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 
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 (Monday – Saturday: breakfast 8:30-9:30 am, lunch noon-1:00 pm, dinner 4:30-5:30 pm; Sundays and holidays: lunch noon-1:00 pm). Click here for a current schedule.
  • Transitional housing program (apply in person by appointment)
  • Clothing vouchers, blankets and sleeping bags, hygiene supplies
  • Computer lab
  • Laundry and shower facilities
  • Temporary mailing address
  • Haircuts
  • Medical clinic, mental health services (Wasatch) and dental care

LDS Transitional Services
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 
815 S. Freedom Blvd (200 West), Provo, UT
Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (3:00 pm on second Monday)
Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • Food bank
  • Clothing vouchers (Deseret Industries)
  • Haircut vouchers for job interviews
  • Rental and utility assistance for qualified applicants
  • ID program (birth certificates, state photo ID, Social Security cards)
  • Gas/bus tokens for qualified employment or medical purposes
  • Financial counseling

Tabitha’s Way
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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