Mountain Association of Government's Aging & Family Services Department administers (Title XX) Social Services Block Grant Funds for Summit, Utah, and Wasatch Counties.
These monies are federal funds granted through Title XX of the Social Security Act to the State of Utah. These funds are discretionary and can be utilized at the local level to provide social service programs that meet the following goals:
- Achieving or maintaining self sufficiency, including reduction or prevention of dependency;
- Preventing or remedying neglect, abuse, or exploitation of children and adults unable to protect their own interests, or preserving, rehabilitating or reuniting families;
- Preventing or reducing inappropriate institutional care by providing for community-based care, home-based care, or other forms of less intensive care; and
- Securing referral or admission for institutional care when other forms of care are not appropriate or providing services to individuals in institutions.