Our Programs Work

ShelterKids is an all-volunteer, non-profit board that raises money for abused, neglected and at-risk youths participating in programs administered by Salt Lake County Youth Services.

Emergency Shelter Care

Provides emergency residential placement for youth 12 to 17 years old that are taken into state custody for alleged abuse and neglect. While staying at the Group Homes, youth receive health, medical and dental screening, transportation and participate in recreational activities.


Housing for males and females ages 18-21 who are facing homeless-ness in Salt Lake County. Homes are located in West Valley and Sandy.

Crisis Residential

24 hour, 7 day a week program for crisis counseling for youth and families. Police also bring in runaway and ungovernable youth or youth who have committed minor offenses. The youth stay until a guardian can be contacted and a service plan developed. Available in SLC and Riverton locations.

Provides food, laundry and shower facilities and overnight shelter for homeless youth under age 18.

After school programs

Currently offered in Kearns, West Valley and Magna. Students can participate after the parents have signed registration forms. Youth activities include: dancing, multi-media, DJ classes, sports, community service and homework help.

We Need Your Help!

With the help of donations, we provide emergency residential care, temporary housing, counseling and preventative services to help kids transition into a more stable living situation. Get involved Now today!
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