Housing Rehabilitation Program
The City offers low interest loans to homeowners living within the City of West Jordan for the rehabilitation of existing homes to bring them up to the Department of Housing & Urban Development’s Minimum Property Standards. Loans are for a 10-20 year period at a 5% interest rate. Seniors and disabled persons may qualify for a 0% interest deferred loan with no payments required until the home is disposed of. Contact Charles Tarver, CDBG Coordinator at (801) 569-5062. T-T-Y 711 for the hearing impaired.
Housing Rehabilitation Application
| ||Down Payment Assistance Program |
The City offers a Down Payment Assistance Program to low- and moderate-income persons wishing to purchase a home in the City of West Jordan. The program provides loans for half of the required down payment and one-time closing costs for a combined total of $5,000. Homebuyers are required to meet income requirements and to live in the home for a period of 5 years. After the initial 5-year period, the loan is forgiven and no repayment is due. Contact Charles Tarver, CDBG Coordinator at (801) 569-5062. T-T-Y 711 for the hearing impaired.
Down Payment Assistance Application
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| || ASSIST Program |
The City provides funding through the ASSIST Program for emergency home repairs and accessibility improvements for low- and moderate-income homeowners in West Jordan. These emergency repairs are for items under $2,000 needing immediate attention. Eligible activities include water heater replacement, heating unit repair, plumbing repairs, electrical, roofing, handicapped accessibility, etc. Contact ASSIST for an appointment at (801) 355-7585 or http://www.assistutah.org.
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|Utah Food Bank Services |
The City provides funding for minor emergency home repairs through Utah Food Bank Services for seniors located in the City of West Jordan. These repairs are for minor items including light switches, plumbing, wiring, etc. Contact Utah Food Bank Services at (801) 978-2452. http://www.utahfoodbank.org/
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Public Service Agencies
South Valley Sanctuary
Provides a 24 hour, 365 day facility for victims of domestic violence. Victims can obtain housing and counseling services for up to 30 days. Men, women and children are accepted into the facility. Contact South Valley Sanctuary at (801) 255-1095 or http://www.southvalleysanctuary.com.
South County Food Pantry
The Community Action Program operates the South County Food Pantry located at 8446 South Harrison Street (300 West), Midvale, Utah 84047. This pantry provides a three-day emergency food supply to low- and moderate-income persons. Contact Salt Lake Community Action Program at (801) 359-2444 or http://www.slcap.org.
Comprehensive Housing/Financial Counseling 211 Information and Referral Services
The Community Action Program provides Comprehensive Housing/Financial Counseling in Homebuyer education, Mortgage Default/Foreclosure, HECM (Reverse Mortgages). For more information, contact Salt Lake Community Action Program at (801) 359-2444 or http://www.slcap.org.
Utah Food Bank Services operates the 211 Information and Referral Program that provides accurate information regarding various social and community services to people in need. Contact Utah Food Bank Services at (801) 978-2452 for additional information or http://www.utahfoodbank.org.
Utah Food Bank
The Utah Food Bank provides for a central collection and distribution center for all donated food in Salt Lake County. The food bank provides food to the various food pantries located in Salt Lake County as well as throughout the State of Utah. Contact Utah Food Bank Services at (801) 978-2452 for additional information or http://www.utahfoodbank.org.
The Road Home Homeless Shelter Family Support Center
The Road Home operates the Salt Lake City Homeless Shelter located at 210 S. Rio Grande Street. The facility provides emergency shelter and services to people experiencing homelessness. In addition, The Road Home operates an emergency winter housing shelter in Midvale, Utah between November-April of each year. Contact The Road Home at (801) 364-7643 or http://www.theroadhome.org.
The Family Support Center operates a Crisis Nursery and a parent advocate program at 777 W. Center Street, Midvale, Utah. The nursery provides a place where children at risk of abuse or neglect can be taken for safety. For no charge, children who are at risk may be brought to the Crisis Nursery for a few hours or up to three days. Contact the Family Support Center at (801) 255-6881 or http://www.familysupportcenter.org.
The YWCA of Salt Lake City provides shelter and support services for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. In addition, the YWCA operates a transitional housing program to move victims from the shelter into a permanent housing situation. Contact the YWCA at (801) 537-8614 or http://www.ywca.com.
Community Health Centers
The CHC offers a dental care program to low income, uninsured residents on an ability-to-pay sliding scale fee basis. CHC offers locations for dental care at 461 S. 400 East and 1365 W. 1000 North, Salt Lake City. Contact CHC. Contact the Community Health Centers (801) 412-6920 or http://www.chc-ut.org.
| ||Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake City |
Legal Aid Society is a non-profit legal organization that assists victims of domestic violence and low-income individuals with domestic relations cases (child custody and support, divorce, paternity, etc.) Offices are located at 205 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Contact Legal Aid Society at (801) 924-3177 or http://www.legalaidsocietyofsaltlake.org/.
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Sandy Counseling Centers
The Sandy Counseling Centers provide accessibility to programs and services to victims who lack mental health counseling, skills development, life coaching and other quality of life enhancement. Priorities for services are to victims of crime and abuse. Contact Sandy Counseling Centers at (801) 944-1666 or http://www.sandycounselingcenters.com.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah
The BBBSU offers mentoring services and programs for at-risk children with individual attention being provided at least two to four times a month. Located at 151 E. 5600 South, Suite 200, Murray, Utah. Contact Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah at (801) 313-0303 or http://www.bbbsu.org.
Kostopulos Dream Foundation
The Kostopulos Dream Foundation provides a Summer Recreation Program for individuals with disabilities, ages 7-70. Located at 2500 Emigration Canyon, Camp Kostopulos provides week-long camping sessions for disabled individuals during the summer months. Contact the Kostopulos Dream Foundation at (801) 582-0700 or http://www.campk.org.
Boys & Girls Club of South Valley
The Boys & Girls Club of South Valley operates an after-school program that improves the education, life and leadership skills of youth who attend Heartland Elementary School located in West Jordan. Contact the Boys & Girls Club of South Valley at (801) 284-4251 or http://www.bgcsv.org.
| ||Utah Alcoholism Foundation |
The mission of the Utah Alcoholism Foundation is to build futures and unify families to stop generational substance abuse, child abuse, and domestic violence. Services provided include housing and counseling service for victims of alcoholism. Contact the Utah Alcoholism Foundation at (801) 487-3276 or http://www.houseofhopeut.org/.
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Wasatch Front Regional Council
The Wasatch Front Regional Council provides a formal coordination and planning mechanism between municipalities, Salt Lake County government and Wasatch Front Regional Council. Contact WFRC at (801) 363-4230. http://www.wfrc.org/
| ||West Jordan Senior Citizen Center |
The West Jordan Senior Citizen Center provides services for seniors ranging from recreational activities, daily lunches, educational programs, crafts, etc. The West Jordan Senior Citizen Center provides a shuttle service for seniors unable to drive to the center. Contact the center at (801) 561-7320.
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| ||West Jordan Sugar Factory Senior Housing |
The West Jordan Sugar Factory Senior Housing, located at 2105 W. Sugar Factory Road, offers affordable one bedroom apartments to seniors on a fixed income. Monthly rents and utilities do not exceed 30% of the resident income. Contact the West Jordan Sugar Factory Senior Housing at (801) 352-1256.
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