State-Level Resources in Utah

Information and Advocacy

  • Utah Brain Injury Council
    The mission of the Utah Brain Injury Council is to advocate for, facilitate, educate and guide the implementation of a permanent and sustainable statewide traumatic brain injury system.
  • 211-Information and Referral
    The United Way connects callers to health and human services information.
  • Epilepsy Association of Utah
    Provides services to people who deal with the challenges of epilepsy and seizure disorders.
  • Assistive Technology
    A statewide resource offering information and technical services to help people with disabilities acquire and use assistive technology devices.
  • Utah Parent Center
    Provides accurate information, empathetic peer support, valuable training and effective advocacy for children with disabilities based on the concept of parents helping parents.
  • National Association of Mental Illness – Utah
    NAMI Utah’s mission is to ensure the dignity and improve the lives of those who live with mental illness and their families through support, education and advocacy.

Justice

  • Disability Law Center
    Provides self-advocacy assistance, legal services, disability rights education, and public policy advocacy on behalf of the more than 400,000 Utah residents with disabilities.
  • Utah Legal Aid Society
    A non-profit organization that promotes safety, stability and self-sufficiency for low income families and individuals.
  • Utah Legal Services
    Supports free civil legal aid programs for individuals and families dealing with poverty, violence in the home, disability, discrimination and other issues.
  • Utah Association for Justice
    Advances the cause of those who are injured in person or property and who must therefore seek redress.

Safety & Prevention

  • Violence and Injury Prevention Program
    A comprehensive resource for data and technical assistance related to violence and injury.
  • Safe Kids Utah
    Seeks to prevent unintentional child injuries in our state.
  • Utah Highway Safety
    Develops, promotes and coordinates traffic safety initiatives designed to reduce traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities on Utah’s roadways.

Recreation

  • Camp Kostopulos
    A residential summer camp where kids, teens, and adults with disabilities are able to choose from two options a five day residential camp or travel trips.
  • Continue Mission
    A nonprofit organization serving Veterans with service connected to injuries, many of our Vet’s have received a mild TBI during the war. Visit on Facebook here.
  • National Ability Center
    Committed to the development of lifetime skills for people of all ages and abilities by providing affordable outdoor sports and recreational experiences in a nurturing environment.
  • Utah Special Olympics
    Developing skills, building self-esteem and having fun, all while participating in year-round sports training and competition is the life of a Special Olympics Utah athlete.
  • S’Plore
    Provides life-enhancing outdoor adventures for people with disabilities or disadvantages and their families.