Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Salt Lake County Resource List 2014

Salt Lake County Human Rights Resource List – 2014

Right to Secure Food

Department of Workforce Services (DWS) - www.jobs.utah.gov , 801-526-9675; Provides application assistance and administration of the Food Stamp program (SNAP). 
United Way 2-1-1www.211ut.org, 2-1-1 or 1-888-826-9790; Provides information on food resources including emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, and other food programs.
Utahns Against Hunger – www.uah.org, 801-328-2561; Provides information and assistance to low income people regarding nutritional programs, rights, and benefits of program/participants.

Right to Housing

Homeless Sheltershomelessshelterdirectory.org, 1-877-864-4937; Provides a di-rectory of homeless shelters and other homeless service organizations nationwide.
Salt Lake Community Action Program - www.slcap.org/index.php, 801-359-2444; Provides HUD counseling, home owner programs, and rental assistance.

Right to Health Services

Comunidades Unidas - www.cuutah.org, 801-487-4143; Provides health and well-being programs to members of the immigrant and refugee communities.
Consulado de México – 801-521-8502; Provides health care information and referral as well as free health screenings.
Department of Workforce Services (DWS) - www.jobs.utah.gov, 801-526-9675; Provides application assistance for Medicaid, CHIP, and other local health insurance programs.
Take Care Utah - www.takecareutah.org, 2-1-1; Access to affordable, quality, health insurance and care.

Right to Personal Safety 

Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Line - www.hsdcfs.utah.gov, 1-855-323-3237; 24-hour hotline to report suspected abuse or neglect of a child.
Prevent Child Abuse Utah - www.preventchildabuseutah.org, 801-393-3366; Works to prevent child abuse through education and training programs.
Unified Police Department - updsl.org, 385-468-9669; Provides victim advocate services in domestic violence situations. 
Utah Domestic Violence Coalition, www.udvc.org, 1-800-897-LINK (5465); Provides expertise concerning issues of domestic and sexual violence throughout Utah.

Right to Legal Justice 

American Civil Liberties Union of Utah - www.acluutah.org, 801-521-9862; Pro-vides legal assistance specific to constitutional violations such as free speech, free-dom of religion, jail/prison conditions, or police force cases.
Disability Law Center - disabilitylawcenter.org, 801-363-1347; Provides statewide advocacy and litigation services to protect the rights of people with disabilities. 
Division of Consumer Protection - www.dcp.utah.gov, 801-530-6601; Responds to consumer complaints of unfair and deceptive business practices. 
Utah Legal Services - 801-328-8891, www.utahlegalservices.org; Provides representation in civil (non-criminal) legal matters for low-income persons, victims of domestic violence, senior citizens, farm workers, and Native Americans. 
Worker’s Rights Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division - www.laborcommission.utah.gov, 801-530-6800; Investigates and resolves employment and housing discrimination complaints and enforces Utah’s minimum wage, wage payment requirements, and laws which protect youth in employment. 
Workers’ Compensation Fund, www.wcfgroup.com, 385-351-8000; Information and referral specific to workplace safety and injury.

Comprehensive Information 

United Way 2-1-1, www.211ut.org, 2-1-1 or 1-888-826-9790; Utah’s statewide information and referral system, providing data on the most critical needs

7-1-1 -phone relay service for the deaf and hard of hearing

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