Category Archives: Success Stories

Law Enforcement Partnerships with Salt Lake County Youth Services

Authored by Kari Larsen, Youth Services Juvenile Receiving Center – F.A.S.T. Case Manager and Carol Hendrycks, Youth Services Communications Manager Salt Lake County Youth Services works closely with local law enforcement and specifically with the Salt Lake County’s Sherriff’s Department. Youth … Continue reading

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Salt Lake County Summer Internship Program

Authored by: Khanh Tong, Prevention Case Manager, Youth Services and Jessica Thayer, Criminal Justice Services Associate Division Director Last year, Salt Lake County Youth Service placed 45 summer interns through Salt Lake County agencies and our partners. The Refugee Summer Internship … Continue reading

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Ideas for Valentine’s Day!

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services Valentines Day is almost here! The final countdown to the bid day is on and still there are some out there that haven’t planned anything yet. If … Continue reading

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Embracing All of Life’s Confetti Glitter Bomb of Emotions!

Authored by: Erin Dixon, Group Home Supervisor In January and February, as a society, we can walk through 2 – 20 collectively recognized holidays or days of significance.  In those 7 short weeks we see the beginning of a new … Continue reading

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What are you doing for others?

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill Service is a big word. Service is a … Continue reading

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Good advice for the holiday season

Authored by: Chris Bereshnyi, Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Salt Lake County Youth Services The holidays can be a time of joy, whether it’s visiting with family and friends, or enjoying the lights downtown. However, they can also be very … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays through Community Support

Authored by: Maria Drummond, Recreational Therapist at Salt Lake County Youth Services Here at Youth Services,  during the holiday season especially, we are privileged to witness the great generosity of community members, corporations engaging in service, and nonprofit partners reaching … Continue reading

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