Basic Needs

2-1-1 Information
The most complete listing of resources available in any Utah county can be found by calling 2-1-1 from any phone or by visiting the Utah United Way 2-1-1 website for Utah County ( You can also reach the Utah County 2-1-1 information online by visiting the local website (

Food and Care Coalition 
COVID-19 UPDATE: Please follow basic guidelines washing hands, etc. Please don’t come in for services if sick (though medical clinic is open – call first to make an appointment). Breakfast is suspended through March 31. Still providing lunch and dinner (sit-down options limited so grab and go meals for everyone who has another place to eat, like a car or home).

299 E. 900 South, Provo, UT
Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm and open for meals on weekends

  • Meals served daily (breakfast at 8:30, lunch at noon and dinner at 4:30 Monday – Saturday, and lunch at noon on Sundays and holidays). Click here for a current schedule.
  • Transitional housing program (apply in person)
  • Clothing, blankets and sleeping bags, hygiene supplies
  • Computer lab
  • Laundry and shower facilities
  • Mail delivery
  • Medical clinic

LDS Transitional Services
COVID-19 UPDATE: Office is closed until further notice. Contact Community Action Services for possible assistance.

1415 N. State St., Provo, UT (by Deseret Industries)
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
To access services, you must have a current photo ID. Your Utah County Jail release form will be accepted if you don’t have current state ID.

Community Action Services 
COVID-19 UPDATE: New procedures for food bank pickups. Emergency shelter assistance still available. Circles initiative is temporarily suspended. Agency hours remain as listed below.

815 S. 200 West, Provo, UT
Monday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (3:00 pm on second Monday)
Tuesday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Tabitha’s Way
COVID-19 UPDATE: Replacing Client Choice approach to a Pre-boxed (or pre-sacked), mobile-style distribution process. The pantry service hours of operation will remain the same, however, clients need to remain in their vehicles. We will bring bagged food to vehicles. Please refer to your specific pantry for more detailed instructions. 

North Pantry
920 East State Rd., Suite C, American Fork, UT
Tuesday – Friday, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Wednesday, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
1st and 3rd Saturday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

South Pantry
45 East 100 North, Spanish Fork, UT
Tuesday – Friday, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
2nd and 4th Saturday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Workforce Services 
COVID-19 UPDATE: Click here for up-to-date information on hours, benefits, etc. In general, call and use on-line tools rather than going in person if you can.

Food cards, financial assistance, childcare and medical programs for qualified applicants (click here). Keep in mind that it takes time for your application for any benefits, including food cards, to be processed.

There are three Workforce Services office in Utah County open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm:

  • 1550 N. 200 West, Provo, UT
  • 557 W. State Street, Lehi, UT
  • 1185 N. Canyon Creek Parkway, Spanish Fork, UT

You can call Workforce Services at 801-526-0950 for more information, including about your specific account if you already have one set up.

Public Transportation
For information about UTA buses, TRAX and Frontrunner, click here.

And great news! The 830 UVX rapid transit bus that runs between Provo East Bay/Provo Central Station and Orem Central Station via BYU and UVU is free of charge for all riders through the end of 2021! For a map of UVX stops, click here.

Resources in Other Utah Counties
For the United Way 211 resource lists for other counties in Utah, including Salt Lake, click here and scroll down.

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