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.
Scroll down to find useful disability services, including medical services. You will see each program’s name listed in bold. Click on the link to find information such as location, contact information, and program details.
Accessible Homes Foundation
Seeks to provide and encourage building of handicap-accessible homes. Works from donations, contains rent/sale listings for accessible homes.
Camp Wyatt is a camp that offers children the chance to learn effective ways to handle asthma. For children ages 8-14 who are affected with asthma. Children also get to meet others who have asthma who are able to live a wonderful lifestyle. The camp also helps build self-esteem and confidence. The camp runs every year July 18-22.
Bridge to the Future
Help for families with individuals who have disabilities by providing many services and education.
Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Clinic
Provides services and evaluations for children with special needs from birth to 18 years. Provides the following services:
- Developmental delay
- Learning and behavior problems
- Orthopedic defects
- Speech development
- Other concerns
Family to Family Network
A partner with Utah Parent Center. Has a volunteer group of family members of those with disabilities. Purpose is to educate and strengthen families with disabled members. Calendar of activities.
Friday’s Kids Respite
Friday's Kids Respite provides volunteers and an on-site nurse to provide care for children with disabilities on Friday nights from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. The program is for children with disabilities up to 22 years of age. Parents can use the service twice a month.
Health Services for Individuals with Bleeding Disorders
The Utah Hemophilia Chapter organizes social events several times a year. They put on a summer camp for youth. Primary Children's Hemophilia Treatment Center in connection with the Utah Hemophilia Foundation provides home treatment programs and medical and dental consulting clinics for persons with hemophilia.
Muscular Dystrophy Association of Utah
Research program at the University of Utah for children with neuromuscular disease. Services include:
- Assistance for medical and therapy treatments
- Orthopedic equipment
- Provides public information
- Summer camp for children
- Wheelchair funding
Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind - South
Services include family support for all family members with coping help and strategies. They also publish a newsletter. For deaf or blind children from birth to 21 years.
Special Education Services
Helps meet the educational and remedial needs of disabled children. Services include:
- Pupil Personnel
- School Psychology
- Social work
Utah Baby Watch
Early intervention for kids with disabilities.
Utah MedHome Portal
Provides information on common disorders kids have. Includes guidelines for clinical assessment, has parental education and suggestions specific for different settings (school, family life, etc.).
Utah Parent Services
Provides disability information.
Medical Services for the Disabled:
Division of Rehabilitation
Assists individuals with disabilities to prepare for and obtain employment.
Recreation and Habilitation Services
Provides educational and recreational programs for individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. These services help enhance the quality of life for these individuals and their families by helping them achieve maximum independence.
Utah State Developmental Center
Provides a 24-hour residential and active treatment environment for individuals with developmental disabilities.