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Bear River Association of Governments

Address

170 North Main
Logan, UT 84321

(435) 752-7242

brag.utah.gov

Description:

A multi-purpose government association and organization, utilizing the combined resources of three counties (Cache, Box Elder and Rich), to provide a more effective means for planning and development of the physical, economic, and human resources of the region. Services include weatherization and RSVP programs, home rehabilitation grants, indigent and non-emergency medical transportation, veteran benefits assistance, COVID-19 related mortgage payment assistance, utility service payment assistance (HEAT) and area agencies on aging services.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and state guidelines.

AKA:

BRAG

Hours:

M - F 8 am - 5 pm

Related Resources

Date of Official Change:

December 7, 2021

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

170 North Main
Logan, UT 84321

Mailing

170 North Main
Logan, UT 84321

Contacts

Box Elder Appointments

(435) 723-1116

Brian Carver

Director, Community & Economic Development

(435) 713-1420

brianc@brag.utah.gov

Cache County Appointments

(435) 713-1444

Carolyn Reed

Director, Area Agency on Aging

(435) 713-1460

Debra Crowther

Veteran Services

(435) 713-1462

deborahc@brag.utah.gov

Hannah Cragun

Director of RSVP

(435) 760-4472

hannah.cragun@sunshineterrace.com

HEAT Link

jobs.utah.gov/housing/scso/seal/heat.html

HEAT Program

Housing Crisis Intake Staff

Housing Crisis Assistance Caseworker

(435) 713-1410

emergencyrent@brag.utah.gov

Jeff Kearl

Emergency Home Repair Program

(435) 713-1422

Jesse Waite

Weatherization Program

(435) 713-1450

Perry BRAG Office

(435) 723-1111

Rich County Appointments

(877) 772-7242

Spanish Relay

(888) 346-3162

Toll-free Mobility/Medical Voucher Program

(877) 772-7242

VITA Appointments

(435) 713-1448

Weatherization

(435) 713-1450

Zac Covington

Director, Mobility Management Program

(435) 713-1423

zacc@brag.utah.gov

Phone Numbers

Main

(435) 752-7242

Fax

(435) 752-6962

Toll Free

(877) 772-7242

Legal Status:

Government - Regional

Description

Services include information, assistance, individual counseling, support groups, training, respite and some medical equipment and/or supplies to individuals 60+ years of age, their families and caregivers. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

Hours

M - F 8 am - 5 pm

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Residents 60+ years of age, their families and caregivers.

Fees

No cost

Intake Procedure

Walk in, call, email, or visit website. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

  • Utah
    • Box Elder County
      • Cache County
        • Rich County

        Contact

        Name:
        Carolyn Reed
        Title:
        Director, Area Agency on Aging
        Phone:
        435-713-1460
        Email:
        Carolynr@brag.utah.gov
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        Description

        Provide a forum to identify, discuss, study, and resolve area-wide planning and development concerns. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

        Hours

        M - F 8 am - 5 pm

        Required Documents

        None

        Eligibility

        Residents of Cache, Box Elder, and Rich counties.

        Fees

        No cost

        Intake Procedure

        Walk in, call, email, or visit website. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

        • Utah
          • Box Elder County
            • Cache County
              • Rich County
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TN-2500) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              Provides funding to address inadequate housing. Low to moderate income families may borrow any amount of money at low interest rates to make needed and eligible repairs. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

              Hours

              M - F 8 am - 5 pm

              Required Documents

              Application

              Eligibility

              80% of AMI and 18+ years of age.

              Fees

              No cost

              Intake Procedure

              Call or go online for application. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

              • Utah
                • Box Elder County
                  • Cache County
                    • Rich County

                    Contact

                    Name:
                    Jeff Kearl
                    Title:
                    Emergency Home Repair Program
                    Phone:
                    435-713-1422
                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-3000.3550-350) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Special Notes/Funding

                    Mobility Voucher Program

                    Description

                    Mileage reimbursement to rural families working to better their situation, limited to $800 annually. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                    Hours

                    M - F 8 am - 5 pm

                    Required Documents

                    Call, email, or visit website for information.

                    Eligibility

                    Income at 200% of poverty level or less, must have a child under 18, must live in rural part of the county.

                    Fees

                    Vary

                    Intake Procedure

                    Call, email or visit website for information. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                    Geography Served

                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                    • Utah
                      • Box Elder County
                        • Cache County
                          • Rich County
                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BT-4500.6500-350) and related services within the Service Tree.

                          Description

                          Provides short-term mortgage payment assistance for homeowners primary residence and impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                          Hours

                          M - F 8 am - 5 pm

                          Required Documents

                          Intake packet, and the following for all household members: Social Security/Permanent Resident Cards, Birth Certificates, photo ID (over 18), and proof of income for those under 60. Documents supporting crisis (unemployment status, medical bills), proof of home ownership (title, deed, or tax notice) and Notice of Default.

                          Eligibility

                          Must be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and earn less than 80% of the Area Median Family Income (AMFI). Due to limited funds, priority will be given to those households with one or more of the following: Notice of Default, below 50% AMFI, include one or more persons with disabilities, one or more elderly persons, one or more children under 6 months, or households was approved the previous month but did not receive assistance. Please visit website for specific income guidelines.

