Category Archives: SLCO

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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Me, as a Refugee and an Intern

Authored by: Sarafina Shukuru, Intern from the Refugee Program When I heard about an internship at the Refugee Center, a place that helps families from third world countries, I was excited about it. The internship implied working and the possibility … Continue reading

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Refugee Summer Internship Program

Authored by: Khanh Tong, Prevention Case Manager Each summer Salt Lake County Youth Services hosts the Refugee Summer Internship Program. The program usually starts on June 5th and ends on August 11th and the youth have the opportunity to work … Continue reading

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Learning Gardens at Youth Services

Authored by: Maria Drummond, Recreational Therapist at Salt Lake County Youth Services Last fall, General Electric Health built us five new boxes for the Teen Learning Garden, and installed an irrigation system with an automatic timer. This month, Zions Bank … Continue reading

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The Commission On Youth Annual Awards and Wrap Up

Authored by Carol Hendrycks, Youth Services Communications Manager Each year the Commission On Youth Board which is staffed by Salt Lake County Youth Services and appointed by the Salt Lake County Mayor, present volunteers with a prestigious award for their … Continue reading

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Summer Fun in Magna and Kearns

Authored By: Ricky Vigil, Afterschool Coordinator For many kids, summer is two-and- a-half blissful months of sleeping late, watching endless hours of YouTube videos, and promptly forgetting months of their teachers’ hard work over the previous school year. It’s easy … Continue reading

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Teacher Appreciation Day!

Authored by: JaNae Briggs, Prevention Case Manager May 9th, 2017 is Teacher Appreciation Day and in celebrating I thought it would be fun to ask some of the employees of Youth Services who their most influential teacher was and why. … Continue reading

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