Education and Employment
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 education and employment resources. 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.
Adult and Alternative High School Education
East Shore High School
Provides alternative high school programs. Free day care (limited space) for students when in class.
BYU English Language Center
ESL classes for adults $20. Fall/Winter semesters.
Department of Workforce Services
Provides Food Stamps, Medicaid and the following services:
- GED/training workshops
- Medical help
- Retroactive medical assistance
Family Literacy Center
Offers effective literacy tutoring to families and individuals.
LDS Employment Service
Assists people to become more self-reliant by providing the following services:
- Finding employment
- Obtaining additional education or vocational training
- Starting their own businesses
Mountainland Advanced Technology College
Provides classes for high school students, adults, and businesses.
Nebo School District Adult Education
Provides the following resources:
- ESL classes
- GED or high school diploma
Provides a one-on-one tutorial program to non-literate adults to improve their reading and writing skills. Helps these individuals meet their personal goals, function well in society, and become more productive citizens. Must be 16 years of age or older.
Social Security Administration
Provides disability benefits and social security income.
Turning Point (Center for Personal and Career Development)
A community and college resource for individuals wanting to improve on a personal, educational, and/or professional level.