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September 19, 2017

Salt Lake County Youth Services to Host Ribbon Cutting at New West Jordan Location

Carol Hendrycks - Email

SALT LAKE COUNTY, UT – On September 26th, Salt Lake County Youth Services is hosting its Ribbon Cutting event at the newly opened West Jordan Office. The public is invited to attend to meet staff, tour the facility and learn about its unique wraparound approach that Salt Lake County Youth Services provides to residents.

Youth between the ages 8-17 may come to this location for crisis intervention and short -term placement at the Juvenile Receiving Center; free individual and/or family counseling; substance abuse and mental health treatments that include individualized plans, life skill groups, therapy and case management.

Salt Lake County Youth Services Director, Carolyn Hansen explained that “the move to the West Jordan office will make Youth Services more accessible to clients and other agencies. We are excited to partner with the City of West Jordan, the West Jordan Police Department, and our continuing community partners to meet the needs of youth and their families at the South end of the valley. It is our hope that our new location will be more convenient for all. We look forward to continuing in our partnership to provide crisis and substance abuse services.”

Serving over 9000 youth Salt Lake County Youth Services provides programs that foster healthy lifestyles and keep youth safe. For more information please contact Carol Hendrycks at 385-468-4502 or email

WHO: Speakers: Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, Salt Lake County Youth Services Director Carolyn Hansen
Honored Guests: Salt Lake County Chief Rosa Rivera, West Jordan Councilmember Dirk Burton, Chief of Police Doug Diamond, Fire Department Chief Marc McElreath, Children’s Justice Center Director, Susanne Mitchell, Salt Lake County Human Services Director Karen Crompton, Salt Lake County Health Department Executive Director Gary Edwards, Associate Director Salt Lake County Library Services Kent Dean

WHAT: Salt Lake County Youth Services Ribbon Cutting and Open House - Photo or video opportunity at 4pm

WHEN: Tuesday, September 26 th - 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: 8781 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan, Utah 84088. Building #3. (Oak Park Place)


About Salt Lake County Youth Services

Since 1974, Salt Lake County Youth Services has provided safety, shelter and support to children, youth and their families in the Greater Salt Lake area. The division offers 15 programs to Salt Lake County residents including substance abuse treatment, residential shelter care for youth 0 to 18, housing for young adults 18-22, after school programs, short and long-term individual and family counseling, juvenile receiving centers, and resources for homeless youth.