Youth Services177 West Price Avenue (3610 S) Salt Lake City, UT 84115Phone: 385-468-4500Fax: 385-468-4498/ Email
The Shelter Care Program includes the Boys, Girls Group Homes, and Christmas Box HouseShelter Care is for children in the Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) care, ages 0-18, who are at-risk of or who have experienced abuse, neglect or dependency.
This program is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It provides temporary placement to provide safety, nurturing, and support. Youth stay until they can return home or a permanent foster home or kinship placement can be found. Shelter Care provides a place that encourages emotional and physical development and well-being. There is no cost to the family or child for these services.
Note: Only DCFS or a sworn police officer can admit a child into Shelter Care.Contact - Corylyn Ybarra, Shelter Care Program Manager - 385-468-4445