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/27/2020
3660 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-747-2201
Organization Name: Christmas Box International
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Address:
3660 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-747-2201
Fax: 801-747-2205
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Children birth to 18 years old, who have been taken into protective custody by the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) or who are in need of foster care placement.
Services Provided: Provides emergency residential shelter and resources until a more permanent place has been found for them. This may be foster care or with family members.
The Christmas Box House has a capacity for 32 children and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Children utilizing the Christmas Box House receive health, medical and dental screening, transportation and participate in recreational activities.
Provider Profiles: We are fortunate to partner with the nonprofit organization, Christmas Box International, which helps with fundraising for basic hygiene items and for recreational events. Christmas Box International also supports the Christmas Box House located in Ogden.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/3/2019
Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
1385 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Fax: 855-323-3238
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: 1. Child welfare services - protective services, foster care and adoptions.
2. Family services - family, marriage and child counseling, parenting groups, day care placement, supervision and follow through.
3. Family Preservation Unit - services for families who have experienced some difficulties related to abuse or neglect, but for whom removal of the child from the home is not necessary.
4. To be a foster parent contact the Utah Foster Care Foundation, www.utahfostercare.org/, or 1-877-505-5437 (Toll-free).
5. Adoption.
6. Independent Living Program (ILP) - a program for teens from age 16 to 18 who will not be returning to their natural home. Teaches youth to function independently and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Teen must currently be in the custody of the state such as foster care.
7. Services for youth - in their home.
Provider Profiles: All child abuse and/or neglect referrals for the state are now processed through our toll free Centralized Intake office in Magna, where staff are available 24/7. For email referrals, there could be up to a week's turn-around time.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/15/2019
3690 South Main Street
South Main Clinic
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-587-2525
Organization Name: University of Utah Health
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Address:
3690 South Main Street
South Main Clinic
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-587-2525
Eligibility: Children 0 - 21 years of age residing in shelter, kinship, foster care or other out-of-home placement, and those that do not have a primary healthcare provider
Services Provided: Providing comprehensive healthcare services for youth in foster care and out-of-home placements, to improve outcomes, provide continuity and facilitate coordination of care.

Satellite clinics: Christmas Box House and Cornerstone, Salt Lake Valley Detention Center
Provider Profiles: Julie Steele, DNP, ARN, FNP-C South Main Foster Program Coordinator

In partnership with the University of Utah Department of Pediatrics, College of Nursing (Fostering Healthy Children), and support from the Division of Child and Family Services.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/15/2019
5296 South Commerce Drive (300 W) Ste 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-994-5205
Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
5296 South Commerce Drive (300 W) Ste 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-994-5205
Toll Free Phone: 877-505-5437
Fax: 801-994-5206
Email: moreinfo@utahfostercare.org
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Minimum age 18. No offenses against children; other offenses evaluated on a case by case basis.
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/15/2019
5800 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Phone: 801-272-9980
Address:
5800 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Phone: 801-272-9980
Fax: 801-272-9976
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Children 0 - 18 who have a variety of behavioral and/or emotional problems.
Services Provided: A network of Group Homes and Treatment Foster Homes united by a common treatment method with supervision and support centralized in Salt Lake City. Utah’s largest private provider of residential treatment for children who are wards of the state. Superheroes Social Skills Program.

Outpatient individual mental health therapy
Outpatient family therapy
Outpatient group therapy
Day treatment/partial hospitalization
Inpatient medical treatment
Residential services

Issues Treated:
Fear, worry & anxiety; obsession/compulsions
Sadness, hopelessness, & depression
Inattention & hyperactivity
Rule breaking, defiance, & "acting out"
Severe mood swings & bursts of rage
Autism & related disorders
Drug & alcohol use
Chronic pain management
Mental health problems with co-existing chronic medical conditions
Provider Profiles: Jeffrey Bright, LCSW

Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Family Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Biofeedback

Kim Mann, LCSW

Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Family Therapy
Biofeedback

Siope Kinikini,CMHC

Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Family Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/26/2019

Sandy, UT

Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
10008 South Creek Run Way
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 855-323-3237
Toll Free Phone: 855-323-3237
Eligibility: Varies according to service, eligibility determined by local DCFS offices.
Services Provided: Work to prevent child abuse and neglect, investigate abuse and neglect, offer foster care, family services and services for youth.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 8/9/2018

