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Utah Family Voices

Mailing Address:
2290 East 4500 South #170
Salt Lake City, UT 84117

Phone: 801-272-1051
Fax: 801-565-1695

Contact Person: Gina Pola-Money

Email:

Web Site: http://http://www.utahfamilyvoices.org/, gina.ufv@gmail.com

Population Served:
Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances

Mission:
Utah Family Voices Health Information and Education Center helps families of children and youth with special health care needs to advocate for health care services that are family-centered, community-based, comprehensive, coordinated and culturally competent; promotes the inclusion of all families as decision makers at all levels of health care; and supports essential partnerships between families and professionals.

Description:
Family Voices aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities. Through our national network, we provide families tools to make informed decisions, advocate for improved public and private policies, build partnerships among professionals and families and serve as a trusted resource on health care.

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Sponsor/run support groups for families or youth
• Provide education to families or youth on issues of interest
• Provide training and mentoring of family members or youth (e.g., to assume leadership roles, act as provider)
• Provide training and presentations to system of care/child serving agencies or community
• Provide technical assistance (e.g., to other family or youth organizations, child serving agencies)
• Recruit family members or youth for positions within child serving agencies
• Organize conferences
• Participate in child serving system/system of care policy-making and leadership groups
• Participate in child serving system/system of care management meetings
• Provide advocacy

Organization type:
• A statewide family-run organization
• A statewide family-run chapter of a national organization

Region(s) served:
• Statewide

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