Guide to resources for low income families

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Clothing

YCC Ogden– YCC offers food and clothing vouchers daily from 8:00am-4:00pm.

St. Martha’s Baby Project–  furnishes baby layettes for low income parents.

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Alpine church thrift-Discounted clothing for needy families

Food

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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.

Mobile pantry  Food pantry serving Ogden and surrounding areas.

Family Connection Center Food Bank-875 E. Hwy 193 Layton, Utah 84040. Main phone – 801-771-4642 Some of what may be provided includes groceries, perishable food, basic needs such as clothing, and applications for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).

Salvation Army 2615 Grant Ave. Ogden, Utah 84401  Call 801-621-3580 for intake. Programs include free meals and food from the pantry and soup kitchen. The Angel Tree program can provide free toys and gifts for children. Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas meals may be offered as well, including delivery services to the homebound. All of this is in addition to case management and Family Services.

Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank – The food bank provides food baskets for low income, and homebound residents.

CSBG food pantryFood Pantry Hours:Monday 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Tuesday 1:oopm – 3:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am – 11:00am & 1:oopm – 3:00pm, Thursday 1:oopm – 3:00pm

Genesis Project– Food bank distribution on Wednesdays

Other food sources-SHARE 801-399-5046, UtahFood Bank 801-908-8660, Meals on Wheels 801-451-3377

WeberCounty free meals:
Catholic Community Services801-394-5944    2504 F Ave.Ogden     Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 10:00-12:00
OgdenRescueMission2775Wall Ave.Ogden     Dinner Mon-Sat 6:15, Sunday 4:00, 7:00
St. Anne’s 137West Binford     Lunch 12:00

Jobs

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If you are unemployed or looking to increase your income from a new career, the community action agencyOgden-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.

CSBG career center– Employment assistance

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.

Housing & Bills

Own in Ogden– Own in Ogden is a loan program to assist home buyers with the down payment or closing costs of purchasing a home. This program provides $3,000 or $5,000 in down payment assistance to target areas within Ogden City.

St.Annes– housing and housing assistance for families and individuals

Low income housing– List of low income housing via HUG, Weber housing authority and other low income family housing sources.( For more info about HUD housing you can contact  Ogden City’s Community Development Dept. 801-629-8940)

YCC Ogden- The YCC offers a transitional housing program for homeless families. Classes in self esteem, Parenting, and life skills are part of the program. For more information please call 801-689-1726.

Low income housing and resources-HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants.

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.

Salvation Army– emergency housing

Questar Gas – The REACH – Residential Energy Assistance through Community Help is funded from donations and contributions. The local branches of American Red Cross administer the program and distribute the grants and funds to individuals and families who need assistance with their bills. The numbers to call are as follows. Provo 435-373-8580. St. George 801-674-4440. All of Utah 1-800-328-9272. Salt Lake City 801-323-7000. Ogden 801-627-0000. Logan 801-752-1125. More info HERE

Rocky Mountain Power (PacifiCorp) – An organization known as Lend a Hand was created help seniors and families who need help with paying their winter heating bills. Funding is always limited, and due to these funding limitations, households with disabled, senior members or children are given priority for the aid. The program and the funds are administered and provided to the needy by the American Red Cross. Dial 1-800-328-9272 or 801-323-7000

Catholic Community Services – Crisis Funds for Salt Lake County can help people pay winter heating bills. Applicants need to be approved for the HEAT program first, and can only receive aid once per year.  Call 801-977-9119.

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.

Ogden OUTreach– Emergency housing for LGBTQ youth

Childcare

Workforce services– Child care assistance for low income families

Crisis nursery- Family Support Center is happy to offer FREE 24/7 crisis nursery care for any child ages 0-11 in 3 locations in the Salt Lake Valley. Parents who are stressed, need a break, have an emergency arise, or have no one else to help take care of their children can leave their children safely in our care up to 72 hours at a time, at no charge. Please call one of our crisis nurseries to schedule an appointment (numbers listed below; 24/7 crisis nursery number is 801-967-4259), or our adminstration office for more information. 801-955-9110.

Head start for low income families– Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to 5 from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development.

Health care & Counseling

Workforce services– apply for medicaid here

Ogden OUTreach– resources and counseling for LGBTQ youth

YCC Ogden– Counseling, help, prevention and domestic violence support

Counseling– Family, individual and child Counseling on a sliding scale

Dental- Complete list of dentists that serve low income families.

Midtown Clinic Comprehensive primary care services including treatment for acute and chronic illnesses, well care, immunizations, prenatal care, and mental health counseling are offered.  Midtown’s medical providers are experienced in managing chronic illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension. Patients living with Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS are served at this site.  A pharmacy that provides discounted pharmaceuticals and over the counter medications to patients is housed at this site. Services are provided in English and Spanish. Insurance, Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare are accepted.  Discounted services are available for uninsured patients.

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

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.

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)

Education

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.

Alpine Church– ESL classes and classes for kids. El Centro de Alpine Outreach es un lugar que sirve las familias dentro del area de la ciudad de Ogden. Queremos empezar a servir estas familias al vender ropas que fueron regalados por un precio rebajo. Más tarde, vamos a proveer clases gratis de ESL por adultos, y después proveer clases gratis de arte, música, y manualidades para los niños.

CSBG career center- GED testing, Financial literacy and adult education.

Cottages of hope-Offering free classes that help individuals reach their goals.

Give me a chance– sewing, parenting, computer and business classes for low income women as well as tutoring for children up to age six. They will also help you with business attire for job interviews.

Holiday help

2 hands– Over 11 years online and now over 26,000 people assisted.  Powered by people who know it is OK to ask for help in times of  need and people who step-up to offer a hand.

Salvation Army– Gifted Christmas for children and seniors

Christmas Box House-Each holiday season, The Christmas Box International (CBI) helps to stock Santa’s sleigh for more than 2,000 abused and neglected children and teens in our community. Project Elf offers a fun and meaningful opportunity for groups and individuals to make a difference by fulfilling Christmas wishes for children at The Christmas Box Houses, those in foster care or receiving in-home services through the Division of Child and Family Services, youth aged out of foster care, as well as children being raised by relatives.

Candy Cane Corner– Candy Cane Corner is an annual collaboration between The Road Home, Volunteers of America, Utah and YWCA Utah. Annually, these three organizations ask the community to help them provide a holiday shopping experience for the families they serve.

Catholic community services- gift f the drummer donates gifts to low income families.

Mikaela is a transplant from Portland, fell in love with Ogden her first day in town and created Indie Ogden the next week. She enjoys outdoor adventures with her 2 kiddos and making a mess crafting. You can find her at a local cafe or cycling around town with her family.