Springville, UT

1220 North Main Street Ste 10
Springville, UT 84663
Phone: 801-206-4200
Address:
1220 North Main Street Ste 10
Springville, UT 84663
Phone: 801-206-4200
Email: mariepickett@clearhorizons.org
Eligibility: Ages 2 and up. Utah County
Services Provided: Provides in-home and office mental health services
Family Therapy with biological family and foster family
Trauma based therapy services
Group Therapy within the foster homes or in the office (process group and DBT)
In-home Non-Medicaid contract – PSS services
Post adoption mental health services for the children and the families
Family Preservation
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/4/2019

St. George, UT

491 East Riverside Drive Ste 2B
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-656-8065
Organization Name: Utah Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
491 East Riverside Drive Ste 2B
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-656-8065
Toll Free Phone: 877-656-8065
Fax: 435-656-8071
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Background check required. Foster parents need to be at least 21 years old, financially and emotionally stable, legally married or single (not cohabitating), and able to obtain licensing through Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Services Provided: Finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. Agency has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/15/2019

Vernal, UT

1052 West Market Drive
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: 435-781-4224
Organization Name: Division of Child and Family Services
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Address:
1052 West Market Drive
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: 435-781-4224
Toll Free Phone: 877-505-5437
Fax: 435-781-1539
Eligibility: Background check required. Foster parents need to be at least 21 years old, financially and emotionally stable, legally married or single (not cohabitating), and able to obtain licensing through Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Services Provided: A nonprofit organization that finds, trains, and supports Utah families who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children who have been neglected or abused. UFC has seven offices located in five regions and operates under a contract with the Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS).
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/15/2019

AZ

Window Rock, AZ

Address:
PO Box 1926
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: 928-871-6806
Fax: 928-871-7667
Eligibility: Navajo children and children of mixed Native American heritage, and their birth, foster, and/or adoptive families.
Services Provided: Division of Social Services advocates for change, to empower and strengthen our families and communities by providing quality, holistic, culture, and value-based services. Three programs include:
1) Navajo Children and Family Services (NCFS) partners and for whom we advocate to preserve their cultural identity and families. We work as a team to respectfully and honestly serve and support children and families. 2) Indian Child Welfare Act Program (ICWA) to preserve and reunite Navajo families who are located off the reservation with their children who are subject to removal from their parents for placement in foster care or adoptive homes. 3) Adoption Promotion and Support Services (APSS) promotes the permanent placement of Native American children in Native American homes for the preservation of cultural identity.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 3/10/2020

Nationwide

2001 Eighth Avenue, Suite 2700
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-282-7300
Address:
2001 Eighth Avenue, Suite 2700
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-282-7300
Fax: 206-282-3555
Email: cls@casey.org
Eligibility: Resources to help prepare youths for living on their own.
Services Provided:

Consulting: Ongoing strategic consultation at no cost to child welfare systems and tribes.

Public Policy: Comprehensive child welfare information to support policymakers

Research and Analysis: Information to support decision-making, bolster system integration, build capacity, and support sustainability.

Casey Life Skills: Free practice tool and framework for working with youth in foster care. It assesses independent living skills and provides results instantly. Intended to be done between a youth and their social worker, case manger, or other mentor.

Direct Services: Operates nine field offices in five states (Arizona, California, Idaho, Texas, and Washington) that provide direct services to urgan, suburban, and rural communities.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020
14508 Owen-Tech Boulevard, #129
Austin, TX 78728
Phone: 800-557-5238
Address:
14508 Owen-Tech Boulevard, #129
Austin, TX 78728
Phone: 800-557-5238
Fax: 888-925-5634
Email: Info@NFPAonline.org
Eligibility: Open to all.
Services Provided:

The National Foster Parent Association (NFPA) is a non-profit organization established in 1972 to address the concerns of several independent groups of foster parents and child welfare professionals to provide foster families with opportunities for advocacy, networking, and education.

Primary Activities:

  • Promote the delivery of services and supports to foster families
  • Support quality foster care by promoting excellence and best practice
  • Provide services and supports to state and local foster parent associations
  • Develop and provide education and training, information, dissemination of information to the public
  • Advocate at the local, state and national level; promote networking and collaboration
  • Promote positive image of family foster care; greater visibility; encourage active involvement
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020