Senior Help Guide | MAG

MAG Senior Help Guide

Information and resources for Utah, Wasatch, & Summit counties

All resources are listed by category or type of service/resource. Select a category below for a list of available services and resources.
If you need additional assistance, call our Senior Helpline at 801-229-3804.


AARP

1-866-448--3616

  http://states.aarp.org/category/utah/

6975 Union Park Center, Suite 320 Midvale, UT 84047 Map

Services: Driver improvement courses, voter education, and federal/state tax return assistance. Legislative volunteers monitor significant bills which impact older Utahns and their families. State Office in Midvale houses a senior resource library.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Advocacy  Education 


Ability First

801-373-5044

  http://Ability1stUtah.org

491 North 200 West Provo, UT 84601 Map

Services: Information, referrals, peer support, mentoring, individual advocacy, systems change advocacy, life skills training, and assistive technology equipment to help disabled individuals increase their independence in the community. Serves Juab, Wasatch, Sanpete, and Utah Counties. Intake process required to apply.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Advocacy  Assistive Technology and Equipment  Disability Services  Education 


American Red Cross (Utah County)

801-373-7000 or 1-800-328-9272

  https://www.redcross.org/local/utah.html

1190 Spring Creek Place, B1 Springville, UT 84663 Map

Services: Emergency Services Program coordinates Volunteer Disaster Action Teams that provide food, clothing, and lodging to help families affected by a disaster. Seminars on community disaster preparedness education. CPR and First Aid training, and HIV prevention and educational training.

Fees: Varies

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Education  Emergency Assistance 


BYU Continuing Education

801-422-8925

  https://ce.byu.edu/catalog

770 E University Pkwy<br>Harmon Building Provo, UT 84602 Map

Services: Classes, workshops and courses for adults.

Fees: $25 per class for seniors age 55+.

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Education 


Centro Hispano

801-655-0258

  https://www.centrohispanouc.org/

650 West 100 North Provo, UT 84601 Map

Services: Provides bilingual services to Hispanic community members such as, walk-in consultations for information and referrals, free adult education classes, legal assessments, low-income tax payer assistance, and health promotion and wellness activities.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Education  Information and Referral  Legal Services 


Community Action Services and Food Bank

801-373-8200

  http://www.communityactionprovo.org

Services: Crisis assistance including food assistance, emergency shelter, rent assistance, utility assistance, transportation assistance (gas and bus tokens), employment assistance, homeless assistance, and self-sufficiency education. Provides assistance in obtaining an identification card, driver license or birth certificate. Services may vary at each location.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Education  Emergency Assistance  Financial Assistance  Food Assistance  Housing Options  Transportation 

Coalville
435-336-4277
  None
17 South Main Street Coalville, UT 84017 Map
Counties Served: Summit County
Oakley
None
  None
960 W Center Street Oakley, UT 84055 Map
Services: Mondays & Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Counties Served: Summit County
Orem
801-373-8200
  None
93 N 400 East Orem, UT 84097 Map
Services: M & W from 3-6 p.m. Enter NW door of the Senior Center only.
Counties Served: Utah County
Provo
801-373-8200
  http://www.communityactionprovo.org
815 South 200 West Provo, UT 84606 Map
Counties Served: Utah County
Springville
None
  None
105 S 400 E Springville, UT Map
Counties Served: Utah County
Wasatch County
435-654-2182
  None
34 West 200 South, Suite 4 Heber City, UT 84032 Map
Counties Served: Wasatch County

Computer Help Labs

Services: Computer help labs are available to help anyone increase their computer skills.

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Education 

Adopt-a-Computer
801-691-5375
  None
Services: Complete 10 hours of time in one of the computer help labs to earn a free desktop computer. Contact digitalinclusion@unitedwayuc.org or 801-691-5375 to learn more.
Counties Served: Utah County
South Franklin Community Center
(801) 691-5347
  https://southfranklincc.org/programs/programs-all
770 South 700 West Provo, UT 84603 Map
Services: Various classes such as digital inclusion, Zumba, job skills etc. Space is limited in class. Contact to enroll.
Counties Served: Utah County

Driver Safety Program - AARP

1-800-350-7025

  https://www.aarpdriversafety.org/

Services: Safe driving course for individuals age 50+ that reviews defensive driving skills. Course sponsored by AARP. Those who attend will earn auto insurance discounts.

Fees: $10

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Education 


Family Support Treatment Center

801-229-1181

  http://www.utahvalleyfamilysupport.org

1255 North 1200 West Orem, UT 84057 Map

Services: Individual, group, and family therapy, crisis respite nursery, parenting classes, prevention education, and adoption respite.

Fees: Varies. Accepts Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance.

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Education  Mental Health Services 


Health Departments

Services: Blood pressure and cholesterol screening, cancer screening, womens health clinics, birth and death certificates, communicable disease control, immunization clinics, sexually transmitted disease clinic, substance abuse prevention education, and environmental services. Services may vary.

