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Programs that provide a brief period of rest or relief for parents, grandparents, guardians, family members who are regular caregivers for dependent children by offering crisis or emergency care for the child in a community setting/facility or in the child's own home.

1255 North 1200 West
Joy A O'Banion Building
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-229-1181
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Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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Address:
1255 North 1200 West
Joy A O'Banion Building
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-229-1181
Fax: 801-229-2787
Email: info@utahvalleyfamilysupport.org
Eligibility: For individuals and families in Utah, Wasatch, Summit, Millard and Juab counties. Children 0 - 11. Many services are free and fee for service program rates may be reduced for those who qualify. Contact for current information.
Services Provided: The Family Support & Treatment Center provides therapeutic treatment and prevention programs for children, adults, and families whose lives have been affected by abuse or neglect.

  • Children's Out of Home Respite Care
  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • Social Skills Training
  • Child Abuse Counseling
  • Play Therapy
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Sexual Assault Prevention
  • General Counseling Services
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Stress Management
Provider Profiles:

Janelle Christensen, MSW, Executive Director

Stuart Harper, LCSW

Larry A. Krause, BSW, MSW: Specializes in treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder and child centered play therapy.

See website or contact for additional provider names and specialties. All providers may not provide all services

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/24/2020
777 West Center Street (7720 South)
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-566-1656
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Organization Name: Family Support Center
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Address:
777 West Center Street (7720 South)
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-566-1656
Email: volunteer.coordinator@familysupportcenter.org
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Respite childcare only for children in good health ages birth to 11. Children that are sick are not eligible for service
Services Provided:

Provides education and supportive services to strengthen the family unit and enhance family functioning.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Child and parent must be in good health. Temperature and lice check will be done upon arrival. Call for availability and to schedule. Priority given to urgent respite need. Most counseling being done remotely (tele-health). Call, email, or visit website for information.

  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • General Counseling Services
  • Child Abuse Counseling
  • Sexual Assault Counseling
Provider Profiles:

Other locations: West Valley, Sugar House

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/2/2020
1525 North 200 West
Logan, UT 84341
Phone: 435-752-8880
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Organization Name: The Family Place
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Address:
1525 North 200 West
Logan, UT 84341
Phone: 435-752-8880
Fax: 435-752-8884
Email: info@thefamilyplaceutah.org
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: None
Services Provided:

Protects children and families who are at risk of being abused or neglected. Provides an emergency hotline, counseling, workshops, temporary child care, referral and support for families in crisis.

  • General Crisis Intervention Hotlines
  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • Crime Victim Support Groups
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Mental Health Related Support Groups
  • Child Abuse Counseling
  • Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Sexual Assault Prevention
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/15/2021
276 North 200 East
Brigham City, UT 84302
Phone: 435-723-6010
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Address:
276 North 200 East
Brigham City, UT 84302
Phone: 435-723-6010
Toll Free Phone: 800-733-6010
Fax: 435-723-7539
Eligibility: Families in Box Elder County with children under the age of 18, regardless of income
Services Provided: Provides a wide range of education, counseling, and supportive services for families, including a crisis nursery. Works towards the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.

  • Home Based Parenting Education
  • General Counseling Services
  • Case/Care Management
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Holiday Gifts/Toys
  • Child Guidance
  • Babysitting Instruction
  • Parenting Materials
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Parenting Skills Classes
Provider Profiles:

Katy Bonds, LCSW

Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Family Therapy
sand tray therapy
EMDR trauma processing

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/14/2020
3340 South Harrison Boulevard, Suite 110
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-393-3113
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Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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Address:
3340 South Harrison Boulevard, Suite 110
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-393-3113
Fax: 801-394-1910
Email: fsco.family@gmail.com
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Weber and Morgan counties. Families who have adopted a child through the State of Utah’s Division of Child and Family Services- ages 0-17
Services Provided: Provides education and supportive services to strengthen the family unit and enhance family functioning including a crisis nursery, parenting and step-family parenting education, financial education, adoption respite, trauma therapy for children who have been removed from homes, and linking families to appropriate community resources.

  • Family Counseling
  • Home Based Parenting Education
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • Children's Out of Home Respite Care
  • Specialized Information and Referral
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/2/2020
80 South Fairgrounds Road
Price, UT 84501
Phone: 435-636-3739
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Organization Name: Carbon County Government
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Address:
80 South Fairgrounds Road
Price, UT 84501
Phone: 435-636-3739
Toll Free Phone: 435-650-1297
Fax: 435-637-8492
Email: shelley.wright@carbon.utah.gov
Wheelchair Access: Entry and Bathroom(s)
Eligibility: Children birth to 11 years who might have been physically and/or sexually abused.
Services Provided: A home-like facility that serves children who might have been physically and/or sexually abused. The center is designed to help children feel safe and comfortable. The atmosphere is child-friendly and the interview rooms are designed with children in mind. Children visit the center while investigators meet with them and their parents. The Crisis Nursery is intended to be a means of preventing abuse for children 0 - 11 years of age; it is not a drop off day-care program.

