Monthly Archives: July 2011

Magna Summer Blast: A Community Solution to a Community Issue

Next week a new, free program starts in the Magna community for teens between 6th and 9th grade. The Magna Summer Blast is a two-week summer camp and will include free lunch, zumba and hip hop classes, rugby, soccer and … Continue reading

Posted in After School Program, Safe Place, SLCO, Success Stories | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Unemployment Rates and What it Means For Teens

It’s no secret that the unemployment rate in the United States is high.  Nationally unemployment is at 9% but here in Utah it is 7.3%.  A high rate of unemployment is not good for job seekers of all ages but … Continue reading

Posted in Safe Place, SLCO, Teen Job Tips | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

New Classes Means Better Results for Youth and Families

As part of Youth Services’ constant striving to help families across the Salt Lake Valley in the most productive way possible, we looked at dozens of programs to find the ones which we believe will be the most beneficial. The … Continue reading

Posted in Family Counseling, Parenting Tips, Safe Place, Teen Counseling, Youth Groups | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

By Speaking Out About Abuse, Victims Are Paying it Forward

Children’s Justice Center Manager Susanne Mitchell gives an experts view on what the recent high profile abuse cases like Elisabeth Smart, Jaycee Dugard and the sisters from “The 5 Brown Family” means for other sexual abuse victims. Watch her clip on KSL 5 with Carole Mikita Continue reading

Posted in Child Abuse, Parenting Tips, Safe Place, SLCO | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Teen Summer Programs: Get Out and Learn!

Still looking for summer programs for your teen here in Salt Lake City? We’ve compiled a list of programs still taking participants through the rest of the summer. Get out and learn! Continue reading

Posted in After School Program, Family Activities, Parenting Tips, Safe Place, SLCO | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment