170 N. Main
Logan, UT 84321
Mission: Bear River Association of Governments (BRAG) is a voluntary organization of local governments that facilitates the coordination of federal, state and local programs for the solution of mutual problems in Box Elder, Rich, and Cache Counties. BRAG provides a wide variety of services and manages multiple programs that focus on finding long-term solutions for many issues in the region, including poverty.
|Food Pantry Financial Assistance||Rental Assistance to Prevent Homelessness||Furnace Replacement or Repair|
|First Time Homebuyer Help||Housing Rehabilitation Loans||Weatherization|
|Community Planning and Project Funding||Alzheimer's Education||Tremonton Affordable Housing Units|
|Business Assistance||Alternatives Program||Caregiver Family Support Program|
|Bear River Heritage Area Promotion||Health Insurance Information||Information and Referral|
|Volunteer Income Tax Assistance||Long-Term Care Ombudsman||Aging Medicaid Waiver Program|
|Economic Development/Job Creation||Senior Companions Program||Senior Centers Support|
|Utility Assistance||Emergency Housing Assistance|
Poverty Rate for Service Area: 12.1%
CSBG Allocation: $202,851
CSBG ARRA Allocation: $353,203
In 2010 BRAG:
- Served 81,895 individuals and 39,345 families.
- Over 381 households were assisted in claiming tax refunds that brought $739,924 back to Box Elder, Rich and Cache counties.
- BRAG helped 26 unemployed individuals obtain a job through job search assistance, financial support, and partnership with the Utah Department of Workforce Services.
- 142 seniors received assistance.
- Of the families served, 93% were at or below the poverty level.
815 S. Freedom Boulevard, Suite 100
Provo, UT 84601
Mission: The Community Action Services and Food Bank (CASFB) is dedicated to fostering self-reliance in individuals, families and communities by providing a variety of programs and solutions designed to address local needs and issues faced by those living in poverty.
|Volunteer Income Tax Assistance||Utility Assistance Program (HEAT)|
|Food Bank||Housing Crisis Assistance|
|Family Development and Support Services||Community Awareness/Advocacy|
|Commercial Kitchen for Business Startup||Community Garden|
|Financial Assistance||Home Buyer Education|
|Employment/Education Referrals||Mortgage Counseling|
Poverty Rate for Service Area: 10%
CSBG Allocation: $662,315
CSBG ARRA Allocation: $889,938
- Served 27,946 individuals and 9,518 families.
- 28,770 families and seniors received emergency food and were connected to other services to help them stabilize.
- Collected and distributed 1.5 million pounds of perishable foods donated from local grocers and big box stores and another 1.8 million pounds of food donated through community food drives.
- Provided food to 20+ other community groups and weekly delivery of food packages to senior centers and the low-income senior housing complexes.
- Worked with 572 families in 2010 to help them avoid foreclosure through foreclosure prevention counseling. Of those families, only 21 homes were foreclosed on.
- Provided transportation, clothing, car repair, and other employment support services for 295 households. Many of these had lost their employment due to the recession.
- Provided financial assistance for 273 families and therefore kept them in their homes.
- Provided utility assistance and energy conservation education to 5,100 households.
- 80% of the families served were at or below the poverty level.
- 50% were families with children.
- 43% were children.
- 33% were Hispanic.
1360 East 1450 South
Clearfield, UT 84015
Mission: The Family Connection Center purpose is to protect children, strengthen and shelter families and individuals, foster self-sufficiency, and facilitate a caring community.
|Parent Education||Mobile Food|
|Transitional Housing||Motel Voucher|
|Crisis/Respite Nursery||DI Voucher|
|Therapy||Sub 4 Santa|
|Volunteer Income Tax Assistance||Case Management|
|Food Bank||Emergency Assistance|
Poverty Rate for Service Area: 6.0%
CSBG Allocation: $134,069
CSBG ARRA Allocation: $281,532
- Served 9,665 individuals and 3,482 families.
- 76 families received Case Management Services and 37 obtained employment.
- 510 families (1,374 children) were provided Christmas assistance.
- 252 monthly emergency food supplies were delivered to the St. Marks Garden Senior Community.
- 71 families were provided rent/mortgage assistance to maintain their housing.
- 20 families were provided utility assistance.
- 31 families received 217 emergency shelter nights.
- Of the families served, 89% were at or below the poverty level.
