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.


Christian Center

435-649-2260

  https://www.ccofpc.org/counseling-services/

1283 Deer Valley Dr. Park City, UT 84060 Map

Services: Mental health counseling services, volunteer opportunities, food pantry, and thrift store.

Fees: Accepts most private insurances. Scholarships available for those that qualify.

Counties Served: Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Counseling  Mental Health Services  Volunteer Opportunities 


Deseret Industries

  http://deseretindustries.org

Services: Vocational training, job placement, and volunteer opportunities. Low-cost merchandise sold to the public.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Employment  Volunteer Opportunities 

American Fork
801-763-4560
  https://www.deseretindustries.org
435 South 500 East American Fork, UT 84003 Map
Counties Served: Utah County
Provo
801-373-7920
  https://www.deseretindustries.org
1415 North State Street Provo, UT 84604 Map
Counties Served: Utah County
Springville
801-489-3203
  https://www.deseretindustries.org
655 South 1750 West Springville, UT 84663 Map
Counties Served: Utah County

Foster Grandparents Program

801-851-7784

  https://health.utahcounty.gov/senior-volunteers/

151 South University Ave., Suite 2200 Provo, UT 84601 Map

Services: Seniors 60+ with limited income act as mentors, tutors, and caregivers for children. Hourly compensation received with a commitment of 15 hours a week.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Employment  Volunteer Opportunities 


Friendly Callers

801-229-3820

  https://www.mountainland.org/friendly-callers

Services: The MAG Friendly Callers program matches you with a carefully selected volunteer, eager to make friends with you. Volunteers are local from your community and together you can decide how long and how often you talk on the phone each week.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Senior Centers and Socialization  Volunteer Opportunities 


Habitat for Humanity

Services: ReStore Home Improvement Outlet offers donated new and used building materials, appliances, and furniture to purchase at 50-70% off retail. Provides grants and low interest or no interest loans for critical home repair, accessibility, exterior paint, and landscaping projects through the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative for homeowners who meet low-income guidelines (currently only offered in Summit and Wasatch counties).

Fees: Varies

Related Categories:  Home Accessibility and Repair  Volunteer Opportunities 

Summit and Wasatch Counties
435-658-1400
  http://www.habitat-utah.org
P.O. Box 682704 Park City, UT 84068 Map
Counties Served: Wasatch County, Summit County
Utah County
801-344-8527
  http://www.habitatuc.org
340 South Orem Blvd. Orem, UT 84058 Map
Counties Served: Utah County

JustServe

  https://www.justserve.org

Services: JustServe.org is a website where the volunteer needs of organizations may be posted and volunteers may search for places to serve in the community.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Volunteer Opportunities 


Long-Term Care Ombudsman

801-229-3809

  https://mountainland.org/ombudsman/

586 East 800 North Orem, UT 84097 Map

Services: Advocates for residents in long-term care facilities in Summit, Utah and Wasatch County. Investigates and resolves resident rights issues and provides assistance and information to the general public about assisted living facilities and nursing homes.

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Abuse  Advocacy  Information and Referral  Volunteer Opportunities 


Meals on Wheels

801-229-3802 or 435-654-4920 (Wasatch)

  http://www.mountainland.org/meals

586 East 800 North Orem, UT 84097 Map

Services: Delivers one meal per day on weekdays to homebound individuals age 60+ in Summit, Utah and Wasatch counties. Volunteers needed to deliver meals one hour once a week.

Fees: Donation of $3.00 per meal accepted for home delivery.

Counties Served: Wasatch County

Related Categories:  Food and Grocery Delivery Services  Food Assistance  Volunteer Opportunities 


RSVP - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

801-229-3820

  https://www.mountainland.org/rsvp/

586 East 800 North Orem, UT 84097 Map

Services: Volunteer opportunities for seniors age 55+ in schools, libraries, senior centers, hospitals, nursing homes, information booths, and other locations. Excess liability insurance provided.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Volunteer Opportunities 


Senior Companion Program

801-851-7767

  https://health.utahcounty.gov/senior-volunteers/

151 South University Ave., Suite 2200 Provo, UT 84601 Map

Services: Individuals age 55+ act as companions by assisting frail adults with essential needs such as grocery shopping, light housekeeping, meal preparation, socialization, transportation to doctor appointments and respite for caregivers. Companions serve about 15 hours a week or more, and receive a small stipend for their services.

Fees: None. Must meet low-income guidelines.

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Employment  Home and Personal Care  Senior Centers and Socialization  Transportation  Volunteer Opportunities 


Summit County Senior Services

435-336-3014

  http://summitcounty.org/375/Senior-Citizen-Services

P.O. Box 128 Coalville, UT 84017 Map

Services: Volunteer opportunities for seniors.

Counties Served: Summit County

Related Categories:  Volunteer Opportunities 


United Way Volunteer Center

801-374-8108

  http://www.unitedwayuc.org

148 North 100 West Provo, UT 84603 Map

Services: Current list of volunteer opportunities, training for volunteer boards, and management assistance for volunteer programs.

Fees: None

Counties Served: Utah County, Wasatch County, Summit County

Related Categories:  Volunteer Opportunities 


Utah Valley Rides

801-471-0601

  http://www.utahvalleyrides.org/

Services: Door-to-door transportation provided by volunteers to seniors over 65 and persons with disabilities in American Fork, Pleasant Grove, Lindon, Orem, and Provo. Rides can be scheduled to the doctor's office, grocery store or anywhere else they need to go within the service area. Vans are equipped to transport passengers with mobility devices such as wheelchairs, power chairs and walkers. Call Utah Valley Rides or visit website for more details.

Fees: Suggested donation, $2 one way, $4 round trip

Counties Served: Utah County

Related Categories:  Transportation  Volunteer Opportunities 

To make any changes or additions to this guide, please send an email to aging@mountainland.org.