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Community Health COVID-19 Information and Helpful Links

RUtah Coronavirus Information Line at 1-800-456-7707
Updates, Resources, and Frequently Asked Questions for Utah Residents:


Updates, Resources, and Recommendations from National Sources:

Resident Resources

11.org or simply dial 211 to connect to essential services 24 hours, 7 days a week.

55 years or over? This book is for you55+ Resource Guide 

Utah State University Extension: A wealth of information for all aspects of life. Nutrition, Gardening, Finances, Well Being, Online Free Courses.  

Family Support Center: Protecting Children, Strengthening Families, Preventing Child Abuse. Free classes on parenting, family blending, family counseling.  

Utah Weatherization Assistance Program: The program helps low-income households, particularly those with the elderly and disabled residents, reduce energy consumption. This lessens the impact of utility costs on limited household budgets and helps stimulate self-sufficiency.  

Crossroads Urban Center: Crossroads is a multipurpose nonprofit, grassroots organization. We help to organize low income, disabled, and minority Utahans to be advocates on their own behalf in addressing essential issues affecting the quality of their lives. We also provide direct services to help meet basic survival needs. 

State of Utah: Official Web site for the state of Utah. 

Community Action Partnership of Utah: CAP Utah is the statewide association for Utah’s nine Community Action Agencies. The Community Action network envisions an end to poverty in Utah. 

Medallion Bank Dollars and Sense Program: This program will equip you with the critical knowledge and skills you need to make the financial decisions that are best for you.

Utah Non-Profits Association: The umbrella membership association of 501(c)(3) organizations in Utah.

Neighborworks Salt Lake CIty: Building on the strengths of neighborhoods, creating opportunities through housing, resident leadership, and youth and economic development. We work in partnership with residents, government, and businesses to build and sustain neighborhoods of choice.


Housing Professionals

Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund: Utahans served by the fund include those with low-incomes, first-time home buyers, residents with special needs such as the elderly, developmentally disabled, physically disabled, victims of abuse, and Native Americans. Money from the fund is generally loaned to first time home buyers, builders, and developers.

Envision Utah: In January 1997, the Envision Utah Public/Private Partnership was formed to guide the development of a broadly and publicly supported Quality Growth Strategy – a vision to protect Utah’s environment, economic strength, and quality of life for generations to come. 

Utah League of Cities and Towns: Leadership, advocacy, education, and support on the local level to strengthen Utah’s communities.  

National Housing Conference: Since 1931, the nonprofit National Housing Conference (NHC) has been dedicated to helping ensure safe, decent and affordable housing for all in America. 

Innovative Housing Institute: The Innovative Housing Institute promotes providing quality affordable housing in communities throughout the nation, primarily through the policies and practices known as Inclusionary Housing. 

US Office of Management and Budget Watch: Our mission is to promote open government, accountability and citizen participation.

Center for Neighborhood Technology: CNT is a creative think-and-do tank that combines rigorous research with effective solutions. CNT works across disciplines and issues, including transportation and community development, energy, natural resources, and climate change. 

Transportation for America: Transportation for America has formed a broad coalition of housing, business, environmental, public health, transportation, equitable development, and other organizations. 

USDA Rural Development: We strive, in partnership with others, to help improve the quality of life by building competitive, vibrant rural communities. This is done through community facility and housing programs, businesses and sustainable cooperatives that can prosper in the global marketplace, and leading a role in electric, telecommunications, distance learning telemedicine, and water and wastewater programs. 


National Low Income Housing Coalition: Dedicated solely to ending America’s affordable housing crisis. We believe that this is achievable, that the affordable housing crisis is a problem that Americans are capable of solving. While we are concerned about the housing circumstances of all low-income people, we focus our advocacy on those with the most serious housing problems, the lowest-income households.  

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials: The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) is the leading housing and community development advocate for the provision of adequate and affordable housing and strong, viable communities for all Americans—particularly those with low- and moderate-incomes. Our members administer HUD programs such as Public Housing, Section 8, CDBG and HOME. 

ROC USA: ROC USA solves the financial and technical challenges faced by homeowners when they seek to acquire their manufactured home communities. 

National Association of Home Builders: This site is designed for those interested in home building and the industry – it contains resources for both members and consumers. 

Fannie Mae: Our public mission, and our defining goal, is to help more families achieve the American Dream of homeownership.

ShelterForce: An independent nonprofit organization that examines the issues causing the crisis in housing and community in America.

National Housing and Rehabilitation Association: The National Housing & Rehabilitation Association’s (NH&RA) Web site for developers, financiers, professionals and consultants in the affordable housing and historic rehabilitation businesses.

Planners Network: An association of professionals, activists, academics, and students involved in physical, social, economic, and environmental planning in urban and rural areas, who promote fundamental change in our political and economic systems.

Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies: The Joint Center for Housing Studies is Harvard University’s center for information and research on housing in the United States. The Joint Center analyzes the dynamic relationships between housing markets and economic, demographic, and social trends, providing leaders in government, business, and the non-profit sector with the knowledge needed to develop effective policies and strategies.

Housing Assistance Council: Improves housing conditions for the rural poor, with an emphasis on the poorest of the poor in the most rural places in the United States.

Green Affordable Housing Coalition: A coalition of San Francisco Bay Area public-sector and private-sector professionals committed to incorporating green building practices into the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of affordable housing.

U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): HUD’s mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD will embrace high standards of ethics, management and accountability, and forge new partnerships–particularly with faith-based and community organizations–that leverage resources and improve HUD’s ability to be effective on the community level.

Legal and Advocacy Resources

Disability Law Center Fair Housing Program: The Fair Housing Program at the Disability Law Center (DLC) can assist people who feel they have experienced housing discrimination.  This program is open to members of any of the federally recognized protected classes (race, color, national origin, sex, religion, family status, disability).  If you have questions about fair housing or need assistance with filing a complaint, please contact the Disability Law Center.  

Utah Labor Commission: For nearly a century, the Labor Commission and its predecessor, the Industrial Commission, have served the people of Utah. Today, the Labor Commission strives to lead in achieving safety and fairness in Utah’s workplaces.

National Housing Law Project: The goal of NHLP is to advance housing justice for the poor by increasing and preserving the supply of decent affordable housing, by improving existing housing conditions, including physical conditions and management practices, by expanding and enforcing low-income tenants’ and homeowners’ rights, and by increasing opportunities for racial and ethnic minorities.

Poor People’s Campaign (Utah): The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is uniting people across Utah to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality of religious nationalism.

Utah Legal Services

Homeless Resources

Homeless Youth Walk-in Center: 24-hour services available to youth up to age 17 includes, Overnight Shelter, Food, Laundry, Shower facilities and Counseling.
Contact: Anne Schmidt, Crisis Services Program Manager – (385) 468-4501

Tribal Resources

https://www.usa.gov/tribes: Federally recognized Indian Tribes and Resources for Native Americans

https://uicsl.org/: Urban Indian Center Salt Lake City