Food, Housing, and
Financial Insecurity

Resources

Food Insecurity

A tool to find a food pantry in Utah near your home
Provides necessary items such as diapers, baby supplies, and clothing for children at no charge.
Program committed to assisting people in finding the food help that they need by extending the reach of both charitable responses and Federal Nutrition Programs including Food Stamps/SNAP, WIC, School Meal Programs, Summer Food Service Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Food Assistance for Disaster Relief Program, and the Food Distribution program.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
A volunteer network in the Salt Lake Valley that provides various resources including groceries, prescriptions, and medical supplies as well as direct cash assistance.
SNAP
Also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service, this Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information service for those seeking mental health and substance abuse help.

Rent, Mortgage, and Housing Support

Resources from the Utah Department of Work Services specific to COVID-19 including unemployment insurance, child care, refugee services and other resources.
Resources specific to housing during COVID-19 and how the CARES act applies to this support.
Utah Housing Authorities provides support for housing difficulties experiences by Utah residents including specifics for help during COVID-19. They also provide helplines for support and crisis intervention.
Assists low income people pursue homeownership of safe and reliable housing.
Provider of comprehensive services for income-eligible families including Head Start, Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, Nutrition, HEAT, and Weatherization.
Provides decent, safe, affordable housing, focusing on low- and very-low-income individuals and families, also included a link for resource directory for all housing assistance.
A volunteer network in the Salt Lake Valley that provides various resources including groceries, prescriptions, and medical supplies as well as direct cash assistance.

Utility Services Support

DWS
Phone number for Utah’s Department of Work services, where someone can help determine what financial support a Utah citizen may qualify for
Program that helps low-income households with their heating utility bills
Free or reduced cost internet
Everyone On

Low-cost internet service programs to ensure individuals and families stay connected to the internet based on your zipcode. Also includes affordable device offerings and options.


National Digital Inclusion Alliance

A list of free and low cost internet access options.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I know if I qualify for financial assistance for housing and food support?

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211 Utah has a link specifically for Food and Housing Support for every county in Utah. Simply, visit 211Utah, enter in your county or zip code and click on the “Food” or “Housing” icon to be directed to resources available to you. You can also call them directly at 211, and they will help get you connected to whatever you need.

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