The Salt Lake County Bureau of Emergency Management serves our citizens by directing and coordinating resources for disasters and emergencies through preparation, planning, mitigation, response and recovery.
Our Mission: To prepare residents, businesses and municipal government to respond to disasters.
Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters
The Utah VOAD is the forum where organizations share knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle—preparation, response and recovery—to help disaster survivors and their communities.
Members of the Utah VOAD form a coalition of nonprofit organizations that respond to disasters as part of their overall mission:
From small house fires to multi-state natural disasters, the American Red Cross goes wherever we’re needed, so people can have clean water, safe shelter and hot meals when they need them most.
- Disaster Assessment
- Agency Referrals
- Emergency Lodging
- Emergency Cash Assistance
Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families.
- Home repair (post muck out)
- Repair materials
- Volunteer Manpower
- Appliance/Furniture replacement
Southern Baptist volunteers prepare most of the meals distributed by the American Red Cross and provide many other disaster services. Southern Baptists have more than 1,550 mobile disaster response units on call for local, state, and national emergencies, with more than one hundred thousand trained volunteers scattered across the nation.
- Flood Mitigation
Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams.
- Damage Assessment
- Debris Removal
- Flood Mitigation (Muck out)
- Expedient Home Repair
In partnership with other relief organizations, we strive to provide immediate emergency assistance around the world to victims of natural disasters, civil unrest, or famine.
- Emergency food
- Emergency Clean up kits
- Clothing Vouchers
- Appliance/ Furniture vouchers
The purpose of the Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism is to enable individuals, communities, and organizations in Utah to benefit from the service, power, skills, and passion of volunteers.
- Volunteer & Donations Management
- Corporation for National and Community Service Liaison
While every disaster is unique, the core of our disaster program consists of several basic services. And while these services address many of the typical needs of a disaster survivor, Salvation Army disaster relief is also flexible. Our services are adapted to the specific needs of individuals and communities, and are scalable according to the magnitude of the disaster.
- Emergency housing
- Emergency Food
- Emergency Clothing
- Emotional Care
- Spiritual Care
2-1-1 provides people with ways to get help, and give help. By simply dialing 2-1-1, callers can connect to health and human resources they need, as well as find meaningful volunteer opportunities.
- Information resources
- Agency Referrals
Utah Food Bank distributes food free-of-charge to a network of 141 partner agencies located throughout all 29 counties of our state.
- Childhood Hunger Program
- Food Box Programs
- Mobile Pantries
- Grocery Rescue Program
School Districts Part of S.A.F.E.
because we focus on one goal, one purpose – student learning
The symbols of Canyons District are three majestic peaks that rise above our namesake. Yes, the peaks represent the magnificence of the mountains that stand tall above our schools, athletic fields and playgrounds, but they also represent the obstacles that may face us, and our students, and our resolve to rise above them.
Murray City School District is committed to excellence in education where all students are provided opportunities to develop the essential skills necessary to become contributing members of our global society.
Students will leave us prepared for college,
career and life in the 21st century world.
Jordan’s vision focuses on collaboration, learning and results. This is achieved by bringing educators together to foster an environment of success in academic achievement and growth for all students
Health and Medical Partners
The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Program coordinates the skills of practicing and retired physicians, nurses and other health professionals as well as other citizens interested in health issues, who are eager to volunteer to address their community’s ongoing public health needs and to help their community during large-scale emergency situations.
The Salt Lake County Health Department offers an extensive list of services like:
Birth certificates, Health permits, Behavioral health services, Aging services and more.