AGENCIES

Utah Department of Human Services works to ensure children, families and adults in Utah communities are receiving the services they need to lead safe and healthy lives. For agency-specific information, click on any one of the services to the left.


  • Over 4,000 employees statewide
  • Utah and the U.S. are experiencing a population boom in people over 65 years old
  • Child and Family Services received 37,169 complaints of child abuse
  • 38% of children in foster care were placed with a kinship caregiver
  • 29% of Utah’s youth will have some contact with the juvenile justice system
  • 2,941 people with disabilities received in-home services
  • 1,892 people are waiting for services because funding is not available
  • 45,954 Utahns received mental health services
  • 3,096 homes and facilities were licensed and monitored
  • Office of Public Guardian serves as the legal guardian and/or conservator for more than 220 Utahns
  • Over 114,300 children are served by child support services
  • Office of Recovery Services collected over $243 million; $3.1 million was returned to the State General Fund
  • Office of Services Review sampled over 700 cases for compliance to child welfare statute and policy
  • 206 Utahns live at Utah State Developmental Center
  • 674 Utahns received mental health treatment at Utah State Hospital
 
Office of the Executive Director
1-801-538-4001
Aging and Adult Services
1-877-424-4640 or 801-538-3910
Child and Family Services
801-538-4100
Juvenile Justice Services
1-801-538-4330
Office of Administrative Hearings
1-801-538-3900
Office of Fiscal Operations
1-801-538-4107
Office of Licensing
1-801-538-4242
Office of Public Guardian
1-801-538-8255
Office of Recovery Services
801-536-8500
Office of Services Review
1-801-538-4277
Services for People with Disabilities
1-800-837-6811 or 801-538-8255, TDY 7-1-1
Substance Abuse and Mental Health
801-538-3939
Utah State Developmental Center
1-801-763-4000
Utah State Hospital
1-801-344-4400
Human Services Media/Communications
1-801-520-2777
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