Category Archives: SLCO

Ease the Back to School Transition

Authored by: Chris Bereshnyi, Family Therapist It’s that time of year that children dread, but parents love: back to school. Although it provides a break for parents, starting out the school year on the right foot is important. And like … Continue reading

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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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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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A REAL Dad!

Authored by: Erin Dixon, Group Home Supervisor If you ask my 6 year old son, he will tell you that his daddy can do ANYTHING! He will often report that his father is stronger than whomever he is talking to, … Continue reading

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