One result of the weak economy is the thousands of people who need help with paying bills and who need assistance with providing for their families. Luckily there are many different options in Weber County Utah. Find services and resources here.
Find information on a few non-profits and options below. First and foremost, St. Vincent dePaul Resource Center provides emergency grants and other forms of financial assistance, including basic material goods, resources and services to low to moderate income individuals and families. For example, qualified families may be able to receive funds for paying rent, utility bills, medications, and more. In addition, St. Vincent also assists new refugees with setting up and establishing homes and living residences by providing furniture and household items to these individuals. (801) 363.7710.
You may be able to receive grants to help pay your rent, as well as utility and heating bill assistance from Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank & Social Services. They run a program that is formally called the Homeless Prevention Services, and this service provides rent and utility assistance for those in need of help. Dial the agency at (801) 394.5944.
Another program run by the Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank ((801) 394.5944) is one that provides food aid, and it is located in Ogden Utah. The food program serves seven counties across the Northern Utah area. While the program is extensive, the bottom line is that the food bank provides food baskets for low income families as well as homebound residents.
The Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership, Inc. will assist families and individuals of Weber County in obtaining proper nutrition though an on site food pantry and other programs. (801) 399-9281.
There are other locations that offer free food and other programs in Ogden and the region. Some of those additional services include, but are not limited too, Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, clothing, and seasonal support such as holiday toys. Find Weber County food pantries.
Families living in poverty or that are struggling, such as from a job loss, can turn to statewide agencies too. Case management is combined with emergency assistance. Or locate additional food pantries.
A non-profit charity organization that provides quality clinical care to people in need is Family Counseling Service of Northern Utah, Inc. The organization will help people regardless of their income, and it offers help to children, couples and families residing in Northern Utah and Weber County. ((801)399-1600)
Two places to go to for medical and health care include the McKay-Dee Hospital Foundation (phone (801)387-7183) as well as the Midtown Community Health Center, Inc. (which can be reached at (801)393-5355). Both of these are committed to helping people across the community. They meet this goal by providing free medical care to underinsured and uninsured residents and patients who live in Northern Utah. The clinics and volunteers who support these places offer services including treatment for acute and chronic illnesses, regular check ups, and preventive, oral and mental health care and aid.
Your first option may be the Ogden Salvation Army. Call them at (801)621-3580. Between these two agencies, people can receive material financial assistance, and they may be able to provide grants to families in economic emergencies. Funds may provide help with and access to free meals, clothing, rent assistance, utilities, and shelter. Other services from the center include furniture, transportation, counseling, women’s residential drug & alcohol rehabilitation, and household products.
Your second option may very well be St. Annes Center, and their phone number is (801)621-5036. The Ogden charity helps both the low income and homeless in Weber County. If someone needs financial aid, such as a grant for rent or a security deposit, then referrals are given. Other services from the center include emergency shelter, clothing for work or school, meals, and hygiene items. The address is 137 West Binford Avenue. Call (801) 621-5036, or learn more.
American Red Cross Of Northern Utah offers disaster services for victims of disasters, such as a fire. Other programs offer services to military families, such as emergency communications, counseling, and financial and credit services to military families. They also run the Utilities Assistance Program to clients with disabilities and the elderly in Weber County Utah. 2955 Harrison Boulevard Ste 204, Ogden, UT 84403, call 801-627-0000
Weber HEAT Programs – May have emergency federal government funds for paying heating bills and preventing disconnections. Call 801-394-9774. Or find more information on utility assistance in Utah.
Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS) offers various social and public assistance programs, including SNAP food stamps, TANF, WIC, and low income housing resources. Call the Eligibility Services Division at 1-866-435-7414. Click here for more details on TANF.
If you are unemployed or looking to increase your income from a new career, the community action agency Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership, Inc. offers residents several resources. Stop by and receive job counseling, referrals to local companies and agencies and much more. They can also provide job seeking skills, such as practice interviewing and resume reviews. They can even provide transportation aid, so people can get to an interview or to their first day at work. (801) 399-9281.
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