Community Resource Guide
Here you will find an expansive list of community resources thoughtfully curated by your friends at Dragonfly.
Life Threatening Emergency
If you or someone you know is in a life-threatening emergency or in immediate danger of harming themselves, call 911.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
A crisis is something that can overwhelm you so that you can’t solve a problem. Our staff are here to help you figure out how to get through your problem. Whether it is you, a friend, or family member who is struggling, you are not alone.
Utah Human Trafficking Tip Line
Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery that occurs in every state, including Utah. The NHTH works closely with service providers, law enforcement, and other professionals in Utah to serve victims and survivors of trafficking, respond to human trafficking cases, and share information and resources.
Contact Poison Control right away if you suspect a poisoning. Help is available online with webPOISONCONTROL® or by phone at 1-800-222-1222. Both options are free, expert, and confidential.
Fourth Street Clinic
Fourth Street Clinic helps Utahns experiencing homelessness improve their health and quality of life by providing high-quality health care and support services.
Volunteers of America – Women’s and Children’s Facility
The Center for Women and Children is a social model detoxification facility which provides a safe place to stay for women withdrawing from use of alcohol or drugs. Women may stay at this residential facility for up to 2 weeks.
Stephen Ratcliffe Community Health Center
Domestic Abuse/Legal Assistance
Family Support Center Salt Lake
We offer free emergency care for children, free in-home parenting support, community classes on parenting and step-families, low-cost individual and family counseling, and much more! Call about our services if you are feeling overwhelmed or need help with family matters. We’re here to help!s.
YWCA Utah is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
YWCA Utah advances the well-being of women in Utah through safety, opportunity, and advocacy. Since 1906 the YWCA has designed its work to encourage women’s aspirations, protect and promote their rights, and meet their changing needs. The YWCA’s enduring belief has been that better lives for all women lead to stronger families, communities, and societies.
Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake
A law firm giving low-income families affordable legal representation and assistance in divorce, parentage (custody), guardianship, and orders of protection with special programs for victims of domestic violence.
Utah Legal Services
Utah Legal Services (ULS) is a nonprofit law office incorporated in 1976 committed to making equal justice a reality by providing free legal help in non-criminal cases to low-income Utahns. We level the playing field, ensuring everyone has a voice in the legal system.
Family Counseling Center
Family Counseling Center offers a wide variety of counseling services provided by compassionate and experienced professionals to help individuals and families achieve a better quality of life. Family Counseling Center welcomes people of all backgrounds in need of mental health services.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI Utah is Utah’s voice on mental illness. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Utah’s mission is to ensure the dignity and improve the lives of those who live with mental illness and their families through support, education and advocacy.
Salt Lake County Youth Services
For over 40 years, th have provided safety, shelter, and support to youth and families in the Greater Salt Lake area. Our services are FREE and/or accept Medicaid. We assist with Medicaid enrollment and we have Spanish speaking therapists available. Our offices are located in South Salt Lake City and West Jordan.
Valley Behavioral Health
For over 25 years, Valley Behavioral Health has successfully helped thousands of clients by providing individualized therapy, mental health resources, and personalized treatment methods to each client’s needs.
Our programs provide food,independence, improve quality of life, and prevent or end abuse, neglect (including self-neglect) and exploitation of at risk seniors and adults with disabilities.
Utahans Against Hunger
We at Utahns Against Hunger work year round to support individuals and families by securing their access to federal nutrition programs. All of the work we do, whether we are supporting more access to school breakfasts or opposing taxes on groceries, ultimately relies on the support of all the other Utahns making their own statements against hunger.y.
DSW/SNAP (food stamps)
You may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) but you need to talk to an eligibility specialist about your eligibility.
Utah Food Bank
Founded in 1904, Utah Food Bank has operated under various names but has always remained true to our mission of Fighting Hunger Statewide. 511,000 Utahns, which equates to 1 in 6 individuals, are at risk of missing a meal today. Even more alarming is that 1 in 5 Utah kids are unsure where their next meal is coming from.
Rescue Mission (Men's Clothing)
A mainstay in the downtown area since 1972, the Rescue Mission of Salt Lake is easily recognized by the large “Jesus Saves” sign on the front of the building. A refuge for the homeless community that is open 365 days a year. This is our central Homeless Service Center for guest services, houses our New Life Program for men, and our corporate offices.