1070 West 1600 South, Bldg. B
St. George, UT 84770
Mission: The Five County Association of Governments purpose is to Plan, Prepare and Partner with federal, state and local governments to strengthen the role of southwestern Utah local officials in the execution of state and federal programs at the local level.
|Emergency Food and Shelter||Literacy and ESL Training|
|Young Parent's Program||Transportation Support|
|Human Services Planning||Regional Human Services Directory|
|Support Services Case Management||HEAT Program|
|Health and Wellness||Youth/Social Academic Development|
|Volunteer Income Tax Assistance|
Poverty Rate for Service Area: 13.5%
CSBG Allocation: $286,174
CSBG ARRA Allocation: $331,543
- Served 11,517 individuals and 5,188 families.
- 2,779 customers received case management through the emergency food pantries, emergency shelters, adult and alternative high schools.
- 20 completed the employment readiness course; 18 were placed and 15 completed the 50-hour internship.
- 103 clients participated in the internship program at 26 different job sites.
- Scholarships were provided to 75 adult students to continue their education.
- Of the families served, 82% were at or below the poverty level.
3159 Grant Avenue
Ogden, UT 84401
Mission: Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership (OWCAP) inspires those in poverty to become self-sufficient through innovative services and collaborative efforts.
|Adult Education Assistance||Technical Education|
|Employment Assistance||Emergency Services|
|Community Information and Referral||Free Tax Preparation|
|Early Childhood Development and Health Services||Asset Management Counseling|
|Program Design and Management Systems||Head Start|
|Health and Wellness||Family and Community Partnerships|
|Volunteer Income Tax Assistance||Senior and Disability Housing|
Poverty Rate for Service Area: 12.5%
CSBG Allocation: $293,923
CSBG ARRA Allocation: $390,531
- Served 1,666 individuals and 818 families.
- 2009 households were assisted through OWCAP's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance fund, claiming tax refunds that brought $3,901,618 back to Weber County.
- Served over 2,000 individuals through the emergency food pantry.
- Served 2,500 low-income individuals a month from the local community accessed services and programs at the Marshall White Community and Recreation Center.
- Of the families served, 86% were at or below the poverty level.
764 South 200 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Mission: Salt Lake Community Action Program's mission is to eliminate the paradox of poverty in our affluent society.
|Housing Outreach Rental Program||Housing/Financial Counseling|
|Emergency Rental/Mortgage Assistance||Landlord/Tenant Mediation|
|HIV/AIDS Emergency Housing||Head Start|
|Neighborhood Centers||Employment Services|
|After School Programs||Emergency Food Pantries|
Poverty Rate for Service Area: 9%
CSBG Allocation: $1,117,399
CSBG ARRA Allocation: 1,178,746
- Served 125,222 individuals and 34,607 families.
- Provided 64,000 food orders to 103,000 individuals.
- 1,064 households were assisted with online applications for food, financial, and medical applications with the Department of Workforce Services. 435 of these applications were verified as being approved, bringing food and financial benefits over $103,000 in monthly benefits. 933 clients were referred to ongoing health care services; 100 of these clients received immediate care for acute medical needs.
- 210 clients found employment due to their participation in the Employment Readiness Program.
- Housing and Financial counseling provided 1300 households with comprehensive housing counseling in delinquencies, default, foreclosure, reverse equity mortgage for senior citizens, and pre-Home purchases.
- Helped stabilize 433 families in housing through the "Homelessness Prevention Rapid Re-Housing Program." This program was 89% effective in preventing homelessness.
- Helped 18 people obtain PCN health coverage.
- SLCAP worked with Palmer Court Homeless Housing Center and The Road Home to create a summer program for local teenagers struggling with homelessness and poverty. 21 teenagers participated in the program.
- 89% of the families served were at or below the poverty level.
- 54% of the families served in 2010 were in severe poverty
- 65% of the households served had 3 or more household members. 32% of these households had five or more members.
250 N. Main Street
Richfield, UT 84701
Mission: Through its programs and partnerships, the Community Assistance Department, will promote self-sufficiency and well being through empowering those in poverty by alleviating immediate challenges and by addressing underlying causes through community action and advocacy.
|Social Services Block Grant||Energy Conservation Education Program|
|FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter||HEAT Program|
|Community Services Block Grant|
Poverty Rate for Service Area: 14.8%
CSBG Allocation: $157,171
CSBG ARRA Allocation: $156,157
- Served 2,323 individuals.
