We are a satellite station for the Head Start program. We provide space for a classroom where 18 children participate in activities which prepares them with essential skills for kindergarten. Starting soon, we will also host an Early Head Start classroom for child ages 0-2.
We participate in two programs; a “Foster Grandparent Program” and a “Senior Companion Program”, where seniors volunteer 5 days a week in both the children’s and the adult’s programs. They assist with the coordination and implementation of activities, serving meals and provide nurturing and companionship to adults and children.
University of Utah College of Nursing students spend two days a week at Neighborhood House for three weeks while in their clinical gerontology rotation, where they learn about older adult care. Different groups of students rotate through the semester, and they get to know the clients at Neighborhood House by developing wonderful relationships and assisting with daily activities.
Utahns Against Hunger provides the political and public will to end hunger in Utah. Real Food Rising is an urban farming program with a youth development core that uses sustainable agriculture to transform the lives of young people and to increase access to healthy food in Salt Lake. Real Food Rising grows food at Neighborhood House. The majority of the food is donated to food pantries and soup kitchens in Salt Lake. Real Food Rising also hosts a farmstand at Neighborhood House on Fridays during the summer, from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM.
At Neighborhood House, a therapist observes children in the classroom who may exhibit emotionally or psychologically abnormal behaviors. Assessments are performed, and necessary referrals are made accordingly. In addition, the Children’s Center provides training for staff on Childhood Development Accreditation.
Neighborhood House and UMOCA are proud to present Urban Gallery in the late summer of each year, focusing local artists in a collaborative neighborhood beautification project.
Our students receive swimming lessons through Race SWAMI, an organization dedicated to bringing athleticism and competitive swimming to communities in West Salt Lake.
As a United Way agency we participate in three of their collaborations: Success by Six, Healthy for Life, and Communities at Peace. These three collaborations assist meeting our program goals by providing each other with information, referrals and support.
Provides full time tutors to assist children who are academically behind in reading to help prepare them for the new school year.
Both groups provide information, research and referrals to our families dealing with Alzheimer’s and other disabilities.
Molina Health Care
Molina Health Care partners with Neighborhood House to provide Dr. Cleo’s Cooking Classes for our students. Our student learn to make healthy decisions about food, and learn how to prepare some fun recipes they can replicate at home!
National Charity League connects mothers and daughters to non-profits in need of volunteers. For the past several years, NCL has provided volunteer support to Neighborhood House at events like Tent Party, Summer Celebration, and more.
Neighborhood House is approved by the VA to provide daily care at no cost to veterans and their families, through received benefits provided by the VA.