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Utah Youth Village

Address

5800 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84121

(801) 272-9980

youthvillage.org

Description:

Provides support services to youth and families facing challenging life circumstances using evidence based solutions to positively influence healthy behaviors in specialized family homes, therapeutic foster homes, in-home services, two therapeutic schools, homes for refugee children, mentoring program, online parenting resources, and customized coaching sessions.




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

Hours:

Office hours: M - F 9 am - 5 pm

Date of Official Change:

December 10, 2020

Volunteer Opportunities:

AIB, AIS, APB, AXH, CTP, DAH, DAR, DIS, DTX, GHX, MIR, MSR, MT1, MT2, MT3, NBG, NBT, NCA, NCC, NCN, NFG, NFT, NFW, NGT, NNC, NNC, NPS, NRG, NRI, NRX, NT2, NT3, NT4, NTA, NTC, NTE, NTX, OVH, OVR, SIR, TFT, YIB, YPB, YTM

Address Listings

Mailing

5800 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84121

Physical (Primary)

5800 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84121

Contacts

Jenny Swensen

Jodi Morris

Becoming a Foster Parent

jkmorris@youthvillage.org

Kevin Rusch

Donations and Events, Marketing, Outreach, and Public Information

(801) 308-1056

krusch@youthvillage.org

Lisa Peterson

Placement

(801) 308-1077

lpeterson@youthvillage.org

Meliss Schmitz

Marketing and Christmas Sub-for-Santa

(801) 308-1073

mschmitz@youthvillage.org

Wayne Arner

Families First Director

warner@youthvillage.org

Phone Numbers

Main

(801) 272-9980

Fax

(801) 272-9976

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Special Notes/Funding

Mentoring Program

Description

Uses the Teaching Family Model to increase the well-being of the youth and children served. Contracted with the Department of Human Services, the program is available to youth and children referred through DHS, or those in the general public through private payment. Support includes but is not limited to: Academic support and tutoring, advocacy and positive role modeling, guidance and basic natural environment teaching, promotion of a youth's interests, transportation and supervision at pre-approved appointments or extracurricular activities, and other services that are pre-approved in writing by case manager. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

Hours

M - F 9 am - 5 pm

Required Documents

Referral documentation where applicable

Eligibility

Those youth's referred by the Department of Human Services or the general public in certain circumstances.

Fees

Vary for those who private pay.

Intake Procedure

Please call with questions or to set an appointment. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

Geography Served

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    Contact

    Name:
    Jenny Swensen
    Phone:
    801-361-7046
    Email:
    jswensen@youthvillage.org
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    Special Notes/Funding

    Alpine Academy is for teen girls. Lakeview Campus is for teen boys.

    Description

    Operates a number of homes throughout the Salt Lake Valley along with residential schools, Alpine Academy and Lakeview Campus. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

    Hours

    M - F 9 am - 5 pm

    Required Documents

    Call for information

    Eligibility

    Must be 18 years or younger

    Fees

    Vary

    Intake Procedure

    Call, email, or visit website. Operates a number of homes throughout the Salt Lake Valley along with residential schools, Alpine Academy and Lakeview Campus. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

    Geography Served

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      Description

      In-home services for families with troubled children. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

      Hours

      M - F 9 am - 5 pm

      Required Documents

      Call for information

      Eligibility

      Call, email, or visit website.

      Fees

      Varies by service and needs

      Intake Procedure

      Call during office hours to be set up. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

      Languages

      Spanish

      Geography Served

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        Description

        Families First Program provides evidence-based, in-home parent-skill based intervention to teach parents and youth skills to change unwanted behavior and improve family functioning. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

        Hours

        M - F 9 am - 5 pm

        Required Documents

        Complete online referral form

        Eligibility

        Children who have a variety of behavioral and/or emotional problems

        Fees

        Vary

        Intake Procedure

        Call during office hours to be set up. Online referral form for professionals available through website. Families First Program provides evidence-based, in-home parent-skill based intervention to teach parents and youth skills to change unwanted behavior and improve family functioning. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

        Languages

        Spanish

        Geography Served

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          Special Notes/Funding

          Parenting for Success & Smarter Parenting (online only).

          Description

          Provides classes based on the Teaching-Family Model through resources on the website. The website focuses on 9 specific issues topics and 14 parenting lessons. Resources combine instructional videos with a bulleted article. COVID-19 UPDATE: Class now operates online.

          Hours

          M - F 9 am - 5 pm

          Required Documents

          None

          Eligibility

          Call or email for more information

          Fees

          Online classes offered free on website at www.smarterparenting.com

          Intake Procedure

          Call, email, or visit website to register for the class. Online classes offered free on website. COVID-19 UPDATE- Class now operates online.

          Languages

          Spanish

          Geography Served

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            Description

            Residential group homes for adolescent boys and girls, therapeutic foster homes for latency and adolescent boys and girls described as pre-delinquent, delinquent, or emotionally disturbed, in-home services available for families experiencing problems with their children and difficulties in their home. Agency partners with Catholic Community Services to provide foster homes and families for refugee children from war-torn countries all over the world. COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines.

            Hours

            M - F 9 am - 5 pm

            Required Documents

            Call, email, visit website or submit online referral form

            Eligibility

            Infant up to 18 years old

            Fees

            Vary

            Intake Procedure

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

            Geography Served

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