Neighborhood & Community Resources

There are many resources in our city to help with various needs.

    • Every year, the City of Orem receives Community Development Block Grant funding from HUD. Fifteen percent of this allocation is used to support important public services in our city. To find out more about these beneficial organizations and the services they provide, click here. Please feel free to contact them if you or someone you know needs one of the resources they provide.
    • Are you in need of housing resources? Check out Mountainland Continuum of Care’s Homeless to Homeless and Beyond Brochure here. The brochure lists several housing resources in the community along the housing continuum. 
    • Utah Valley Hospital is offering a free workshop to highlight mental health resources available in Utah County. For more information, click here.
    • Circles, a community-based initiative focused on helping families become self-reliant, is accepting applications for participants. Find more information here
    • Recently, the City of Orem created a neighborhood preservation resource guide focusing on neighborhood-related resources and relevant public services, such as utility payment assistance, weatherization, and citywide clean-ups. To access this resource guide, click here for English and here for Spanish.
    • Department of Workforce Services is offering applications for a Pandemic-EBT program, a nutrition assistance program for school aged children who were eligible to participate in free or reduced price school meals during the 2019-2020 school year.  Visit their website for more info. 
    • The Central Utah Water Conservancy District is offering free landscaping classes, as well as classes for children and youth. Landscaping classes cover growing fruits and vegetables, sprinkler classes, planting bed design classes, and much more. Classes are free, but you must register online at cuwcd.com/classes.html. Click Here for a full list of classes
    • Utah County offers a Loan to Own program for area individuals and families looking to purchase a home.  To find out more, check out https://youtu.be/_1cYd6l1qMc
    • 2-1-1 provides the community with ways to get help and give help. By simply dialing 2-1-1, visiting 211utah.org, or downloading the “211 Utah” app, you can connect to health and human resources you need and find meaningful volunteer opportunities.
    • Do you have a wood or coal-burning stove that heats your house? Find out here how the state of Utah could pay for you to replace your old heater with either natural gas, propane, or electric central heating system.
    • To find out about other resources, contact Kena Mathews, City of Orem Community Services Manager, at 801-229-7023 or kjmathews@orem.org.

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