In 2015, United Way of Northern Utah partnered with Cottages of Hope and opened the door to Utah's first-ever SparkPoint Center. The goal of SparkPoint is to help hard-working, low-income families and individuals get out of poverty and achieve long-term financial stability. Co-located at Cottages of Hope, the Utah Department of Workforce Services, People Helping People, YCC Family Crisis Center, Futures Through Training, and the Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College to offer a full range of services to individuals, couples, and families who wish to become self-sufficient.
Learn how the SparkPoint Center worked in Colleen's life.
More recently, SparkPoint initiated a financial literacy curriculum in two local high schools. Here are a few early results: