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Community Action Services and Food Bank - Provo

Address

815 South Freedom Boulevard (200 W)
Provo, UT 84601

(801) 373-8200

communityactionprovo.org

Description:

A non-profit organization that provides emergency assistance and long-term support to help families in poverty become self-reliant.

AKA:

Community Action, CASFB

Hours:

M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

Date of Official Change:

May 17, 2022

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

815 South Freedom Boulevard (200 W)
Provo, UT 84601

Mailing

815 South Freedom Boulevard (200 W)
Provo, UT 84601

Contacts

Charmagne Wixom

Home Buyer and Financial Literacy

(801) 691-5241

cwixom@communityactionuc.org

Circles Program

(801) 691-5287

Dave Smith

Food Bank Director

Emergency Rent Assistance

(801) 691-5238

Karen McCandless

Executive Director

casfb@communityactionuc.org

Phone Numbers

Main

(801) 373-8200

Fax

(801) 373-8228

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Special Notes/Funding

Circles Utah Valley

Description

12-week class, followed by long-term social support and access to resources. Meet weekly at American Fork, Provo, or Salem. Individuals in the Circles program are paired with an intentional friend to help individuals work on goals to move out of poverty. Circles provide free dinner each week and childcare during the meeting.

Availability

www.facebook.com/circlesuv

Hours

M - F 9 am - 5 pm

Required Documents

If on Medicaid or food stamps: Photo ID "My Case" from Department of Workforce Services. If not, bring: proof of income/public benefits, social security cards, birth certificates, photo ID

Eligibility

For low-income individuals who are struggling to find a way out of poverty. 150% or below the poverty line.

Fees

No cost to participate.

Intake Procedure

Call to set up a meeting.

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
    • Utah County
    Click here to see this service (PH-1400.5000-050) and related services within the Service Tree.

    Description

    Provides fee assistance for birth certificates or driver license for those who qualify.

    Hours

    M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

    Required Documents

    None

    Eligibility

    Must have a need (lost item, need for a job) and are unable to afford the cost.

    Fees

    No cost

    Intake Procedure

    Must schedule an intake interview.

    Languages

    Spanish

    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
      • Utah County
      Click here to see this service (DF-7020.1000) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      Provides gasoline ($20/12 month period) or UTA tokens (max of 4 at each visit), both for verifiable employment purposes or emergency medical appointments.

      Hours

      M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

      Required Documents

      Proof of registration, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance

      Eligibility

      Funds only available for emergency medical and employment interview (with proof of interview appointment).

      Fees

      No cost

      Intake Procedure

      Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted.

      Languages

      Spanish, Vietnamese

      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
        • Utah County
        Click here to see this service (BT-8300.1000) and related services within the Service Tree.

        Description

        Provides Deseret Industries clothing vouchers for those in need of work clothing or someone with an emergency need for clothing.

        Hours

        M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

        Required Documents

        Details about required documentation will be given once an appointment has been made.

        Eligibility

        Utah County residents

        Fees

        No cost

        Intake Procedure

        Walk-ins welcome

        Languages

        Spanish

        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
          • Utah County
          Click here to see this service (BM-6500.1500-130) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          Provides community garden plots for families to grow fresh produce. Renters are responsible for watering, weeding, and maintaining plot. There are four community gardens all located in Provo.

          Hours

          M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

          Required Documents

          None

          Eligibility

          No restrictions, open to the public.

          Fees

          $15 fee to rent a plot for the season.

          Intake Procedure

          Contact David Wright to reserve a plot.

          Languages

          Spanish

          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
            • Utah County
            Click here to see this service (BD-2600.1500) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Provides fee assistance for birth certificates or driver license for those who qualify.

            Hours

            M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

            Required Documents

            None

            Eligibility

            Must have a need (lost item, need for a job) and are unable to afford the cost.

            Fees

            No cost

            Intake Procedure

            Must schedule an intake interview

            Languages

            Spanish

            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
              • Utah County
              Click here to see this service (DF-7020.1800) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              Provides food items to individuals and families in need.

              Hours

              M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

              Required Documents

              Details about required documentation will be given once an appointment has been made.

              Eligibility

              No restrictions for the first visit. Any returning visit will require proof of income and family size. Qualified individuals can access services every 2 weeks and re-certify based on income every 3 months. Households must demonstrate there is a need for emergency food assistance due to circumstance beyond their control.

              Fees

              No cost

              Intake Procedure

              Walk-ins welcome

              Languages

              Spanish T&Th

              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
                • Utah County
                Click here to see this service (BD-1800.2000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                Description

                Provides gasoline ($20/12 month period) or UTA tokens (max of 4 at each visit), both for verifiable employment purposes or emergency medical appointments.

                Hours

                M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

                Required Documents

                Proof of registration, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance

                Eligibility

                Funds only available for emergency medical and employment interview (with proof of interview appointment).

                Fees

                No cost

                Intake Procedure

                Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted

                Languages

                Spanish, Vietnamese

                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
                  • Utah County
                  Click here to see this service (BT-8300.2500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                  Description

                  Provides Deseret Industries clothing vouchers for those in need of work clothing or someone with an emergency need for clothing.

