Category Archives: Youth Groups

Celebrating National Volunteers Month

Authored by: Gina Percival, Volunteer Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services. “Only a life lived for others is worth living.”  Albert Einstein April is a special month. Not just because of Spring Break or Easter, but because we get to … Continue reading

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Art Makes a Difference

Authored by: Ricky Vigil, Afterschool Program Coordinator at Cyprus High School Each year, Salt Lake County Youth Services facilitates the “I Make Difference” art contest for youth ages 10-21. The theme changes every year, but it always coincides with Earth Day. It … Continue reading

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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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Common questions about Strengthening Families

Authored by: Khanh Tong, Prevention Case Manager In the Prevention team at Salt Lake County Youth Services; we’ve getting a lot of questions about what our Strengthening Families class teaches, and how it works. In this blog, I hope to … 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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The Point-in-Time experience

Authored by: Mina Koplin, Milestone Transitional Living Program Manager The Milestone team had the opportunity to participate in the Point-in-Time count done a little bit different than last year.  Point-in-Time is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons for … Continue reading

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