Crisis/Emergency Respite

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.

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Statewide

1760 West 4805 South
Taylorsville, UT 84129
Phone: 801-955-9110
Organization Name: Family Support Center
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Address:
1760 West 4805 South
Taylorsville, UT 84129
Phone: 801-955-9110
Toll Free Phone: 800-468-1160
Fax: 801-955-9411
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: No restrictions. Sliding scale based on household size and income. Many services at no cost. Cannot serve those with substance abuse issues or are perpetrators of domestic violence of any kind. For adoption respite care families who have adopted at least one child through DCFS or another state agency.
Services Provided: Crisis Nurseries 3 locations: West Valley, Midvale, Sugarhouse
Counseling offered at 4 locations
Family Mentoring Program
Classes and support groups
Housing and self-sufficiency training for single homeless mothers and their children
Adoption respite care
In-home family mentoring
Provider Profiles: M-Sat 9-5, West Valley 24/7.
50% State funding

Family Support Centers located throughout Utah

Susan M. Dezell, LCSW
Insight-oriented, Supportive, Psyc Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-focused, Dialectical Behaviorial Therapy, Parent Child Interaction Training, Play Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, Psycho-education and Parent Management training. Specializes in Depression, Anxiety, Attachment, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Family and Couples, Step-family and Adoption Issues.

Bonnie Peters, MSW, LCSW
Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Trauma-focused. Specializes in Depression, Anxiety, Attachment, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Oppositional Defiant/Conduct Disorder, Abuse/Neglect, Domestic Violence and Adoption.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/8/2020

Brigham City, UT

Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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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 services to families with young children to prevent the occurrence and/or re-occurrence of child abuse and family conflict. Offers crisis and respite nursery care, parent advocate program, and family therapy services.

Issues Treated:
Fear, worry & anxiety; obsession/compulsions
Sadness, hopelessness, & depression
Inattention & hyperactivity
Rule breaking, defiance, & "acting out"
Severe mood swings & bursts of rage
Drug & alcohol use
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: 4/16/2020

Cedar City, UT

Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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Address:
102 North 200 East
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: Serves children ages 0-11
Services Provided: Supports parents and guardians as they strive to provide a healthy and safe environment for their children. Crisis nursery, respite care, parenting classes.
Provider Profiles: 24-Hour Hotline 435-586-0791
Website
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/16/2020

Clearfield, UT

Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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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.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/16/2020

Garland, UT

Address:
1386 South Main Street
Garland, UT 84312
Phone: 435-538-1270
Eligibility: TANF eligibility
Services Provided: Resources and services for families and individuals. Crisis Nursery and Career Center, and a location for neighboring partner agencies to meet: New Hope Domestic Violence Shelter, Habitat for Humanity of Northern Utah, LSI Job Training and Placement Program, Boys and Girls Club of Northern Utah Teen Club, etc.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/7/2020

Hyrum, UT

Organization Name: Family Place
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Address:
10 North 600 East
Hyrum, UT 84319
Phone: 435-752-8880
Toll Free Phone: 435-752-8880
Eligibility: Children in preschool through 6th grade, Utah, Cache and Rich counties
Services Provided: Protects children who are at risk of being abused or neglected by hosting family-focused events as well as offering workshops and counseling. Also offers The Kid's Place for weekly and emergency child care.
Provider Profiles: Offices in Logan, Hyrum and Smithfield
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/10/2019

Logan, UT

Organization Name: Family Place
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Address:
1525 North 200 West
Logan, UT 84341
Phone: 435-752-8880
Fax: 435-752-8884
Email: counseling@thefamilyplaceutah.org
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: None
Services Provided: Emergency child care, scheduled weekly respite care, age-specific children's workshops, therapy, parenting classes, and family-focused events. Also, home to The Starfish Children's Shelter which is a loving home for children in transition to foster care and we help them on the road to healing with trauma-informed care and counseling services.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/16/2020

Midvale, UT

777 West Center Street (7720 South)
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-255-6881
Organization Name: Family Support Center
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Address:
777 West Center Street (7720 South)
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-255-6881
Email: bonnie.peters@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. Polygamy.
Provider Profiles: Other locations: West Valley, Sugar House
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/29/2020

Moab, UT

180 South 300 East Ste 1
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: 435-259-1658
Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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Address:
180 South 300 East Ste 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 0-11 and temporary 24-hour emergency shelter and care for children at-risk for abuse or neglect.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/16/2020

Ogden, UT

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
3340 South Harrison Boulevard, Suite 110
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-393-3113
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.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/16/2020

Orem, UT

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
Languages Spoken: Spanish
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:

Provides therapeutic treatment and prevention for children, adults, and families whose lives have been affected by abuse or neglect.

Services Include:

  • Crisis Respite Nursery 24 hour
  • Professional Counseling
  • Prevention Education
    • Parenting classes
    • Trauma resilience
    • Social Skills classes for children ages 5-11
  • Adoption Respite
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: 6/26/2020

Price, UT

Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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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
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, 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. It is not a drop off day-care program.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/16/2020

Provo, UT

Organization Name: Wasatch Mental Health
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Address:
1189 East 300 North
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-373-2215
Fax: 801-852-4250
Eligibility: Youth ages 11-17 who are runaways, high-risk or homeless. Youth can be dropped off at any time and stay for up to 48 hours. Time may be extended for homeless youth. No cost. Utah, Juab, Millard and Wasatch counties.
Services Provided: Vantage Point is a short term (48 hours, may be extended to homeless youth) voluntary facility where youth ages 12-17 who are experiencing trouble at home, high-risk or who are homeless may come for refuge and evaluation.
Anger Management class, 7 weeks.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/13/2018

Richfield, UT

Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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Address:
58 East 300 North
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-896-4256
Eligibility: Children ages 0-11 years old. Crisis care situations are judged on a case-by-case basis. A crisis situation is usually: a mental health crisis, a family emergency (medical emergency, death in the family), domestic violence, abuse, or any other situation where a child is in danger of experiencing trauma.
Services Provided: Supports parents and guardians as they strive to provide a healthy and safe environment for their children.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/16/2020

Roosevelt, UT

Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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Address:
259 North 700 East, Room 115-3
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Phone: 435-722-2401
Fax: 435-722-8579
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.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/16/2020

Salt Lake City, UT

2020 South Lake Street (740 East)
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-487-7778
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
2020 South Lake Street (740 East)
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Phone: 801-487-7778
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. Offers special services for those affected by polygamy including: individual and family counseling; support groups and monthly forums.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/16/2020

Smithfield, UT

502 South Main Street
Smithfield, UT 84335
Phone: 435-755-5872
Organization Name: Family Place
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Address:
502 South Main Street
Smithfield, UT 84335
Phone: 435-755-5872
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, referral and support for families in crisis.
Provider Profiles: Offices in Logan, Hyrum also
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/10/2019

St. George, UT

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
Crisis Line: 435-773-0585
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: Children's crisis and respite care nursery, up to 3 hours per day per family. Do not have to be a current client to receive clothing.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/16/2020

West Valley City, UT

3663 South 3600 West
West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: 801-967-4259
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: susanmcgray@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.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/16/2020