Author Archives: ginapercival1

What an amazing experience looks like!

Authored by: Sarafina Shukuru, Intern from the Refugee Program My experience as an intern at Youth Services was uniquely awesome. I thought it would be challenging and something I wouldn’t be able to handle, but it turned out to be … Continue reading

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Turn Around Bright Eyes: There’s a Total Solar Eclipse of the Sun

Authored by: Liz Sollis, Salt Lake County Library On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will take place and the County Library is offering several programs and viewing parties to help maximize this incredible experience. Whether you’re looking for … Continue reading

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Respect for Parents Day is Today!

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator Today we are celebrating Respect for Parents Day! Indeed, the perfect chance to honor the love, respect, sacrifice and affection from the people that have loved you the most. Our recommendation for you … Continue reading

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Milestone Service Project

Authored by: Caitlin Adams, Case Manager On July 9th Milestone participants and staff all came together at the Sandy homes to participate in yard cleanup and staining the outdoor stairs. Our second Sandy home was recently painted by the Good … Continue reading

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Salt Lake County Youth Services Opened a New Location in West Jordan!

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator Salt Lake County Youth Services South Office has moved from Riverton to Oak Park Place, 8781 South Redwood Rd. Building #3 in West Jordan, UT 84088. The office number is 385-468-4610. Business hours … Continue reading

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Hug Your Kids Day

Authored by: Erin Dixon, Group Home Supervisor There are snuggly wuggly benefits for hugging our kiddos! Monday July 17th is recognized as Global Hug Your Kid Day!  Today, I am grateful to be a part of a global community that … Continue reading

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Making Summer Count For Kids

Authored by: Danielle Latta, Afterschool Program Manager Across the nation there is a lot of talk going on around “The Summer Slide” and “The Learning Gap”.  Do you know what this really means?  For more than 25 million low-income public … Continue reading

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