Utah State Developmental Center
Dedicated to providing an array of resources and supports for people with disabilities with complex or acute needs in Utah. This includes residential and other support services.
Offers a variety of services to those with disabilities.
Various locations in Utah
Adult Protective Services
To report suspicions of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of vulnerable adults.
Salt Lake County: 801-264-7669
General website: hsdaas.utah.gov
Reporting Link: https://daas.utah.gov/adult-protective-services/aps-form/
Disability & Abuse Project
Identifies ways to reduce the risk of abuse, promotes healing for victims, and seeks justice for those who have been victimized. (For California, but some information is general)
Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake
A non-profit organization that aids low-income families and individuals and victimes of domestic violence. Offers representation of proposed wards and wards wanting to contest proposed or existing guardianships.
Lawyer Referral Service of the Utah State Bar
Provides names of private attorneys who handle cases for a fee.
Phone: 801-531-9077 or 800-698-9077
Consumer Programs Specialist: Division of Substance Abuse & Mental Health
Provides information about services and plans available through Utah’s system.
Presentation: Trauma and People with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities: Recognizing Signs of Abuse and Providing effective Symptom Relief
Presented by Nora J. Baladerian, Ph.D
Book: Poder: a model for abuse risk reduction for children and adults with disabilities
Written by Nora J. Baladerian, Ph.D
Literature as Therapy
Provide quality books and curriculum for individuals having developmental disabilities, emotional problems, and/or special needs.
1517 North Grove Drive, Alpine, Utah, 84004
Kids on the Move