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.


AAA Fair Credit Foundation

801-483-0999 or 800-351-4195

  https://faircredit.org

230 W 200 S, Ste. 3104 Salt Lake City, UT 84101 Map

Services: HUD-approved nonprofit organization that provides confidential financial guidance counseling, HUD-approved homebuyer education and foreclosure prevention counseling, debt management relief programs, financial literacy education, Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) and other programs that promote financial capability.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Education  Financial Assistance  Housing Options 


Assurance Wireless

1-888-321-5880

  https://www.assurancewireless.com/

Services: Prepaid cell phone and service at no cost for income-eligible households.

Fees: None. Must meet low income and eligibility guidelines.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance 


BenefitsCheckUp (National Council on Aging)

  http://www.benefitscheckup.org

Services: Information regarding enrollment in federal, state, local, and private programs that help pay for prescription drugs, meals, health care, and other needs.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance  Insurance Assistance (Health and Rx) 


Community Action Services and Food Bank

  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  Estate and Mortgage Information  Financial Assistance  Food Assistance  Housing Options  Transportation 

Coalville
435-336-4277
  None
17 South Main Street Coalville, UT 84017 Map
Counties Served: Summit 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

Department of Workforce Services

1-866-435-7414 or 801-526-0950

  www.jobs.utah.gov

Services: Employment support services and career counseling. Help for individuals seeking medical and food assistance programs, housing, veteran and financial services. Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB), Primary Care Network (PCN), and Utah Premium Partnership (UPP).

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Emergency Assistance  Employment  Financial Assistance  Food Assistance  Medicaid 

Heber
None
  None
69 North 600 West, Suite C Heber City, UT 84032 Map
Counties Served: Wasatch County
Lehi
None
  None
557 West State Street Lehi, UT 84043 Map
Counties Served: Utah County
Park City
None
  None
1920 Prospector Avenue #100 Park City, UT 84060 Map
Counties Served: Summit County
Provo
None
  None
1550 North 200 West Provo, UT 84604 Map
Counties Served: Utah County
Spanish Fork
None
  None
1185 North Canyon Creek Parkway Spanish Fork, UT 84660 Map
Counties Served: Utah County

Department of Workforce Services Long-term Care Medicaid

801-344-1711

  http://www.jobs.utah.gov

Services: General information and referrals for Medicaid and long-term care programs including Medicaid Waiver and Nursing Home Medicaid. Assists seniors with application process.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance  Insurance Assistance (Health and Rx)  Medicaid 


Golden Prime Services

801-765-4578

83 North 200 East Provo, UT 84606 Map

Services: Long-term care planning for seniors including Medicaid assistance, Medicare insurance supplements, estate and financial planning, veteran information, and emergency response systems.

Fees: Varies

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Estate and Mortgage Information  Financial Assistance  Insurance Assistance (Health and Rx)  Long-term Care Planning 


HEAT Program

801-229-3855

  http://www.mountainland.org/heat

478 South Geneva Road

Services: The Home Energy Assistance Target program (HEAT) is a federally-funded energy assistance program that provides one-time per season assistance for eligible individuals and families to help them meet the higher costs of energy.

Fees: None. Must meet low income and eligibility guidelines.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance 


Lifeline Support Program

1-800-234-9473

  https://www.lifelinesupport.org/ls/

Services: Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet.
You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet, but not both.

Fees: None. Must meet low-income guidelines. Persons receiving State assistance automatically qualify.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance 


Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

801-655-0258

  https://www.taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/about-us/low-income-taxpayer-clinics-litc/

817 South Freedom Blvd. Provo, UT 84601 Map

Services: Provides free IRS resolution assistance for low-income individuals and families. Does not do current year taxes. This service is ongoing throughout the year and open to the entire community. Languages: Spanish, American Sign Language, Tagalog, Arabic

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance 


Medicaid

801-526-0950

  https://medicaid.utah.gov/

Services: Medicaid is a state/federal program that covers medical expenses for certain groups of people who have limited income and resources. To apply, please call the Department of Workforce Services (DWS): 801-526-0950.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance  Health Care  Insurance Assistance (Health and Rx) 