Rescue Mission (Women's and Children's Clothes)
A safe place where women and women with children can find safety from abusive relationships, counseling for addiction, and the love of Jesus. The Women’s Center is home to our New Life Program for women and also provides homeless and low-income women access to emergency shelter, food, clothing, job placement, and more.
Pregnancy Resource Center of SLC
We provide caring, confidential, and free services, resources, and referrals to those confronted with unplanned pregnancies.
Planned Parenthood Association of Utah
PPAU shares the vision of an equitable world articulated by the Planned Parenthood Federation of America: where sexual and reproductive rights are basic human rights, where access to health care doesn't depend on who you are and where you live, and where every person has the opportunity to choose their own path to a healthy and meaningful life.
Salt Lake County Health Dept. (STD edu)
The Salt Lake County Health Department STD Clinic and Prevention Program offers STD prevention education as well as low-cost testing and treatment using the latest technology available.
We provide a friendly, convenient, and comfortable environment to help you remain sexually healthy, and you do not need to be a resident of Salt Lake County to visit our clinic.
Utah AIDS Foundation
Utah AIDS Foundation, through client-driven services, champions sexual health and overall well-being for those living with or at risk for HIV and other STIs.
Utah AIDS Foundation works to achieve a future where everyone has equitable access to HIV and STI education, prevention, treatment, and care.
Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault
We engage individuals and organizations in local and statewide collaborations to strengthen the effectiveness of sexual violence education, prevention, and response in Utah. Our efforts will advance a society in which sexual violence is not tolerated.
Rape/Sexual Assault Crisis Line
If you or someone you love is in a violent relationship, call these FREE hotlines open 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
Alcoholics Anonymous SLC Central Office
Alcoholics Anonymous is a voluntary, worldwide fellowship of men and women from all walks of life who meet together to attain and maintain sobriety. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership.ies.
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
Tobacco Quit Line
Talking to someone about quitting smoking can be the support you might need to see it through. Consider talking to an expert for help.
Assessment and Referral Services (U of U)
Assessment & Referral Services (ARS) is a University of Utah Health clinic within the Department of Psychiatry that provides high-quality, objective substance abuse assessments and referrals for individuals with possible substance abuse problems. Assessment reports are lengthy and include detailed information regarding any substance abuse or mental health issues.
Alpine Center for Personal Growth
Did you know there are over 350 treatment centers just around the Salt Lake City Area? How do you know which one is the right fit for you or your loved one? The Alpine Center difference is that we come from a place of passion for healing addiction. We do not answer to a corporate board of directors – we are here solely for YOU and your family. We understand that addiction and life issues can happen at any age and we have a committed and experienced staff that will personalize treatment for anyone that walks through our door.
Volunteers of America – Adult Detox Center
Our Detoxification Center is a residential program where homeless and low-income men can safely detoxify from alcohol and/or drugs before seeking further substance abuse treatment.
First Step House
Our mission is to help people build lives of meaning, purpose, and recovery. We do this by addressing the unique needs of each individual. We support our clients by connecting them with the resources they need including housing, employment, and education. We often support those who have nowhere else to turn. We work hard to change the stigma and judgment that often accompanies those with substance use disorders.
People Helping People
People Helping People (PHP) is an Employment Program dedicated to helping low-income women and single moms reach their full potential in the workplace. PHP helps families break the cycle of poverty by teaching low-income women how to earn a living wage.
Department of Workforce Services
Utah became the first state in the nation to consolidate employment and public assistance programs by creating Utah Department of Workforce Services in 1997. Today, more than 2,200 Workforce Services employees assist individuals in preparing for and finding jobs, meeting workforce needs of Utah businesses, administering temporary assistance, and providing economic data and analysis.
Division of Services for People with Disabilities
The Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) in conjunction with the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) proposed changes to the Nurse Practice Act Rule R516-31b are now open for public comment before going into effect. This rule describes the tasks that an unlicensed individual may perform without delegation, who can delegate nursing tasks, and what nursing tasks can be delegated. The proposed changes to the rule are available to view on the DOPL website.