Fees: Varies

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Education  Health Care  Mental Health Services 

North County Office
801-851-7333
  http://www.health.utahcounty.gov
599 South 500 East American Fork, UT 84003 Map
Counties Served: Utah County
Payson Office
801-851-7351
  www.health.utahcounty.gov
285 N 1250 E 3rd floor Payson, UT 84651 Map
Counties Served: Utah County
Summit County Health Department - Coalville
435-336-3234
  https://summitcountyhealth.org/
85 North 50 East Coalville, UT 84017 Map
Counties Served: Summit County
Summit County Health Department - Kamas
435-783-3161
  https://summitcountyhealth.org/
110 North Main Street Kamas, UT 84036 Map
Counties Served: Summit County
Summit County Health Department - Park City
435-333-1500
  https://summitcountyhealth.org/
650 Round Valley Drive
Counties Served: Summit County
Utah County Health Department
801-851-3000
  http://www.utahcountyhealth.org
151 South University Ave. Provo, UT 84601 Map
Counties Served: Utah County
Wasatch County Health Department
435-657-3307
  http://www.wasatchcountyhd.org
55 South 500 East Heber City, UT 84032 Map
Counties Served: Wasatch County

LDS Employment Resource Services

888-818-4484

  http://www.ldsjobs.org

Services: Helps people become economically self-reliant through employment, education, and self-employment. Provides coaching, workshops, network groups, and community resources.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Education  Employment  Information and Referral 

American Fork
801-756-6079
  https://www.ldsjobs.org
437 S 500 E American Fork, UT 84003 Map
Provo
801-818-6161
  https://www.latterdaysaintjobs.org/ers/ct/center/68422?lang=eng
702 W Columbia Ln Provo, UT 84604 Map
Springville
801-491-7379
  https://www.ldsjobs.org
1672 W 700 S Springville, UT 84663 Map

Living Well Classes

1-888-222-2542

  https://healthyaging.utah.gov/livingwell/

Services: Classes designed for individuals dealing with chronic conditions such as asthma, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, chronic pain, etc. Classes held once a week for six weeks. Call or visit website for current schedule.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Caregiving  Chronic Disease Information and Support  Education 


Mountainland Applied Technology College

801-753-6282

  https://mtec.edu/

2301 West Ashton Blvd. Lehi, UT 84043 Map

Services: Career and technical education and training to help individuals enter the work force.

Fees: Varies based on individual courses.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County

Related Categories:  Education 


NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness

1-877-230-6264

  https://www.namiut.org

1600 West 2200 South, Suite 202 West Valley, UT 84119 Map

Services: Education programs and support groups for families and individuals with mental health issues.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Chronic Disease Information and Support  Education  Mental Health Services 


Stepping On

801-851-7035

  https://livingwell.utah.gov/program.php?topic=stepon

Services: Classes designed for individuals 60+ who have had a fall, or are concerned about falling. Individuals will review skills to help them become more confident in their mobility. Classes held once a week for seven weeks, call for current schedule.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Education 


USU Extension

  http://extension.usu.edu

Services: Consumer information on food and nutrition (i.e. food safety and storage, cooking for one, quick/low cost cooking, canning, etc.), financial education (i.e. budgeting, debt management, tax preparation, organizing important paper work, etc.), and gardening (i.e. education, plants and insect identification).

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Education  Financial Assistance 

USU Summit County Office
435-336-3217
  https://extension.usu.edu/summit/
45 E 100 N Coalville, UT 84017 Map
Services: Various classes held ranging from financial to life skills.
Counties Served: Summit County
Utah County Office
385-268-6530
  https://extension.usu.edu/utah/
1426 E 750 N, Suite 202 Orem, UT 84097 Map
Counties Served: Utah County
Wasatch County Office
435-657-3235
  https://extension.usu.edu/wasatch/
55 South 500 East Heber City, UT 84032 Map
Counties Served: Wasatch County

Utah Independent Living Center

1-800-355-2195

  https://uilc.org/en/

3445 South Main Street Salt Lake City, UT 84115 Map

Services: Assists persons with disabilities to achieve greater independence by providing services and activities which enhance independent living skills and promote the public's understanding, accommodation, and acceptance of their rights, needs and abilities. Serves Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele Counties.

Counties Served: Summit County

Related Categories:  Advocacy  Assistive Technology and Equipment  Disability Services  Education 


Utah Legal Services

801-374-6766 or 1-800-662-4245

  https://www.utahlegalservices.org/

455 North University Ave., Suite100 Provo, UT 84601 Map

Services: Nonprofit law office for noncriminal cases (i.e. domestic, housing, elder law, consumer, employment, and public benefit cases). Legal representation, advocacy, education, and free legal clinics.

Fees: None. Must meet low-income guidelines.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Advocacy  Education  Legal Services 


UVU Community and Continuing Education

801-863-8012

  https://www.uvu.edu/ce/

Services: Non-credit educational and recreational enrichment courses for adults.

Fees: Varies depending on course.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County

Related Categories:  Education 


UVU Elder Quest

801-361-0033

  https://www.uvu.edu/communityed/elder/

800 West University Parkway MS 134 Orem, UT 0 Map

Services: Non-credit educational and recreational courses for adults age 55+.

Fees: $45

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Education 

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