- Helped 45 families and 12 individuals avoid eviction and stay in their homes.
- Provided 39 families and 90 individuals with funds to repair their cars so that they could continue to get to work. 11 families and 37 individuals received fuel for their car, a minor repair on their home, or assistance keeping their utilities on so they could sustain themselves.
- Supplied 1,700 clients with information and referrals in 2010, helping them get the services they need from various community agencies and programs.
- Helped 20 individuals pay for ongoing schooling that would not have continued due to limited or no income. 19 of the 20 students completed programs or graduated from college.
- Helped 17 families maintain housing by providing them up to 3 months of rental assistance.
- Provided 1 to 3 nights of shelter for 76 homeless families.
- 90% of the families served were at or below the poverty level.
- 38% of the people served were homeless.
- 18% were disabled.
- 52% of households served had no income.
- 34% of individuals served were under 18.
- 18% of households served were headed by single parents.
75 East 400 South
P.O. Box 1106
Price, UT 84501
Mission: Southeastern Utah Association of Governments (SEULAG) focuses on moving low-income individuals and families out of poverty through strengthening human service programs with support of the whole community.
|Housing Rehabilitation||Human Services|
|Emergency Assistance||Home Heating Bill Assistance|
|Area Agency on Aging Program||Volunteer Income Tax Assistance|
Poverty Rate for Service Area: 17.6%
CSBG Allocation: $165,382
CSBG ARRA Allocation: $243,861
- Served 2,113 individuals and 919 families.
- In 2010, the food banks helped feed 1,735 families and seniors with emergency food and distributed 16,234 boxes of food.
- 133 low-income senior citizens received in-home and congregate meals through SEUALG in 2010.
- 38 clients received emergency dental work through the SEUALG dental program.
- Through its Second Chance Program, SEUALG helped four recovered drug abusers get counseling and other services and assisted them in finding stable employment.
- Eight families were able to obtain or retain housing in 2010 because they received rental or deposit assistance from SEUALG.
- Eight families were provided shelter, education and resources to victims in crisis and of violence.
- 87% of the families served were at or below the poverty level.
- 22% served are single parent families.
- 83% served are not Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin.
- 69% served rent and do not own their own home.
330 East 100 South
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Mission: The Uintah Basin Food Pantries will provide needed food for those who would otherwise go without. To eliminate hunger in Daggett, Duchesne and Uintah Counties.
|Rental Assistance||Homelessness: Motel Assistance|
|Mortgage Assistance||Food Pantry|
|Medical and Dental Assistance||Fuel/Transportation Assistance|
|Self-Help Housing||Foster Grandparents|
Poverty Rate for Service Area: 9.1%
CSBG Allocation: $62,783
CSBG ARRA Allocation: $115,562
- Served 5,061 individuals and 2,165 families.
- Helped 174 individuals and 70 families avoid or get out of homelessness by providing referrals and funding to local shelters and motels for short-term housing to help them get back on their feet; or by providing rent and utility assistance to families to help them avoid homelessness.
- 52 single adults participated in financial courses for clients seeking Homeless Prevention services.
- Of the families served, 95% were at or below the poverty level.
- Served 2 families and 9 individuals in the domestic violence program.
455 East 400 South, Suite 407
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Mission: Creating political and public will to end hunger in Utah.
|Public Policy and Advocacy for Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs||Grow-A-Row|
|Food Stamps at Farmers Markets||Salt Lake City Food Policy Task Force|
|Social Soup Lecture Series||Salt Lake Farm Projects|
Poverty Rate for Service Area: 11.5%
- Secured funding to assist 6 farmers markets to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/food stamps.
- Distributed over 10,000 "Need Food Help" resource brochures to community partners throughout the state.
- Distributed 70,000 summer food fliers throughout the state.
- Assisted over 300 individuals in locating Summer Food sites in their community.
- Assisted 1,200 clients in finding community resources and informed them about federal nutrition programs.
- Worked with Wasatch Community Gardens and Youth City to educate 90 youths through the Nutrition Project.
- Helped educate 540 individuals through the co-sponsored Social Soup Lecture Series on issues of food and how it intersects with our lives and the policy, environmental, and social implications of food and food policy.