  • Child Abuse Reporting/Emergency Response
  • Child Abuse Counseling
  • Home Based Parenting Education
  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • Child Abuse Medical Evaluations
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Child Abuse Prevention
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/29/2020
535 South Main Street, Suite 5
Cedar City, UT 84720
Phone: 435-586-0791 Crisis Line: 435-586-0791
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Organization Name: Family Support Center of Southwestern Utah
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Address:
535 South Main Street, Suite 5
Cedar City, UT 84720
Phone: 435-586-0791
Crisis Line: 435-586-0791
Fax: 435-586-3510
Email: directorfsc@gmail.com
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Crisis nursery serves children ages 0-11 years old. Crisis care situations are judged on a case-by-case basis.
Services Provided: Supports parents and guardians as they strive to provide a healthy and safe environment for their children.

  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • Parental Visitation Facilitation
  • Children's Out of Home Respite Care
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
Provider Profiles:



Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/14/2020
259 North 700 East
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Phone: 435-722-2401
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Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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Address:
259 North 700 East
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Phone: 435-722-2401
Fax: 435-722-8579
Email: familysupport@ubtanet.com
Eligibility: Children 0-11 years old, will receive children if parents have an emergency, doctor appointment or counseling sessions. Otherwise persons 18+ years old. Daggett, Duchesne and Uintah counties.
Services Provided:

Provides child abuse prevention and parenting classes, a Resource Lending Library, and supports parents and guardians as they strive to provide a healthy, happy environment for their children.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Temperature and hand check will be done, along with recent background history asked as far as who/what/where children and parents have been. If there has been exposure, no accommodations can be made, but help with options offered.

  • Parent Support Groups
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • Child Care Volunteer Opportunities
  • Disability Related Parenting Programs
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/2/2020
2020 South Lake Street (740 East)
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Phone: 801-487-7778
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Organization Name: Family Support Center
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Address:
2020 South Lake Street (740 East)
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Phone: 801-487-7778
Fax: 801-487-2942
Email: rebecca.fairbanks@familysupportcenter.org
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Many services free. Adoption respite for families who have adopted at least one child through DCFS or another state agency.
Services Provided:

Provides education, a crisis nursery, and supportive services to strengthen the family unit and enhance family functioning.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Child and parent must be in good health. Temperature and lice check will be done upon arrival. Call for availability and to schedule. Priority given to urgent respite need. Most counseling being done remotely (tele-health). Call, email, or visit website for information.

  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • General Counseling Services
  • Child Abuse Counseling
  • Sexual Assault Counseling
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/2/2020
81 North 300 East
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: 435-259-2229 Crisis Line: 435.259.2229
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Address:
81 North 300 East
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: 435-259-2229
Crisis Line: 435.259.2229
Toll Free Phone: 888-421-1100
Fax: 435-259-7856
Eligibility: Open for any victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault, homeless included.
Services Provided: Provides shelter and resources to families in crisis and victims of violence, and offers preventive education for youth and community members.

  • Domestic Violence Shelters
  • Court Community Service Sites
  • Crime Victim Support
  • Protective/Restraining Orders
  • Domestic Violence Volunteer Opportunities
  • Legal Counseling
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Domestic Violence Support Groups
  • Domestic Violence Hotlines
Provider Profiles:

Resource Center open 9 - 5

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/24/2020
3663 South 3600 West
West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: 801-967-4259
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Organization Name: Family Support Center
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Address:
3663 South 3600 West
West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: 801-967-4259
Fax: 801-964-1534
Email: Volunteer.coordinator@familysupportcenter.org
Eligibility: Families who have adopted at least one child through DCFS or another state agency
Services Provided:

Provides education and supportive services to strengthen the family unit and enhance family functioning. Parents who are stressed, need a break, have an emergency arise, or have no one else to help take care of their children can leave their children safely for up to 72 hours at the West Valley City location.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Child and parent must be in good health. Temperature and lice check will be done upon arrival. Call for availability and to schedule. Priority given to urgent respite need. Most counseling being done remotely (tele-health). Call, email, or visit website for information.

  • General Counseling Services
  • Child Abuse Counseling
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Sexual Assault Counseling
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/2/2020
1395 South Carbon Avenue
Price, UT 84501
Phone: 435-636-4720
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Organization Name: Juvenile Justice Services
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Address:
1395 South Carbon Avenue
Price, UT 84501
Phone: 435-636-4720
Fax: 435-636-4737
Email: patwood@utah.gov
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility:

Children ages 8 to 17

Services Provided: Provides comprehensive services for at-risk and youth offenders (ages 10 - 17), with primary goals of helping to keep families intact and to divert youths from further involvement with the Juvenile Justice System.

  • Family Counseling
  • Juvenile Detention Facilities
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/29/2021
2020 South Lake Street (740 East)
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-487-7778
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Organization Name: Family Support Center
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Address:
2020 South Lake Street (740 East)
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-487-7778
Eligibility: Children ages 0-11, free
Services Provided:

24/7 crisis nursery care and respite breaks at three locations in Salt Lake County, for a couple of hours to up to 72 hours each time. Parents who are stressed, need a break, have an emergency arise, or have no one else to help take care of their children can leave their children safely in our care. Please call one of our crisis nurseries to schedule an appointment.

