The volunteer lead YPR-Salt Lake City Chapter is currently does YPR Programming every day of the week. We have 4 large, public Pro-Social Events planned for 2023. We have Community partners in Odyssey House where we provide All-Recovery Meetings, Workshops and Pro-Social Events at 4 of their adult residential treatment centers and 1 adolescent residential treatment center. Our Partnership with Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness (USARA) provides Advocacy collaboration opportunities as well as a meeting space for our regular Monday night, public All-Recovery Meeting. Additionally, our partnership with the Volunteers of America Youth Resource Center (VOA-YRC) allows us an opportunity to bring Community Engagement opportunities, All-Recovery Meeting and Workshops to adolescents experiencing homelessness. Our Chapter has an amazing Advisory Board, and active Chapter Leadership Team and many great volunteers and chapter members. We are always looking for new members, Community Partners, Event Sponsors and new ways to grow. We are very active in our YPR-SLC Facebook group which has over 700 members. Events and schedules are posted there.
Odyssey House Substance Use and Mental Health Services
Odyssey House, founded in 1971 and operating as a 501(c)3, aims to empower people to heal and build better lives. It is Utah’s largest and most comprehensive addiction program, focusing on what is best for those served. Their approach treats the “whole person” using evidence-based models to overcome barriers, offering services that address each aspect of the individual for a holistic change.
Volunteers of America Youth Resource Center, Utah
This center, targeting youth aged 15—22 at risk of or experiencing homelessness, offers a range of services. These include basic needs like meals, pantry food, showers, laundry, life-skills groups, housing and employment case management, dental and medical care assistance, and mental health services. It functions as a 30-bed emergency shelter from 7:30 pm to 8:30 am, expanding to 50 beds in winter.
Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness
USARA focuses on connecting and inspiring communities to advocate for addiction recovery. They envision a Utah where recovery community and connection are the most valuable assets for people recovering from addiction.
Pro-Social Event Sponsor – Remodel Express
Remodel Express, a local home remodeling contractor, promises high-quality workmanship. They offer a Mobile Showroom, showcasing the latest styles and colors, for convenient in-home consultations. With over 15 years of experience, their team focuses on detailed, customer-centric remodeling, aided by the latest design software.
Joe Black – Kellar Williams Realtor
Joe Black, representing Keller Williams SLC, is known for excellent customer service, consistent communication, and an honest approach in real estate.