                  Hours

                  M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

                  Required Documents

                  Photo ID, verification of need

                  Eligibility

                  Utah County residents

                  Fees

                  No cost

                  Intake Procedure

                  Walk-ins welcome

                  Languages

                  Spanish, Vietnamese

                  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
                    • Utah County
                    Click here to see this service (BM-6500.1500-250) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    Provides emergency shelter through motel vouchers to families who qualify. Must be able to prove custody of child/children.

                    Hours

                    M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

                    Required Documents

                    Photo ID, verification of guardianship of minors, verification of 3rd trimester. Other documents may be required.

                    Eligibility

                    Emergency shelter provided for families with 100% legal and physical custody of children. Women in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy. Individuals that have been prescreened by the Transitional Services Office at Deseret Industries. Other eligibility criteria may apply.

                    Fees

                    No cost

                    Intake Procedure

                    Walk-ins welcome

                    Languages

                    Spanish, Vietnamese

                    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
                      • Utah County
                      Click here to see this service (BH-1800.5000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                      Description

                      Fosters self reliance by providing one on one counseling on budgeting, saving, credit and debt counseling.

                      Hours

                      M - Th 9 am - 2 pm

                      Required Documents

                      None

                      Eligibility

                      No restrictions.

                      Fees

                      No cost.

                      Intake Procedure

                      Call or walk-in for intake appointment.

                      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
                        • Utah County

                        Contact

                        Name:
                        Charmagne Wixom
                        Description:
                        Home Buyer and Financial Literacy
                        Phone:
                        801-691-5241
                        Email:
                        cwixom@communityactionuc.org
                        Click here to see this service (DM-6500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                        Description

                        Provides rental deposit or rental payment assistance to individuals and families that qualify.

                        Hours

                        M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

                        Required Documents

                        Proof of past and future income from the last 3 months, proof of other resources like help from family or church, proof of housing or imminent homeless situation, proof of spending, identification for household members (ID, birth certificate, and social security cards). Additional documents may be required.

                        Eligibility

                        Generally assists individuals with children under 18, however, may be available to assist individuals without children.

                        Fees

                        No cost

                        Intake Procedure

                        Call to schedule an appointment

                        Languages

                        Spanish, Vietnamese

                        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
                          • Utah County
                          Click here to see this service (BH-3800.7250) and related services within the Service Tree.

                          Description

                          Provides rental deposit or rental payment assistance to individuals and families that qualify. COVID-19 UPDATE: Open for emergency food, housing and shelter services only during normal business hours. Temporary Rental Assistance is available to those directly affected by COVID-19 and is now open to those who are receiving unemployment benefits. Additional funding has been received and eligibility requirements have changed. Those who quality can receive up to $2000 for rent and utility purposes.

                          Hours

                          M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

                          Required Documents

                          Proof of past and future income from the last 3 months, proof of other resources like help from family or church, proof of housing or imminent homeless situation, proof of spending, identification for household members (ID, birth certificate, and social security cards). Additional documents may be required. COVID-19 UPDATE: Must provide verification of Unemployment Benefit

                          Eligibility

                          General assists individuals with children under 18, however, may be available to assist individuals without children. COVID-19 UPDATE: Must have a combined gross income at or below 100% AMI and have experienced a documented COVID-19 loss of income or financial hardship. Funds can be used for the following expenses incurred from March 1, 2020 - December 30, 2020: Rent, Utilities (water, sewer, electrical, gas) Security Deposits, arrears (payments made for housing assistance over 30 days past due) is allowable for those that didn't receive an unemployment benefit for the months seeking arrearages, late fees.

                          Fees

                          No cost

                          Intake Procedure

                          Call to schedule an appointment. COVID-19 UPDATE: Open for emergency food, housing and shelter services only during normal business hours. Temporary Rental Assistance is available to those directly affected by COVID-19 and is now open to those who are receiving unemployment benefits. Additional funding has been received and eligibility requirements have changed. Those who quality can receive up to $2000 for rent and utility purposes.

                          Languages

                          Spanish, Vietnamese

                          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
                            • Utah County

                            Contact

                            Name:
                            Emergency Rent Assistance
                            Phone:
                            801-691-5238
                            Click here to see this service (BH-3800.7000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                            Description

                            Provides a turkey to families in need starting on November 9th.

                            Hours

                            M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

                            Required Documents

                            None

                            Eligibility

                            Special eligibility requirements may apply, call for information.

                            Fees

                            No cost

                            Intake Procedure

                            Call for information

                            Languages

                            Spanish

                            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
                              • Utah County
                              Click here to see this service (PH-2950.8500-850) and related services within the Service Tree.

                              Description

                              Provides Deseret Industries clothing vouchers for those in need of work clothing or someone with an emergency need for clothing.

                              Hours

                              M - Th 8 am - 4pm; F 8 am - 3 pm

                              Required Documents

                              Photo ID, verification of need

                              Eligibility

                              Utah County residents

                              Fees

                              No cost

                              Intake Procedure

                              Walk-ins welcome

                              Languages

                              Spanish, Vietnamese

                              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
                                • Utah County
                                Click here to see this service (BM-6500.1500-950) and related services within the Service Tree.

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