Provider Profiles:

Other locations: West Valley 801 967-4259, Midvale 801 255-6881
Fifteen locations in the Utah Association of Family Support Centers, not all offering the same services. Also in Ogden.

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 6/9/2020
310 West 200 North
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-674-5133
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Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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Address:
310 West 200 North
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-674-5133
Email: famsupportofwc@gmail.com
Eligibility: All parents are welcome to participate. Early childhood program for parents with children age 0-11. Parent handbook is general parenting information for parents of children age 0-18.
Services Provided:

The Family Support Center is a clean, safe, home like environment where parents can find support and children can find fun and structured activities, nutritious meals and a place of comfort. Care provided for children ages 0-11. Provides planned respite care and crisis care for children ages birth through age eleven. Parents/guardians may bring their children at times when they are feeling stressed and out of control or when they need to deal with personal or family crisis/emergency situations.

  • Children's Out of Home Respite Care
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • General Clothing Provision
  • Home Based Parenting Education
  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • General Counseling Services
  • Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/10/2020
10 North 600 East
Hyrum, UT 84319
Phone: 435-752-8880
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Organization Name: The Family Place
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Address:
10 North 600 East
Hyrum, UT 84319
Phone: 435-752-8880
Toll Free Phone: 435-752-8880
Email: info@thefamilyplaceutah.org
Eligibility: Children in preschool through 6th grade, Utah, Cache and Rich counties
Services Provided:

Works with parents and children to build stronger families by hosting family-focused events as well as offering workshops and counseling. Also offers The Kid's Place for weekly and emergency child care.

  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • General Crisis Intervention Hotlines
  • Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling
  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Child Abuse Counseling
  • Child Abuse Prevention
Provider Profiles:

Offices in Logan, Hyrum and Smithfield

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/15/2021
180 South 300 East, Suite 1
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: 435-259-1658
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Organization Name: Christmas Box International
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Address:
180 South 300 East, Suite 1
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: 435-259-1658
Fax: 435-259-1750
Email: ssowell@grandcountyutah.net
Eligibility:

Children ages 0 to 11 years old.

Services Provided: Provides a respite nursery for children ages 0 to 11 years old, and temporary 24-hour emergency shelter and care for children at-risk for abuse or neglect.

  • Children's Out of Home Respite Care
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Group Homes for Dependent Children
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/29/2021
58 East 300 North
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-896-4256 Crisis Line: 435-896-4256
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Organization Name: Family Support Center of Southwestern Utah
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Address:
58 East 300 North
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-896-4256
Crisis Line: 435-896-4256
Email: directorfsc@gmail.com
Eligibility: Crisis nursery serves children ages 0-11 years old. Crisis care situations are judged on a case-by-case basis.
Services Provided: Supports parents and guardians as they strive to provide a healthy and safe environment for their children.

  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Parental Visitation Facilitation
  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • Children's Out of Home Respite Care
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/14/2020
502 South Main Street
Smithfield, UT 84335
Phone: 435-752-8880
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Organization Name: The Family Place
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Address:
502 South Main Street
Smithfield, UT 84335
Phone: 435-752-8880
Fax: 435-752-8884
Email: counseling@thefamilyplaceutah.org
Eligibility: Children in preschool through 6th grade
Services Provided:

Protects children and families who are at risk of being abused or neglected. Provides an emergency hotline, counseling, workshops, temporary child care, and referral and support for families in crisis.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Closed to the general public, unless an appointment is scheduled. Not currently accepting in-kind donation, but donations can be make online.

  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Child Abuse Counseling
  • Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling
  • General Crisis Intervention Hotlines
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
Provider Profiles:

Offices in Logan, Hyrum also

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/15/2021
1360 East 1450 South
Clearfield, UT 84015
Phone: 801-773-0712
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Organization Name: Open Doors
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Address:
1360 East 1450 South
Clearfield, UT 84015
Phone: 801-773-0712
Fax: 801-774-8267
Email: info@opendoorsutah.org
Eligibility: None
Services Provided: Offers programs that strengthen families and nurture healthy parent/child relationships, including crisis/respite nursery care, family information and referral services, Circles self-sufficiency, and family counseling.

  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Rent Payment Assistance
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Adult Mentoring Programs
  • Parenting Support Volunteer Opportunities
  • Child Abuse Counseling
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/24/2020
136 East South Temple, Suite 1400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-875-0883
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Address:
136 East South Temple, Suite 1400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-875-0883
Eligibility: Children ages 0-11 and their families. Services are free to all those in crisis.
Services Provided:

Provides support to local Family Support Centers which protect children in crisis situations. Website includes statewide program locator.

Services Include:

  • Crisis and Respite Nurseries
  • Counseling and Education
  • In-home Programs
  • Self-Sufficiency Programs

Based on the needs of the particular community, each agency may offers additional services, ranging from on-site therapists, lending libraries, and in-home parenting support. 

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 3/17/2021