Food, Nutrition, and Shelter
In addition to providing nutritious foods and education, WIC also provides referrals to other agencies. There are many resources in the community to help each family meet its needs. The programs mentioned below are located in Utah County or nearby.
If you do not find the help you need from the programs listed try searching www.unitedwayucv.org or call 211 for Utah County United Way information.
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Child Nutrition Programs
Reimbursement for state licensed child care providers for meals to children in day care.
Community Action Services and Food Bank
Provides emergency food to families in need. Helps develop self-reliance in individuals, families, and communities. Provides a variety of programs and solutions to help with local needs and issues.
Food and Care Coalition
Provides the following services:
- Haircuts and assorted hygiene services
- Hot meals served daily
- Hotel vouchers
- Laundry and bathing facilities
- Mentor advocate program
- Periodic workshops
- Rental assistance
- Resource center (ESL, employment, literacy)
- Transportation assistance (limited)
Housing Authority of Utah County
Provide decent and affordable housing to low-income individuals and families.
Department of Workforce Services
Provides FOOD STAMPS, Medicaid and the following services:
- GED/training workshops
- Medical help
- Retroactive medical assistanc
- American Fork—801-492-4500
- Spanish Fork—801-794-6600
Neighborhood Housing Services of Provo
Promotes home ownership and encourage neighborhood revitalization in Provo. Services include:
- Home improvement
- Home ownership loans
- Neighborhood revitalization efforts
- Wheel chair ramps
Provo City Housing Authority
Provide low-income housing to low-income families, elderly and disabled individuals.
School and Summer School Lunch Programs
Provides school lunches at reduced or no cost to eligible families. Contact the principal of your child’s school for information.
Utah State University Extension
Improves the quality of life for Utah County citizens through educational activities to strengthen families. Provides the following education services:
- Debt reduction
- Food and nutrition
- Money management
- Water quality
- 4H program
WIC Program (Women, Infants and Children)
Helps low-income women, infants, and children by providing quality nutrition education and supplemental foods during the most critical growth periods in order to improve life-long health status. Provides nutrition assessment and breastfeeding support.