United Way works to create opportunities for a better life for all. Our focus is on education, income, and health—the building blocks for good quality of life. Learn more about our efforts in early childhood education, school success and career readiness, and supporting families in need.
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Free income tax preparation and filing for low-income and moderate-income earners can maximize your tax refund. Cottages of Hope and other VITA locations in Northern Utah provide volunteers to help with tax filing. Saving your refund is a great way to build financial health.
Monica's quadruplets were born at just 28 weeks old in 2016. Having four newborns who were born prematurely required many trips to the doctor and a massive amount of help. Monica found the help that she so desperately needed through the Welcome Baby Program and her community. The quadruplets have now graduated from the Welcome Baby Program with their third birthday this March of 2019.
In a little over a decade, 2-1-1 has become a critical part of Utah's service delivery system, connecting people to resources and support that meet basic needs in times of difficulty.
We work with local partners to deliver parent education and support, high-quality preschool, and health and developmental screenings to make sure every child has a chance to succeed when they start school.
We provide in-school student advocates, reading tutoring and other academic help, and community-wide support to help every child prepare to graduate from high school ready to enter college or career training.
Our goal is for every family and individual to have access to food, secure housing, and health services, while we focus on programs that promote financial independence and career training.