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Ability First: Central Utah Center for Independent Living 801-373-5044 Provo, UT Helps people with cognitive or physical disabilities live independently.   Access Utah Network 801-533-4636 or 1-800-333-8824 Access Utah Network is Utah’s prime source for information and referral for individuals with disabilities and their caregivers since 1990. Our operators can provide you with the information you need to find accessible housing, assistive technology and financial and social supports needed to live independently with a disability. Call us or explore our web site today to see how Access Utah Network can help you become more independent.   Alpine House Katie: 801-373-9042 Provo, UT Transitional home that helps adults with cognitive disabilities. The home helps them learn skills to effectively participate in the community.

Autism Give
Utah Autism Give is a parent driven 501(c) (3) non-profit organization providing relief and support to individuals and families in Utah affected by autism.

BYU Center for Service & Learning
801-422-8686; (801) 422-1277
Families can request help from a BYU volunteer. The ad will be posted in the BYU Center for Service & Learning Center and online.

Canines with a Cause
The mission of “Canines With a Cause” is to rescue shelter dogs and train them to work with people who need a companion, therapy or service dog. Although we know all dogs are wonderful, some of them just don’t have what it takes nor do they want to work, they prefer being with person or family and just can’t leave kitties, other dogs or distractions alone. They are all special in our eyes and have basic training.

Central Utah Enterprises
801-375-0414 ext: 14
Provo, UT
A program for individuals with disabilities to prepare them to work on their own or in a group home.

Child Care Connection

Columbus Community Center
They provide occupational skill training, vocational training, residential services, and critical living skills training.

CTA Community Supports (Community Treatment Alternatives)
A non-profit organization that has provided services to adults and children with autism spectrum disorder since 1985. CTA developed the ASAP model to fill the gap between these two services with the primary objective of keeping families together and preventing or at least developing out of home placement. ASAP provides support to children with autism on a daily basis after the child is out of school and on Saturdays in a home setting. It also provides support to the child during summer and on holidays when the child is out of school. Residential treatment services, supported employment, parent training and advocacy services, consultation services.

Deseret Village
Spanish Fork, UT
A home for mentally handicapped adults in Spanish Fork. Residents are fully functional and range in age from 20 to 60 years.

Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD)
Government agency that provides respite care, vocational training, residential services, and information about Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for people with disabilities.

The P.L.A.Y. ProjectTMThe P.L.A.Y. ProjectTM (Play and Language for Autistic Youngsters) is a nationally recognized program that provides in-home training and support for families of children age 14 months to 7 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  This intensive intervention model is designed to help parents make meaningful connections with their child through play…connections that bring the child out of isolation and into a place where communication, social skills and relationships can develop.

Contact 801-633-2091
Peer Connections, a program for establishing and enhancing relational skills, is a transition and friendship program for students with High Functioning Autism (HFA).  This program provides an opportunity for students with HFA 16 -22 years old to participate in a variety of work experiences that will guide future higher education and employment goals. The project fills the existing service gap for students with HFA by providing opportunities for regular social interactions with a peer of similar age during a structured community service activity. The students are required to perform a total of 3 hours of community service/job training a week for 9 weeks. The Peer Connections program provides real world experience in an employment setting focusing on the following essential employment skills.Contact 801-244-3177

Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain offers The Provo Early Intervention Program to assist families in the Provo school district who have infants or toddlers ages birth to 3 years old with developmental delays and/or disabilities. We provide best practice and evidenced based developmental and therapeutic programs for children with special needs and their families in their most natural environment, which is most often at home.Contact 801-852-4525 Pediatric Therapy Services – provides occupational therapy to develop children’s ability to perform everyday living activities by enhancing or restoring function that may have been lost due to trauma, disease, a congenital abnormality or a developmental disability. Birth to 22. Contact 801-946-1860

Family Support Center: Autism Respite Program
801-487-7778 in Sugarhouse
801-255-6881 in Midvale
2020 S Lake Street (740 East), Salt Lake City
The Family Support Center offers care for children ages 0-11 years old with Autism Spectrum Disorder. All charges based on sliding fee scale. Crisis nursery and parent support groups.

Friday’s Kids Respite
Karissa 801-372-0900 or Ashley 801-361-4977
475 West 260 North
Orem, UT 84057
345 North State Road 198
Salem, UT 84653
BYU Center for Service and Learning program where students can watch children with disabilities on Friday nights so their parents can get a break. This program is specifically developed to serve families who are raising children with disabilities.  A nurse and a supervisor are there at all times and attend to all the children’s personal needs, such as diaper changes, etc.

Hidden Hollow
Orem, UT
Care center for males who have cognitive disabilities.

LINCS Parent Advocate
801-281-4425 or toll-free 877-335-4627
Consult about your rights in IEPs; will attend IEPs and advocate for you if needed. Ask for Sherilin Rowley.

Lindon Care and Training
Residential facility for individuals who have cognitive impairments. Lindon, UT.

Medallion Manor
Residential facility for adults eighteen years and older who have developmental disabilities. Provo, UT.

Mesa Vista
Home for individuals with cognitive disabilities between the ages of 10-92. Orem, UT.

National Council on Independent Living
Directory of Locations for
Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)
Centers for Independent Living (CILs)

Neighborhood Housing Authority
801-373-8333 ext. 108
Provides housing units for women in crisis, people with disabilities, the elderly, and families with low-incomes. Provo, UT.

801-830-1300 or 830-1200
BYU program for college-age students with disabilities. Students are involved in work programs, institute classes, and classroom situations.

Project TURN
These organizations provide residential services, consultants, supported employment, community integration, and day treatment programs for individuals with autism.

Provo Care Center
is a facility that cares for individuals who have cognitive and physical disabilities. This is not a nursing home. Visits with the residents are from 9:30 to 2 p.m.

Recreation & Rehabilitation (RAH)
Works with children, teens and adults who have developmental and/or physical disabilities, by teaching them interpersonal skills and helping them be a part of the community.

Provides care and a break for parents and family members caring for family members with special needs.

Scenic View Center
Residential living center for adult males who have learning disabilities. The mission of the center is to teach the men skills to lead more independent and fulfilling lives. Provo, UT.

Self-Determination Inc.
Works with people 18 and up to improve and provide self-sufficiency.

Tophams Tiny Tots Center
Home for individuals ages four to twenty-seven who have a disability. Orem, UT.

Tri Connections Service
Community outreach program for adults who have disabilities. Provo, UT.

UCAT – Utah Center for Assistive Technology
Computer and assistive technology for people with disabilities

University of Utah Center for Disability Services
For students attending the University of Utah

Utah Independent Living Center
Assistance for people with disabilities in independent living (advocacy, support groups, recreational activities, funding source for increased independence). They offer a summer series on independent living skills for individuals age 14-22.

Utah State Developmental Center
Home for the developmentally disabled. American Fork, UT.

Utah State Hospital
Hospital for individuals suffering from mental illness or who have developmental disabilities. Provo, UT.

Vocational Rehabilitation
This is the general number to find the office that services people in your area).