                          Fees

                          No cost

                          Intake Procedure

                          Call or visit website for more information about the program and application processes, and intake packet. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                          Geography Served

                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                          • Utah
                            • Box Elder County
                              • Cache County
                                • Rich County

                                Contact

                                Name:
                                Jesse Waite
                                Title:
                                Weatherization Program
                                Phone:
                                435-713-1450
                                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-3800.5000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                Special Notes/Funding

                                Medical Voucher Program

                                Description

                                Reimburses mileage to medical appointments, limited to $400 per year. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                                Hours

                                M - F 8 am - 5 pm

                                Required Documents

                                Call for information.

                                Eligibility

                                Income below 150% of poverty and 60+ years of age or disabled.

                                Fees

                                Vary

                                Intake Procedure

                                Call, email, or visit website. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                                Geography Served

                                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                                • Utah
                                  • Box Elder County
                                    • Cache County
                                      • Rich County
                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BT-4500.6500-500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                      Special Notes/Funding

                                      The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

                                      Description

                                      An RSVP volunteer provides companionship through in-person visits, phone calls, or letter writing, per the client's level of comfort. RSVP volunteers also provide respite (temporary relief for disabled/dementia caregivers) for caregivers. RSVP Volunteers are a liaison to provide information about community resources, such as grocery shopping, transportation, and other services necessary to maintain independence. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                                      Hours

                                      M - F 9 am - 5 pm

                                      Required Documents

                                      Call or email for more information.

                                      Eligibility

                                      Call if interested in being a volunteer or a client who needs a volunteer. Volunteers must be 55 and older, preferably retired or desire to provide at least 1 hour of community service a week, with flexible hours. Clients served are homebound, disabled, isolated, or otherwise would like companionship or respite relief. Volunteers undergo a criminal background check. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                                      Fees

                                      No cost

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Call or email if interested in being a volunteer or a client who needs a volunteer. COVID-19 UPDATE: With client and volunteer approval, companionship visits are conducted outside, socially distanced, and with masks. Future services coming this fall include grocery and pharmacy delivery.

                                      Geography Served

                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                                      • Utah
                                        • Box Elder County
                                          • Cache County
                                            • Rich County

                                            Contact

                                            Name:
                                            Hannah Cragun
                                            Title:
                                            Director of RSVP
                                            Phone:
                                            435-760-4472
                                            Email:
                                            hannah.cragun@sunshineterrace.com
                                            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-9200.8000-700) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                            Special Notes/Funding

                                            HEAT Crisis Assistance Program

                                            Description

                                            Provides year-round energy assistance and energy related crisis assistance for eligible low-income households throughout Utah. The program runs each year from October 1 through September 30. A one-time benefit is provided per year per household, up to two utility accounts. Administers the Utility Moratorium Program to prevent winter utility shut-off between November 15 and March 15 of each winter. For a limited time, those who qualify for utility payment assistance, may also qualify for water and/or cooling payment assistance. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                                            Hours

                                            M - F 8 am - 5 pm

                                            Required Documents

                                            Photo ID for primary applicant, Social Security cards for everyone in the household, most recent utility bills, proof of ALL household income from previous month. Optional documents which may increase HEAT benefit: proof of medical expenses paid the previous month, proof of child support and/or alimony paid previous month, proof of disability, birth certificate for a child in home age 5 or under

                                            Eligibility

                                            Crisis Assistance (available in the off-season of the HEAT program) eligibility: for those experiencing unforeseen emergency situations; eligibility is decided on a case-by-case basis. Regular HEAT season (from November - April) eligibility: total household income at 150% of the federal poverty level or below, household is responsible for paying home energy costs, and household contains at least one US citizen or qualified non-citizen. Help available to household one time from November to April.

                                            Fees

                                            No cost

                                            Intake Procedure

                                            Call specific county numbers or visit website. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come first-served basis beginning November 1st.

                                            Languages

                                            Spanish via relay

                                            Geography Served

                                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                                            • Utah
                                              • Box Elder County
                                                • Cache County
                                                  • Rich County
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BV-8900.9300) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                  Description

                                                  Provides detailed information or to connect a veteran or caregiver of a veteran to veteran's benefits and services. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                                                  Hours

                                                  M - F 8 am - 5 pm

                                                  Required Documents

                                                  Call or email for information.

                                                  Eligibility

                                                  U.S. military veterans, their families and caregivers.

                                                  Fees

                                                  No cost

                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                  Walk in, call, email or visit website. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                                                  Geography Served

                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                                                  • Utah
                                                    • Box Elder County
                                                      • Cache County
                                                        • Rich County

                                                        Contact

                                                        Name:
                                                        Debra Crowther
                                                        Title:
                                                        Veteran Services
                                                        Phone:
                                                        435-713-1462
                                                        Email:
                                                        deborahc@brag.utah.gov
                                                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FT-1000.9000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                        Description

                                                        Furnace repair or replaced, insulation, windows. Generally, a one-time program. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                                                        Hours

                                                        M - F 8 am - 5 pm

                                                        Required Documents

                                                        Application

                                                        Eligibility

                                                        Individuals, families, elderly persons (60 years of age or older), and the handicapped who are poor and meeting 125 percent or less of the current federal poverty income guidelines are eligible to participate in the Weatherization Assistance Program. However, priority is given to the elderly and handicapped, high-energy consumption, emergency situations, and where pre-school children are present.

                                                        Fees

                                                        No cost

                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                        Call for more information about the application. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                                                        Geography Served

                                                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                                                        • Utah
                                                          • Box Elder County
                                                            • Cache County
                                                              • Rich County

                                                              Contact

                                                              Name:
                                                              Jesse Waite
                                                              Title:
                                                              Weatherization Program
                                                              Phone:
                                                              435-713-1450
                                                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-3000.1800-950) and related services within the Service Tree.

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