Medicare Savings Programs

801-526-0950

  https://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/get-help-paying-costs/medicare-savings-programs

Services: Medicare Savings Programs provide assistance with paying Medicare premiums and in some cases, Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B deductibles, coinsurance and copayments. For answers to your questions on how to apply, please call the Department of Workforce Services (DWS): 801-526-0950.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance  Insurance Assistance (Health and Rx)  Medicare 


NeedyMeds

1-800-503-6897

  https://www.needymeds.org/

Services: National non-profit organization that maintains a website of free information on programs that help people who can't afford medications and healthcare costs. Provides a free drug discount card that offers a discount of up to 80% off at participating pharmacies.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance  Insurance Assistance (Health and Rx) 


NeighborWorks Mountain Country Home Solutions

801-375-5820

  https://neighborworksmchs.org/

39 West 300 North Provo, UT 84601 Map

Services: Foreclosure avoidance and remediation counseling, reverse mortgage counseling, home buyer education classes, and budget/finance counseling. Rental properties available for low-income households.

Fees: None. Must meet eligibility guidelines.

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Estate and Mortgage Information  Financial Assistance  Housing Options 


Property Tax Abatement

Services: A tax credit for homeowners and mobile homeowners who meet certain income and resident qualifications.

Fees: None. Application process required.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance 

Summit County
435-336-3267
  https://www.summitcounty.org/1033/Property-Tax-Relief
60 N Main Coalville, UT 84017 Map
Counties Served: Summit County
Utah County
801-851-8225
  https://www.utahcounty.gov/Dept/ClerkAud/Abatements.html
100 East Center Street Provo, UT 84606 Map
Counties Served: Utah County
Wasatch County
435-657-3190
  None
25 N Main Heber City, UT 84032 Map
Counties Served: Wasatch County

Renter Rebate Program

801-297-6254

  https://tax.utah.gov/circuitbreaker/renter-refund

210 North 1950 West

Services: Rental refund program for individuals age 66+ and/or widows and widowers who meet low-income guidelines. Mobile home owners who rent space may also apply.

Fees: None. Application process required.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance 


SafeLink Wireless

1-800-723-3546

  http://www.safelinkwireless.com

Services: Prepaid cell phone and service at no cost for income-eligible households.

Fees: None. Must meet low income and eligibility guidelines.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance 


Salvation Army Utility Assistance

801-969-0526

  https://saltlakecity.salvationarmy.org/salt_lake_city_corps/overcome-poverty/

Services: Assists with R.E.A.C.H. (Dominion Energy gas), and LEND A HAND (Rocky Mountain Power). Helps qualified low-income customers pay their utility bills. Applicants must be at least 60 years old and/or handicapped or disabled, or the residence has children ages five and under. Households qualify for assistance once in a 12 month period.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Emergency Assistance  Financial Assistance 


Tax-Aide/TCE Program

1-888-227-7669

  https://secure.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.action

Services: The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program offers fee tax help for all taxpayers - especially older adults. Most TCE programs are operated by the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Visit website or call to find nearest location.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance 


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 

Summit County Office
435-336-3217
  https://extension.usu.edu/summit/
45 E 100 N Coalville, UT 84017 Map
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 State Tax Commission

1-800-662-4335

  https://tax.utah.gov/

210 North 1950 West

Services: General tax information, claim forms and tax relief programs.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance 


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

1-888-826-9790

  https://unitedwayuc.org/our-work/everyday-support/vita

Services: The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free help with filing taxes to people that meet eligibility guidelines. Multiple sites throughout the state. Call or visit website to find nearest location.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance 


WATCH Program

801-852-3779

  https://www.wasatch.org/adult-services/wasatch-assistance-team-counseling-the-homeless-watch/

299 East 900 South Provo, UT 84606 Map

Services: Financial and housing assistance for homeless individuals who are mentally ill. Must be able to pass drug screening.

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Financial Assistance  Housing Options  Mental Health Services 

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